Quote Originally Posted by dnmilikan
... Obviously, once again, you are the person to address when it comes to matters of an extreme technical nature. All that I know, not being a machinist myself,
Aha!! Do I detect a smidgen of ....

I'll apologize. In a different life, I wuz a "Quality Assurance Specialist" - one of my major duties was checking manufacturing prints *before* release for design anomalies .. and I HAD to be cognizant of fits, tolerances, strange configurations that would defy measurement ... stuff like "ANJ threads" that were NOT specified as "Class 2"....

What triggered an old knee-jerk response was the idea of an .005" interference fit. Not hardly ... simply too much interference. Something would bulge/break/squash out of shape.