learned something handy


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Sep 30, 2012
Was taking a sprocket off a rear wheel rag joint that had those one-way fllanged nuts on it. Usually they are hard to get off, and if they bind hard, your luckiest outcome is that the bolt will snap in half so you don't have to get a hacksaw it there to get it off. After getting lucky and having two snap, I thought to try some penetrating oil on the rest. Let it stand for just a few minutes and the rest all came off nicely.

Bought 1000 8.8 nylock nuts when Mr Metric was still in business, so replaced all.