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TIL about BSW screw thread standard en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_

Came across this when a local store gave 1/8" screws and a thread tap instead of M3. Seems to be still used in some of the equipments in India? The screws and thread tap was a bit rusty though, might be old as well.

This answered why some of the bolts I already have are different than metric ones. 😄

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