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Old 11-30-2012, 02:20 PM   #41
Twilight Error
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post
Some thing the heli-coil will beck out with the screw, but experience tells this is simply not the case.

Jim
The only time I saw this happen was with a stainless screw in a stainless helicoil without any lubricant, a condition the Helicoil documentation will tell you to avoid.
The screw galled and welded itself to the helicoil. This would not have happened had the screw been lubed.
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