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Last Updated: 04/19/2019

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  #1

5/16" - 36 HSS Right hand Thread Tap with 7.3mm Drill bit

 Ean: 0505654811656   |    PartNumber: 5163673   |   Asin: B0195UFBUY

5/16" - 36 HSS Right hand Thread Tap with 7.3mm Drill bit

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Brand: GAVAN   |   Manufacturer: STW

Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 0.9 x 4.3 inches (1.3 x 2.3 x 10.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $13.49 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #2

Kodiak USA Made 1/4-20 High Speed Steel Hand Tap Set Taper, Plug & Bottom H3 Limit 4 Flute - 1/4 Inch Diameter x 20 TPI Ground Threads High Speed Steel

Model: 202717   |    Mpn: KTC202717   |    PartNumber: KTC202717   |   Asin: B007BTPNC8

1/4-20 Hand Threading Tap .255" Shank 1 Thread Length 2-1/2" Overall Length 4 Flute Standard Hand Threading Tap.

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Brand: Kodiak Cutting Tools   |   Manufacturer: Kodiak Cutting Tools

Package Dimensions: 0.6 x 1.8 x 3.6 inches (1.5 x 4.6 x 9.1 cm)

Amazon Price: $15.99 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #3

Irwin Tools 2524- 3 Piece Set - 8 - 32 NC, High Carbon Steel Machine Screw Tap

Model: 2524   |    Mpn: 2524   |    Ean: 0042526025242   |    PartNumber: 2524   |   Asin: B003A2AYBA

Irwin's Hanson taps are ideal for auto repair and machinery where metric threads are specified. Convenient plastic pouch puts all the necessary taps at your finger tips. Each set includes 1 taper, bottoming and plug tap in the specified size.

Features

  • Ideal for auto repair and machinery
  • Convenient plastic pouch puts all the necessary taps at your finger tips
  • Each set includes 1 taper, bottoming and plug tap in the specified size
  • High Carbon Steel Construction for Durability
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Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: IRWIN

Item Dimensions: 2 x 4 x 7 inches (5.1 x 10.2 x 17.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.6 x 1.9 x 4.8 inches (1.5 x 4.8 x 12.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $8.90 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #4

Vermont American 20268 High Carbon Steel NC Fractional Bottoming Tap - 1/4-inch by 20

Model: 20268   |    Mpn: 20268   |    Ean: 0045325202685   |    PartNumber: 20268   |   Asin: B000KKT5BK

1/4"-20NC bottoming tap cuts threads to the bottom of a drilled hole. Cut cleaner and more accurate threads with this high carbon steel fractional screw bottoming taper tap. Its ideal for cutting right-hand internal thread. Also, ensures a fast and quality performance!

Features

  • High carbon steel fractional bottoming taps are ideal for cutting right-hand internal threads
  • Bottoming taps have 1 - 1/2 threads chamfered for tapping to the bottom of a hole
  • Four flute design on all taps ensures fast and easy chip clearance.
  • Required drill size is permanently etched on the tool for quick and easy reference.
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Brand: Vermont American   |   Manufacturer: Vermont American

Package Dimensions: 0.3 x 2 x 6 inches (0.8 x 5.1 x 15.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $5.25 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #5

Vermont American 21148 12MM-1.75 High Carbon Steel Metric Plug Tap

Model: 21148   |    Mpn: 21148   |    Ean: 0045325211489   |    PartNumber: 21148   |   Asin: B000GTQONW

Vermont American 21148 Plug Tap 12Mm-1.75

Features

  • High carbon steel metric taps are ideal for cutting internal threads in import cars, motorcycles and machinery.
  • Four flute design on all taps ensures fast and easy chip clearance.
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Brand: Vermont American   |   Manufacturer: Vermont American

Package Dimensions: 0.42 x 1.5 x 5.87 inches (1.1 x 3.8 x 14.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $6.22 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #6

Irwin Tools 2627- 3 Piece High Carbon Steel- Tap 5/16" - 18 NC

Model: 2627   |    Mpn: 2627   |    Ean: 0042526026270   |    PartNumber: 2627   |   Asin: B003A4Z2TW

The Irwin Tools 2627- 3 Pc. HCS- Tap 5/16" - 18 NC provides you with three taps of varying chamfer styles for various applications. These Taps are High Carbon Steel Taps for hand tapping. This kit is ideal for the end user who routinely uses the same size tap on a day to day basis for maintenance and repair. The Irwin High Carbon Steel taps are extremely durable and provide long cutting life. WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which is [are] known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Features

  • Ideal for auto repair and machinery
  • Convenient plastic pouch puts all the necessary taps at your finger tips
  • Each set includes 1 taper, bottoming and plug tap in the specified size
  • High Carbon Steel Construction for Durability
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Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: IRWIN

