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Old 09-01-2016, 04:52 PM   #10
Ski in NC
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Check the alignment. If all is right with the joint, the fasteners will remain tight even without a lockwasher. Also make sure the mating flange faces are clean clean clean to grey metal. If rust is between flanges, as it works out the tension in the bolts will be lost.
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