Originally Posted by dutch1
Just an added tip to Slapper's post that works for me--load the grooves of the tap or thread chaser with grease gun grease. The grease will pick up all or nearly all of the metal removed and prevent it from entering the cylinder. Follow up by blowing out the cylinder as a further precaution.
Good tip ...Dutch...
I have stuffed a piece of a shop towel in the hole before threading..
and dug it out when finished...but ..as you always say...results may vary..