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With the nuts and all-thread mounted in the chuck, we're ready to turn down 0.200" of the end until it just fits in the head. Notice that the slits in the nuts are between the jaws. When I got within 0.004" of the desired diameter (0.002" of travel remaining on the cross-slide), I started advancing by 0.0005" (which reduces the diameter by 0.001") and checking for fit each time. Smaller...
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