Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:17 pm
This method has been discussed on here before. Since I never have any new ideas, this is how I did it.
First take a 5/8" x 3" bolt
and cut off the head.
Jam two nuts on threaded end.
in drill press.
Grind taper with angle grinder while running drill press.
Finished Bevel on nut.
Install beveled nut on a 5/8 " bolt
Use Locktite to keep nut tight against the head of bolt
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:35 pm
That looks right near perfect to me. I think this might make the how to forum.
Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:10 pm
Excellent idea It has now been copied to the How To Forum, locked... and ensconsed in the CBoK, In The Shop under - All About Tools, Jigs, Special Parts and Equipment - Parts right alongside Dale's version
Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:16 pm
Hey Rudi, sorry about the large pics. I have a new camera and can't figure out how to make smaller ones.
Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:57 am
Great job Bighoss
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:15 am
Neat. Is the grinder held some way to control the angle of the bevel? If I tried to freehand it I would never have two the same. I could of course always use the backup system: "Uncle Allen, how?" Vern
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:32 am
Great job Bighoss,
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:48 am
A boni-fide, card-carrying Redneck might be offended by the disparaging nature implicit in the title of your posting "Redneck".....Tapered Impliment Bolt; what about "engineered", "creative", "improvised", etc, there's got to be a better way!! Us Rednecks have feeling too!!! JH
Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:02 am
BIGHOSS wrote:Hey Rudi, sorry about the large pics. I have a new camera and can't figure out how to make smaller ones.
I am going to archive em as I do for all the articles and if you wish
I can resize em and host em from the server. Your choice - let me know. Personally I like the unresized ones as they leave options.
Thanks for putting together article #2
Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:57 am
I just freehand the grinder while the drill press is turning, using a real tapered bolt
as a guide. I use the grinder in the pic with a hard wheel to rough grind the nut. Then I switch to another grinder with a 60 grit disc to give it a better finish.
If I have offended any Red-Necks out there I sincerely Apologize. We Red-Necks are so sensitive.
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