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Old 11-24-2012, 08:27 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Beezer View Post
timecerts are not "better", only different. helicoils have been used on aircraft engines for new installation as well as certified repair for at least 60-70 years. I have 36 years as an aircraft mechanic... never seen a properly installed helicoil fail. to install a timesert you have to drill a bigger hole in the parent metal
Agreed. Always consider the advice of an aircraft mechanic. They repair and rebuild engines, airframes and other systems that lives depend on.
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