34 Piece Tap and Die Set £17 at aldi this thursday
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34 Piece Tap and Die Set £17 at aldi this thursday

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Found 17th Jan 2012
34 Piece Tap and Die Set
£16 .99 per set

Set comprises:

10 threading dies, 10 taps for hand and machine use
8 drill bits
Accessories: 1 die holder, diameter 25mm, 255mm
1 T-tap holder for taps up to size M6
1 tap wrench, 255mm, M4-M12/3/16" - 1/2
1 screwdriver
1 thread gauge, 10 leaves, metric and inch thread
Metal storage box
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I bought this last time around. Already saved my ass a few times
Last time I bought a cheap tap & die set to tap an aluminium block the tap fell to bits, didn't even get one good thread out of it. Does anyone know how good this is?
Hmm interesting. Would like to know how good this is too.
Tap and Die set. Whoo whoo, hold me back, will be ready to buy a dozen when they open!!!
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Not something I would trust to use often but for one off jobs I would give it a go at this price
This one is better value......and with a lot of buyers and good reviews.....less of a risk.

ebay.co.uk/itm…dll?ViewItem&item=170447499586&ssPageName=ADME:L:OC:GB:1123
the aldi one looks a nice set - seems to include the proper sized drill bits as well which the ebay one above doesn't.

seems to include the proper sized drill bits as well which the ebay one … seems to include the proper sized drill bits as well which the ebay one above doesn't



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It has M4 to M12 with 2 different thread sizes for each...
Edited by: "perkypig" 17th Jan 2012
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you know you're in the **** when you're using one of these!

what I meant was say you're using a 7mm tap, you need to drill the hole 6.25mm or something (ie not a standard size), it looks like the aldi set comes with these drills in the special sizes which the ebay one doesn't.





perkypig

?It has M4 to M12 with 2 different thread sizes for each...


Tim_UK

what I meant was say you're using a 7mm tap, you need to drill the hole … what I meant was say you're using a 7mm tap, you need to drill the hole 6.25mm or something (ie not a standard size), it looks like the aldi set comes with these drills in the special sizes which the ebay one doesn't.



The tap and die holders in the Aldi set look better quality too. Does either set have split dies though..
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