On 7/8/07, nick brearley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> At 18:58 07/07/2007, David Scheidt wrote:
> It's my understanding that BS 1083:1965 says BSW and BSF bolts and
> nuts of the same diameter have the same size hex. I don't have a copy
> of the standard, though, and I'm relying on Industrial Press to get
> things right. There's a table of sizes on page 1572 of the 27th
> BS 1083:1951 and 916:1953 gives BSW and BSF bolts as identical in
> dimensions except for TPI. Source Kemp's Engineers Year Book 1962.
> Noticing the date makes me think it would be worthwhile moving into the
> 21st century. Anyone have any thoughts about book versus cd versions of
> Machinery's Handbook?
The CD is nothing more than a bunch of encrypted PDFs. It's a pain in
the neck to deal with. It also won't work on anything but windows.
Buy the book. You'll be able to use it for 50 years, and it's the
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