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Old 02-13-2018, 03:20 PM
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The Alcon EGT probe says to use. 31 drill and 30 reamer but that diameter is still too small to seat the probe all the way in. Is the intent for the probe to rest on the tapered region or Seat all the way flush with the tube diameter?
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:58 PM
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It will draw down into the hole for a press fit as you tighten up the clamp.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:53 PM
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Iíve tightened the clamp and even tried to lightly tap around the hole with a wooden piece but it still doesnít move. I think itís about a 0.006Ē difference in diameter between the hole and the probe at the clamp end so Iím not sure how the probe can shrink this much?
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:39 PM
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Iíve tightened the clamp and even tried to lightly tap around the hole with a wooden piece but it still doesnít move. I think itís about a 0.006Ē difference in diameter between the hole and the probe at the clamp end so Iím not sure how the probe can shrink this much?
Mine "popped" in after torquing down the worm clamps. I did not ream my holes, just drilled out to #30. That probably gave me a little bigger hole than drilling #31 and reaming #30.
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