[Spridgets] Fwd: [Mgs] Spring washers don't work !

Curt/Nancy Arndt cnaarndt at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 20:22:06 MDT 2011


Not if you read the BMC technical bulletin on Nyloc nuts that came out in
the mid 1950's.  It clearly states that they can be reused, and I fact I and
others have reused *good examples* for years and have not had a failure
yet.  I will try to find the the technical bulletin and send it to you or
anyone else who is interested.



On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Paul Van Wig <pvanwig at me.com> wrote:

> 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?
> > Lin
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