Might be a bit oversize...
On Mon, 6 Apr 2009 13:54:40 -0700 (PDT), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Likely so, however I suspect Joe needs them for something *other* than
By strange coincidence I happen to live near Georgia Farrier Supply and was
going to offer to swing by and take measurements... Until I noticed the price!
Better sit down and swallow whatever you happen to be drinking before clicking
on the links above.
The only "simpler solution" I see would be a spherical cutter (to make
the dimple into a sphere of some standard radius) in conjunction with
a spherical-head nipple. The spherical cutter (just a custom-ground
drill) is relatively easy, and some machine shops with NC lathes could
turn the special nipples out easily enough.
I suspect the washer solution would leave you with a nipple that has
high stress (and fractures) or with a nipple that finds the center of
with its head, and the center of the hole with its shaft, and STILL
The aimed-drill idea doesn't always take math, you might be able to
put a laser
pointer in the drill press chuck, and align a rim-clamp jig using
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