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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-18-2016, 02:37 PM
 
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Re: stripped locking nut.....

Ah! Yes I did notice that...it wasn't a big deal though, I just held the pads down with my fingers as I was tightening them.
I looked up close when using a 58 gauge string for the low B the standard 8mm one barely goes into the nut...like barely.
I didn't know which one would fit so I got both. 10mm fits perfectly!
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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-18-2016, 03:30 PM
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Re: stripped locking nut.....

It's more of a big deal when it's binding.

The 10mm will work on a 58, usually it won't on a 54, and definitely should not on a 009/011 pad.
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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-18-2016, 05:27 PM
 
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Re: stripped locking nut.....

Great info + help as always Rich.
I'm going to message the monster bolts dude, maybe he can get half-threaded ones for the future. Will update if he can.
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