Item Dimensions: 1 x 2 x 4.5 inches (2.5 x 5.1 x 11.4 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 1.9 x 3.4 inches (1.3 x 4.8 x 8.6 cm)

Amazon Price: $11.86 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #7

IRWIN HANSON 4 - 40 NC Tap and No. 43 Drill Bit Set, 80209

Model: 80209   |    Mpn: 80209   |    Ean: 0042526802096   |    PartNumber: 80209   |   Asin: B00004YOAO

The IRWIN HANSON 4 - 40 NC Tap and No. 43 Drill Bit is ideal for creating precise holes and 40 clean threads per inch in metal for general purpose drilling. The drill bit is constructed of high speed steel for fast drilling, while the tap is crafted of high carbon steel for durability.

Features

  • Ideal for creating and threading fasteners holes in metal
  • Creates 40 threads per inch
  • Drill bit constructed of high speed steel for fast and precise drilling
  • Tap crafted of high carbon steel for general purpose drilling
  • Includes 1 drill bit and 1 tap
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Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: IRWIN

Item Dimensions: 1 x 2 x 6 inches (2.5 x 5.1 x 15.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.4 x 1.6 x 5.75 inches (1.0 x 4.1 x 14.6 cm)

Amazon Price: $3.00 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #8

Drill America 6 Piece NPT Pipe Tap, Carbon Steel, DWTPT Series Set, 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" and 1" in Wooden Case

Model: DWTPT1/8-1SET   |    Mpn: DWTPT1/8-1SET   |    Ean: 0887861241595   |    PartNumber: DWTPT1/8-1SET   |   Asin: B07B7SNCJ7

6 Piece Carbon Steel NPT Pipe Tap Set with Sizes 1/8", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4" and 1" in Wood Case Carbon steel pipe taps are designed to clean and or re-thread damaged or jam pipe threads Also called 'pipe taps', National pipe taper taps are appropriate for Threading a wide variety of materials both ferrous and non-ferrous. The nominal size of a pipe Tap is that of the pipe fitting to be tapped, not the actual size of the Tap. The thread tapers 3/4 of an inch per foot. All pipe taps furnished with a 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 thread chamfer. Not threads require the use of a sealer like Teflon tape or pipe compound.

Features

  • Carbon steel pipe taps are designed to clean and or re-thread damaged or jam pipe threads
  • Also called 'pipe taps', National Pipe Taper (NPT) taps are appropriate for threading a wide variety of materials both ferrous and non-ferrous.
  • The nominal size of a Pipe Tap is that of the pipe fitting to be tapped, not the actual size of the tap.
  • The thread tapers 3/4 of an inch per foot. All Pipe Taps furnished with a 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 thread chamfer.
  • 6 Piece Set of Carbon Steel NPT Pipe Taps, Sizes 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4 and 1 in Wood Case
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Brand: Drill America   |   Manufacturer: Drill America

Package Dimensions: 2.6 x 5.2 x 9.3 inches (6.6 x 13.2 x 23.6 cm)

First Available: 2018-03-04

Amazon Price: $46.13 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #9

Vermont American 20084 3/4-Inch 10 High Carbon Steel Machine Screw Plug Tap

Model: 20084   |    Mpn: 20084   |    Ean: 0045325200841   |    PartNumber: 20084   |   Asin: B000FMO8CO

Vermont American 20084 Plug Tap 3/4-10

Features

  • Ideal for cutting right-hand internal threads
  • Four-flute design on all plug taps ensures fast and easy chip clearance
  • Plug taps have 3 to 5 threads chamfered for general purpose applications when tapping to the bottom of a hole is not critical
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Brand: Vermont American   |   Manufacturer: Vermont American

Item Dimensions: 7.5 x 2 x 1.2 inches (19.1 x 5.1 x 3.0 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1 x 1.3 x 6 inches (2.5 x 3.3 x 15.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $11.66 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #10

Irwin Tools 1221 Irwin High Carbon Steel Machine Screw Bottoming Taps - Tap 6-48NS Bottoming Hanson

Model: 1221   |    Mpn: 1221   |    Ean: 0042526012211   |    PartNumber: 1221   |   Asin: B000PSDKN6

585-1221 features: -ideal for Routine maintenance, repair work and for re-threading where high accuracy and tolerance thread is not critical. -Straight flutes are ground to provide Rapid chip removal for efficient threading. -Designed for hand threading work in a variety of materials. -Taps produce a class 2B thread. Number of bits: -1. Dimensions: overall product weight: -04 pounds.

