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In a message dated 97-03-18 21:41:07 EST, you write:

<< A bolt overtensioned by 40% is seriously damaged....a bolt undertensioned
 by 40% has significantly less value. >>

It is known that the torque tensioning method is not reliable.  I have
specified "Turn of the nut method" and seems to have worked.  This is a
controversial issue and I am sure many people will have different
experiences, observations and opinions.

Sandy (and others), I would like your opinion on specifying and reliability
of "Turn of the nut" method.

Anand Nene.  


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