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Old 07-29-2015, 08:00 PM
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Default Re: Cylinder Stud broken

Did you or anyone use red loctite on the threads? If so, you'll need heat to get that stud out of the case. Even without the thread locker you might want to try applying a little heat to the case near where the stud threads into it. Don't over do it. A propane/MAP torch will be more than sufficient.

If/when you do get it out you might want to replace the acorn nuts with hex nuts. The acorns are notorious for causing problems.

12 pounds isn't too much. We suggest 120 to 140 inch pounds and 12 foot pounds is in that range.

Let us know how you're doing.

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