In a message dated 96-12-17 10:31:53 EST, you write:
<< A tip on acquiring "Never Seize": It is sold by John Deere
dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada, and perhaps around the world, in
a small can with screw top and a John Deere label.
A question: Does anyone have a theory as to why Rohn uses fine
thread on tower bolts?
I use "Never seize" or a similar substance frequently on my race car. It is
readily available at your local auto parts store.
Regarding the use of fine threads, they allow a much better application of
torque to the fastener. The finer threads are much like gear reduction,
providing more mechanical advantage and a smoother tensioning. I would think
that on a tower, this would allow a more uniform tensioning and possibly
lower likelyhood of the nuts working loose. Other thoughts?
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