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Re: [mill_drill] Re: Leaky Head on my RF45 ????

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  • Curt Wuollet
    Or just coat the threads with good ol Permatex non-hardening. If you get the right stuff, it has a peculiar oder you will recognize the rest of your life.
    Message 1 of 45 , Jul 13, 2009
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      Or just coat the threads with good ol'
      Permatex non-hardening. If you
      get the right stuff, it has a peculiar
      oder you will recognize the rest of
      your life.

      Regards

      cww

      leasingham_connelly wrote:
      > It does not matter how good the quality of a screw or its mating hole are, the gap between the crest and root of the two parts will always be a spiral leak path. Two per screw and a very good capilliary tube. The only way to stop this type of leak is to use a thread sealant (or a specialist thread designed to have no gap - very costly!).
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      > Martin
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      > --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, "Cliff. Johnston" <moments-in-time@...> wrote:
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      >> This is a point well taken. Many screws (bolts) are often sloppy fits and the source of oil leaks especially from Chinese manufacturers.. Even buying from a reputable dealer is no guarantee against this. It is a good idea to always check the fit of bolts (screws). I find myself surprised at how often there is a poor fit, and the solution is most often just a good U.S. made (or other reputable source) replacement part. More often than not the threaded hole is satisfactory, but the screws are outsourced and of variable quality.
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      >> Cliff. Johnston
      >> "May the best you've ever seen,
      >> Be the worst you'll ever see;"
      >> from A Scots Toast by Allan Ramsay
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: vakil01
      >> To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 6:06 PM
      >> Subject: [mill_drill] Re: Leaky Head on my RF45 ????
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    • Curt Wuollet
      S/B odor sorry cww
      Message 45 of 45 , Jul 13, 2009
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        S/B odor

        sorry
        cww

        Curt Wuollet wrote:
        > Or just coat the threads with good ol'
        > Permatex non-hardening. If you
        > get the right stuff, it has a peculiar
        > oder you will recognize the rest of
        > your life.
        >
        > Regards
        >
        > cww
        >
        > leasingham_connelly wrote:
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        >> It does not matter how good the quality of a screw or its mating hole are, the gap between the crest and root of the two parts will always be a spiral leak path. Two per screw and a very good capilliary tube. The only way to stop this type of leak is to use a thread sealant (or a specialist thread designed to have no gap - very costly!).
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        >> Martin
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        >> --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, "Cliff. Johnston" <moments-in-time@...> wrote:
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        >>> This is a point well taken. Many screws (bolts) are often sloppy fits and the source of oil leaks especially from Chinese manufacturers.. Even buying from a reputable dealer is no guarantee against this. It is a good idea to always check the fit of bolts (screws). I find myself surprised at how often there is a poor fit, and the solution is most often just a good U.S. made (or other reputable source) replacement part. More often than not the threaded hole is satisfactory, but the screws are outsourced and of variable quality.
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        >>> Cliff. Johnston
        >>> "May the best you've ever seen,
        >>> Be the worst you'll ever see;"
        >>> from A Scots Toast by Allan Ramsay
        >>> ----- Original Message -----
        >>> From: vakil01
        >>> To: mill_drill@yahoogroups.com
        >>> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 6:06 PM
        >>> Subject: [mill_drill] Re: Leaky Head on my RF45 ????
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