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Old 04-03-2013, 04:28 AM   #27
Jim Day
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Originally Posted by disston View Post
The best repair does seem to be welding new Aluminum and then cutting new threads on the head. This is a really big thread and the die for cutting it is probably not too common. I see the die for sale on Ebay sometimes and it is a $100...
I'd love to have one of those. Welding the metal on is easy, getting that die might be more difficult. It would be hard to justify the expense for something I'd hardly ever use but it would be nice to have around. If you ever see one at that price again PM me.

Anyone know the exact specifications for the the threads?
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