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Re: [Fot] Recalcentrant Bolt!!!

To: Tim Murphy <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] Recalcentrant Bolt!!!
From: Bill Babcock <>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 19:05:59 -1000
Before you round the thing out completely, get a good 1/2" six point  
impact socket of the right size and use a 1/2" air impact wrench.  
Soak the nut in penetrating oil, crank the gun to max, and have at  
it. It might take a lot of cycles cycles, but it will come.
Bill Babcock
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On Mar 25, 2007, at 4:13 PM, Tim Murphy wrote:

> If you have access to "Kroil" try soaking it in that or spray on  
> and let sit
> overninght.  Somethimes the stuff is truly miraculous.  It is an  
> industrial
> penetrating oil.  A nearby shop may have some you can use.
> Tim
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Eginton" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 5:33 PM
> Subject: [Fot] Recalcentrant Bolt!!!
>> I hate being beaten by equipment but here I am having tried  
>> everything
>> short
>> of a cutting torch to break lose that @$%*ing crank bolt where  
>> behind the
>> fan
>> on an old TR2 engine. Tried pneumatic and hammer impacts, sweet  
>> talking
>> and
>> big mallets having laid waste to one wrench and one socket (gotta  
>> love
>> craftsman replacement policy) and now I have moved on to fermented
>> beverage
>> before I indulge in a monster frustration tantrum guaranteed for  
>> short
>> term
>> satiation and long term expensive grief.
>> Help!!!
>> M
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