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Posted By nick s. on 09/21/2008 3:31 PM
Interesting ideal!!! the screw never loosened back up after the foil?




That is an interesting idea, I'll have to remember that if I ever have that problem. :)


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Yes, made a aluminum foil "sliver" and thinner near the opening and thicker further in, the screw threads in pretty well, and snugs up tight.

Basically like a little aluminum carrot, then flatten it and put it in the hole, making it conform a bit by using a very small screwdriver to sort of flatten it to one side of the threaded hole.

Start the screw in the hole, and you can feel it bite in... I had several "virgin" axles that after pulling the screw/bolt were too loose to hold tightly... again the use of loctite as glue and filler...

Regards, Greg
 
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