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Old 10-05-2007, 07:56 AM   #51
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blind holes and stick loctite

If you are using anything in a blind hole, be it loctite or a lubricant, don't use too much. If you get a bunch of anything in a blind hole, you can create a hydraulic lock when you install the bolt, and you can blow the back out of whatever you are screwing the bolt into. Don't ask how I know this, but I have proven this too many times!

Also, I haven't seen it mentioned, but the stick loctite products are available in blue, red, anti-sieze (both copper and nickel) and pipe sealant with teflon. I've used them all with good results.
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