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<x-flowed>At 10:49 AM 11/5/2005, Jim Adney said: >On 4 Nov 2005 at 17:56, Steven Ayres wrote: > >> Prabhu=> but he used one with really fine threads, ... could i possibly >> => just re-thread it? >> >> For the trouble that would be, adding in the hassle later when you need >> a different wrench for that one smaller nut, it makes more sense to >> replace the stud. It sounds like you may have enough meat left to get >> hold of it with some vise grips and just twist it out. Heat first might >> help. > >I've never had ANY luck trying to do this, and, while it seems like >heat should help, it just seems to make things worse when the threads >are in aluminum. It just seems to make the aluminum gummy and more >likely to seize up on the threads. > >Have you ever done this successfully, Steve?
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