Originally Posted by ApoC_101
tough tap, not really no. I've snapped one inch taps before in very tough steels, that I would consider tough... half inch anything in aluminum is cake walking
I was thinking about holding a little ASA and trying to tap it, but I guess you would finish out the inside and then clean up any jaw marks. Order of operations...
This is what sent me to Bacci to get an old ASA to thread (on the outside). What are the odds that the cheap tap is cheap in the right direction? That would be nice to have an ASA tap.