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Old 04-05-2012, 04:07 AM
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Default Re: how to make a capped nut...(acorn style)

Originally Posted by halfevil333 View Post
Keeps a the weld from sticking to the bolt, or from threads locking when nut gets red hot.
...and I don't actually know this, but I believe the gasses put off by the grease help dome the weld.
OK. I thought maybe the grease was an integral part of the acorn nut itself, and I wasn't sure what it did.

Makes sense now. Thanks
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