It means to ruin the threads with a punch. You actually strike the
nut and the bolt threads. This prevents the nuts from backing
off. I don't recommend it.
If you are worried about it, double nut or purchase quality lock nuts.
At 08:52 PM 11/25/2008, Drax Felton wrote:
>The instructions with my Rohn equalizer plates say to "Stake All Nuts After
>What does that mean? I know to run some wire through the turnbuckles, but
>this is about the nuts holding the turnbuckles to the equalizer plates.
>How do I stake a nut?
Dino - K6RIX
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