2-12. THREADED HOLE REPAIR.
Drill out the damaged threads using the correct drill size for a helical insert as listed in MS-33537 (Standard
Dimensions for Insert, Screw Thread, Helical Coil, Coarse and Fine Thread).
Tap the hole to the proper size for the insert as listed in MS 33537 (Standard Dimensions for Insert, Screw
Thread, Helical Coil, Coarse and Fine Thread).
Install the insert in accordance with paragraph 2-11, steps c and d, above.
2-13. SHEET METAL REPAIR.
Repair cracks and tears in sheet metal by welding in accordance with paragraph 2-9.
Remove small dents using body hammers and dollies.
Remove surface scratches using abrasive paper P-P-101.
Treat and paint the repaired surface in accordance with MIL-T-704, Type A. Paint must be in accordance with