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Torque Wrench

PIRA 1J40.15

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A bolt that has been overly tightened cannot by loosened by a standard wrench. Hoever, if the handle of the wrench is made longer by the addition on a piece of pipe, the increased torque is enough to loosen the bolt.

Recipe and
Location:

Steel Block w/Bolt
Table Clamp
Adjustable Wrench
Length of Steel Pipe

Video:

Streaming Video:

Torque Wrench

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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