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Old 12-07-2012, 11:10 AM   #23
LuciferMutt
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I'd wager a guess that they choose safety wire because it offers an easier item for quick visual inspection -- if the were is there and not cracked/broken/it's fine. Same idea as those torque paints that crack if the fastener turns.
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