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Old 04-30-2014, 07:23 AM   #1
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Default Where can I buy Acme thread??

I want to make the boom on my engine hoist adjustable while under load, so I want a peice of acme thread and nuts to put inside the tubing to do it that way I can adjust the length of the boom to compensate for the arc of travel .
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Default Re: Where can I buy Acme thread??

is acme thread something other than all-thread? If not the HD here in town had 4' and 8' but I am not sure of the hardness they have the regular zinc plated and stainless though.
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:37 AM   #3
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Default Re: Where can I buy Acme thread??

Acme thread is quite different then regular all thread, it'
s type of thread you see on screw jacks and other equipment
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:43 AM   #4
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Default Re: Where can I buy Acme thread??

ok threads like 1/8th inch really heavy so it turns under load I found this when I called Fastenal in anchorage

http://www.fastenal.com/web/products/fasteners/rods-studs/threaded-rods/_/Navigation?term=&termca=&termpx=&sortby=webrank&so rtdir=descending&searchmode=productSearch&zipcode= &filterByStore=&filterByVendingMachine=&r=~|catego ryl1:"600000 Fasteners"|~ ~|categoryl2:"600169 Rods 9and Studs"|~ ~|categoryl3:"600173 Threaded Rods"|~ ~|sattr08:^Acme$|~
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Default Re: Where can I buy Acme thread??

lol only looked like one line when I copy and pasted that
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:59 AM   #6
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Default Re: Where can I buy Acme thread??

fastenal had it last time i saw it
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