View Full Version : asa threads

08-29-2007, 09:30 PM
ne one kno the asa thread size?? im needin to tap out a drop forward bc its just sittin around and wastin my money. i bought it and it has paint on the threads, cant scerw in my tank. ne other suggestions??

08-29-2007, 09:34 PM
clean the thread I'm not sure how much paint is on there but a toothpick should be enough to remove the paint

08-29-2007, 10:01 PM
na, tried all the cleanin tricks i could think of, even paint thinner, still no dice. theres alot of paint there

08-29-2007, 10:22 PM
if you want to re-tap the threads the tank screws into your way better off buying something new b/c the tap alone will cost a arm and a leg.

If you really want to know its 1/2 NPS......i found one for $65 and another place had it for $70

Chris Cole
08-30-2007, 07:09 AM
Try soaking it in brake fluid, that strips paint real well.

08-30-2007, 12:08 PM
just by screwing in your tank a little at a time (backing it out each time) using some kind of machine oil as a lubricant should do the trick.

08-30-2007, 10:03 PM
i tried just screwin in my tank but had no luck. i accually scratched the reg on my tank bc of it. ill try the brake fluid deal. id really like to kno the tap size of the threads tho. i kno sumone who has a full tap set but i need to know which one to use. dont wanna ruin the drop or the tap considering they are bout 15 bucks a shot for ones that big