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I've never used threaded delrin post before. I know this might sound stupid, but how do you space the posts to keep them from stripping out?
 

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I never used them either.How do you cut the top of the post the same angle as the hood or roof?How do you find that angle?
 

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Drill The Hole Deeper.... And Use Longer Screws...... Make Sure When You Drill It Out You Use A 4-40 Tap... I Will Usually Bend The Screw Or Break The Post Before I Have One Strip Out....
 

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TO cut the posts to fit the angle, I went to Harbor Freight and got a small cutoff saw. electric it has an angle adjustment for the clamp. I think the saw was $29 dollars. I will post the part number tonite when I get home. for the front posts on the THD and CHD I used 15 degrees seems perfect, I think I used 15 degrees for the COT also but don't remember.
 

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I used my dremel to cut the end on slow speed, then hand drill out and tap to 4-40. Like Doughboy says you cant rush it.

Bill
 

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Do you have to cut the posts? My cutting line is not the best, so I would rather use spacers. What are used as spacers?
 

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Ritchie, thats the one, works great. I cut them to length with the above mention cutoff saw. Don't use spacers.
 

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The aluminum ones I have were made at 15*. When I ran the derlin I always put the helicoils in them, top and bottom, never had any problems.
 
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