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Old 06-26-2012, 02:11 AM   #11
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Lefty loosely, righty tighty. You'll need a new crush washer.
I remember hearing that for the first time as a child, a great piece of information.

I was curious as to why you recommend not using a crescent wrench.
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I remember hearing that for the first time as a child, a great piece of information.

I was curious as to why you recommend not using a crescent wrench.
A crescent wrench has an inherent weakness in its adjustment. They have been known to just snap under strain. If the adjustment loosens up you can mar the work. Just like using a barrel vise the proper wrench will make the job easier and safer.
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A crescent wrench has an inherent weakness in its adjustment. They have been known to just snap under strain. If the adjustment loosens up you can mar the work. Just like using a barrel vise the proper wrench will make the job easier and safer.
Spoken like a true mechanic. Thank you.

I keep a 12" crescent for plumbing work, and changing hitch balls. Otherwise its craftsman wrenches.

Rounded bolt heads and nuts typically indicate the use of the wrong tooling... pliers, crescents, or metric instead of SAE or flip flopped.
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Much better than just saying its wrong and belongs in the trash.

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Thanks for all the responses. Gonna try some heat and an open end wrench, then before I break anything, I'll get a gunsmith to do it for me.

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Thanks for all the responses. Gonna try some heat and an open end wrench, then before I break anything, I'll get a gunsmith to do it for me.
if it does happen to have some threadlocker and using heat to remove it, then use a small handheld propane torch. it won't take much heat if there is any threadlocker, so you won't have to heat the barrel up a lot to remove it.
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Much better than just saying its wrong and belongs in the trash.
But it does.

That and a damned standard screwdriver. If I could go back in time and kill someone, it'd be the guy who invented the slotted screw.
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Wrong , they guy who came up with torx , square ,allen and those stupid triangle ones in the happy meal toys

I mean come on a 4.5 mm allen ? really ?
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Wrong , they guy who came up with torx , square ,allen and those stupid triangle ones in the happy meal toys

I mean come on a 4.5 mm allen ? really ?
Or the stupid security torx
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