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    Post  profesorul on Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:24 pm

    How it is called these smal safety divice that ensures against unscrewing nuts:

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    Post  acrowot (Geof) on Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:30 pm

    hi Marius
    the image you have posted is what i call an R clip they are used to hold rc model car bodys on as well
    they may be known as split pins as well
    hope it helps geof
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    Post  profesorul on Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:34 pm

    Yes is Very helpful.

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    Post  salmon on Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:21 am

    Can't speak for other countries, but we also call it a cotter pin.


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    Post  profesorul on Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:20 pm

    What other method do you use?.
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    Post  acrowot (Geof) on Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:30 am

    you can use tread lock it is a liquid in a bottle you put a drop onto the tread then do the nut or bolt up then let the tread lock dry job done but you can undo it anytime we use it a lot on model helicopters.
    click the link below then you will know what i mean
    http://www.loctite.co.uk/cps/rde/xchg/henkel_uke/hs.xsl/threadlocking-4476.htm

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    Post  profesorul on Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:26 pm

    HI,
    THANK YOU,
    I know about there products.Are very well known world wide.I use these "stuff" on my old car for different purposes.

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    Post  acrowot (Geof) on Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:23 pm

    Glad to be of help it is good stuff grip makes it as well a red one and a blue one geof
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:14 pm

    One word of warning,don't get threadlock on polycarbonate it will craze it.
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    Post  Hermann on Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:11 pm

    nigele wrote:One word of warning,don't get threadlock on polycarbonate it will craze it.

    yes, I can confirm this by own experience! It may take some time, but eventually it will happen.

    Another method to prevent unscrewing is the use of a piece of thin sheet metal with a hole suitable for the thread bolt and shaped in a form so it can't rotate around the bolt. Impose it over the thread bold to come beneath the nut and after tightening the nut bend one free section of the protuding sheet metal sharp upwards along one suitable edge of the nut.

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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:17 pm

    1,With a thin saw cut halfway through the side of the nut then gently crush it in a vice,producing a locknut,

    2,put a small drop of nail polish on the thread.


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