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Old 12-22-2013, 12:01 PM
el Diablo Guapo el Diablo Guapo is offline
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Default math for slug insert slit

the slugs work by snugly fitting in the existing tubes
in order to do this a slit is made inthe tube I just restimated and re-estimated, and was surprised at how large a slit i needed to make in ordeer tio do this

thinking about another project, i realized that the math for slitting the insert slugs is

((tube wall thickness)*2)*pi [3.14]= (slit width)

.065" * 2 = .13" .13" * 3.14 = .41"

that is: two walls times pi gives the width if the slit

[ i think - does this seem right? i did wind up cutting about 1/2" slits
i wil try this soon...]

circles are amazing
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