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Re: [TowerTalk] Using Electric Drill Instead of Hand Crank

To: "Dan Hearn" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Using Electric Drill Instead of Hand Crank
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 18:10:43 -0800
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Dan Hearn wrote:
> Wayne: There were no photos with this post and I do not know if you have
> found what you are looking for. If not, I saw a simple answer to your
> problem on the internet somewhere a couple of months ago. Here it is:
>   1.Remove the nut which holds the crank handle. Replace it with a long
> nut
> available at the hardware stores. I dont know what it is called but it is
> a
> piece of hex bar tapped on both ends and the same diameter as the original
> nut. The one I have is 1 3/4 long and tapped 3/8x16.

It's called a "coupling nut" and is sold to join threaded rods.


Rick N6RK


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