Features

  • Made of shock-resistant and heat treated S2 steel for maximum strength and hardness
  • Ideal for maintenance and repair work
  • Manufactured in United States
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Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: IRWIN

Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 2 x 3 inches (1.3 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm)

First Available: 2017-03-12

Amazon Price: $1.92 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #11

POVAD 12mm X 1.25 Metric HSS right Hand Thread Tap M12 X 1.25mm Pitch

 Ean: 0601263514732   |    PartNumber: M12*1.25 2H   |   Asin: B07594P3Z6

Brand new metric HSS right hand thread tap M12 x 1.25mm pitch

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Brand: POVAD   |   Manufacturer: POVAD

Package Dimensions: 0.71 x 3.46 x 6.02 inches (1.8 x 8.8 x 15.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $10.99 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #12

Kodiak Cutting Tools KCT210989 USA Made Bottom Tap, D5 Limit, Metric 4 Flute, Ground Threads, High Speed Steel, M6 x 1.0 Size

Model: KODIAK210989   |    Mpn: KCT210989   |    PartNumber: KCT210989   |   Asin: B007BTQEQC

M6 X 1.0 Tap - Metric .255" Shank 1 Thread Length 2-1/2" Overall Length 4 Flute Standard Hand Threading Tap - Metric.

Features

Brand: Kodiak Cutting Tools   |   Manufacturer: Kodiak Cutting Tools

Package Dimensions: 0.3 x 0.4 x 3.1 inches (0.8 x 1.0 x 7.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $12.57 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #13

Kodiak USA Made M6 X 1.0 Taper Tap D5 Limit Metric 4 Flute - Ground Threads High Speed Steel

Model: 210967   |    Mpn: KTC210967   |    PartNumber: KTC210967   |   Asin: B00WI6EKBY

M6 X 1.0 Tap - Metric .255" Shank 1 Thread Length 2-1/2" Overall Length 4 Flute Standard Hand Threading Tap - Metric.

Features

Brand: Kodiak Cutting Tools   |   Manufacturer: Kodiak Cutting Tools

Package Dimensions: 0.2 x 0.4 x 3.1 inches (0.5 x 1.0 x 7.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $12.17 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #14

Irwin Tools 2734- 3 Piece Set - Tap 8 mm -1 25

Model: 2734   |    Mpn: 2734   |    Ean: 0024721027344   |    PartNumber: 2734   |   Asin: B003K15ERK

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Features

  • Ideal for auto repair and machinery
  • Convenient plastic pouch puts all the necessary taps at your finger tips
  • Each set includes 1 taper, bottoming and plug tap in the specified size
  • High Carbon Steel Construction for Durability
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Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: IRWIN

Item Dimensions: 4 x 0.8 x 2 inches (10.2 x 2.0 x 5.1 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 1.8 x 3.5 inches (1.3 x 4.6 x 8.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $12.82 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #15

Vermont American 20270 High Carbon Steel NC Fractional Bottoming Tap - 5/16-inch by 18

Model: 20270   |    Mpn: 20270   |    Ean: 0045325202708   |    PartNumber: 20270   |   Asin: B000I1NZJY

Features and Benefits: For cutting all types of internal threads Standard pipe and metric available (sold separately) Made to exacting specifications Tough carbon tool steel for long life Cut cleaner more accurate threads and lasts longer Right-hand thread taps in plug, taper and bottom styles Drill size permanently marked on each tap

Features

  • High carbon steel fractional bottoming taps are ideal for cutting right-hand internal threads
  • Bottoming taps have 1 - 1/2 threads chamfered for tapping to the bottom of a hole
  • Four flute design on all taps ensures fast and easy chip clearance.
  • Required drill size is permanently etched on the tool for quick and easy reference.
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Brand: Vermont American   |   Manufacturer: Vermont American

Package Dimensions: 0.2 x 1.6 x 5.5 inches (0.5 x 4.1 x 14.0 cm)

Amazon Price: $10.22 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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  #16

Century Drill and Tool 95110 Fine Plug Hand Tap, 7/16-20

Model: 95110   |    Mpn: 95110   |    Ean: 0081838951108   |    PartNumber: 95110   |   Asin: B004UUAMCW

Century's plug taps offer precision cut threads, accurately formed for consistent, exact threading.

Features

  • Heat treated and tempered for file hard threads, and longer, useful life
  • Designed for hand cutting applications
  • Plug style tap is the most commonly used style of tap - 3 to 5 threads chamfered at tip.
  • National Fine
  • Easy to use
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Brand: Century Drill & Tool   |   Manufacturer: Century Drill and Tool

Item Dimensions: 0.44 x 0.44 x 3.25 inches (1.1 x 1.1 x 8.3 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 1.75 x 6 inches (1.3 x 4.4 x 15.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $5.80 | as of 04/19/2019(5:00am pst)
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