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    Well, for amusement and to totally show all those...

    Well, for amusement and to totally show all those jerks on PM what a'holes they are for doubting you, why don't you give us a summary of what time, materials, and cost (basic machines, modifications,...
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    ??? This doesn't have the feel of a Bill...

    ???

    This doesn't have the feel of a Bill thread, why do you think it's him?
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    For all his talk about making "high quality,...

    For all his talk about making "high quality, 190Ksi strength" fasteners, he's said not a word on hydrogen embrittlement, which is a significant problem with very high strength bolts and the like. It...
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    This is a shake your head and walk away thread. ...

    This is a shake your head and walk away thread. Cut, rolled, cast, whatever.

    Just walk away...

    [Just checked, and I still have my "face palm" tag that I mentioned in post #8]
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    I say let evolution take its course. However,...

    I say let evolution take its course. However, that usually involves that "Great 8" bolt head popping off just when it can drop the close formation of flying junk right on my head.
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    Agreed. Even a well-programmed swiss machine...

    Agreed. Even a well-programmed swiss machine isn't going to beat a cold heading and thread rolling machine fed with a wire coil. But even 20K is a low production run for one of those.
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    Yes, sensible bulk is the way to go, but...

    Yes, sensible bulk is the way to go, but split-lock washers are a pox, and should not be used anywhere. If you need a locking system either a deformed nut or nylon insert is a better choice, or a...
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    I bookmark a lot of the topics I read on PM, and...

    I bookmark a lot of the topics I read on PM, and usually add some additional text to help with in-computer searching ("good info" is a generic tag).

    This thread has gotten my first-ever "face...
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    No offense, but making commodity fasteners on an...

    No offense, but making commodity fasteners on an as-needed basis is about the worst way a machinist can spend their time. You should re-evaluate your processes and figure out why this seems...
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