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Re: [TowerTalk] Locking a Turnbuckle...??

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Locking a Turnbuckle...??
From: "Dan Zimmerman N3OX" <>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 11:25:07 -0500
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> As I recall, one of the locknuts has a reverse
> thread. Where does one get one of those?

Take a regular nut, hold it up to the mirror.  Reach into the mirror
and grab the one in there!

OK, enough out of me; McMaster has a full selection, but the wire
method is more secure anyway.  Locking nuts with lockwashers might be
good to keep the turnbuckles from loosening, but I like the safety
wire through the guy thimbles anyway.


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