[Spridgets] Fwd: [Mgs] Spring washers don't work !
Paul Van Wig
pvanwig at me.com
Wed Jun 22 17:57:38 MDT 2011
Elastic lock nuts are a one time use. Backing them off destroys the function.
Lock tight is better.
Paul Van Wig
Long Beach/Big Bear
pvanwig at Mac.com
Sent from my iPhone
So forgive the spelling (tiny buttons)
On Jun 22, 2011, at 4:36 PM, Linda Grunthaner <grunthaner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great post, I prefer elastic lock nuts. Any opinions?
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Rick Fisk <refisk at chartermi.net> wrote:
>> Years ago a fastener sales rep/tech guy came and gave a short seminar on
>> fastener usage where I used to work. He told us that helical spring
>> were worthless as far as "locking". He told us a simple flat washer was
>> as effective as a "lock" washer. We asked him why they still made and sold
>> them. He said "Because you keep buying them despite what we tell you."
>> Sent from my iPad
>> On Jun 22, 2011, at 12:32 PM, Woerpel <dwoerpel at wi.net> wrote:
>>> Thought I'd pass this along.....interesting.
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> Subject: [Mgs] Spring washers don't work !
>>> Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 10:51:08 -0400
>>> From: Barrie Robinson <barrie at look.ca>
>>> To: mgb-v8 at autox.team.net,mgs at autox.team.net
>>> This is rather dynamite stuff especially to those who are hard into
>>> restoration. Can we have some expert opinions?
>>> Barrie Robinson
>>> barrie at look.ca
>>> MGB GT V8 in great nick
>>> Aston Martin 1955 DB 2/4 MkII under restoration
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