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    Ambihelical Socket Set?

    I'm building one of these in my garage, and I couldn't get the correct torque on the ambihelical hex nut (the socket kept falling off). Anyone know where I can find an ambihelical socket set? Tried Harbor Freight, but the set they had looked pretty cheap.

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    Yeah, I agree the harbour freight set is cheap but that's the only place I've seen that sells the premade. Your other obvious option is to take a regular set and strain them through your klein bottle and let me tell you from experience it's a really tight squeeze.

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    You may be able to hold the socket on with möbius tape. Avilable at office supply stores, sales start beginning in April. A single roll will last a life time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    Anyone know where I can find an ambihelical socket set?
    Ambihelical hexnut (3.1416 required). Have you tried looking for a pi-nut set?

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    Quote Originally Posted by william watts View Post
    You may be able to hold the socket on with möbius tape. Avilable at office supply stores, sales start beginning in April. A single roll will last a life time.

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    I'm glad to see that you complied with FW rules and didn't call "it" what I always heard it called, "Mobius Strip."

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    Good answers, guys.
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