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quadrod
05-03-2009, 03:25 PM
So, i was in need of a spindle nose protector for my SB13, 2-1/4x8. I was in a bolt specialty store in Little Rock and they had this large nut on the counter, measures 3.109" side to side. I ask how much for the nut, he says go ahead and take it, so i did. Here is the nut re-threaded to 2-1/4
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t78/quadrod426/P1010094-1.jpg
But now i need a wrench to remove nut and Collete closer. Ah, i have some 1/2" aluminum plate i got from the scrap yard. So with drill press to drill through at each corner of the hex, a copping saw and a file, then the table saw to cut the wrench out of the plate i have this
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t78/quadrod426/P1010095-2.jpg
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t78/quadrod426/P1010096-2.jpg

chip's
05-03-2009, 05:30 PM
Good idea nice work.