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Old 01-07-2013, 05:28 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by Kai Ju View Post
Not so sure about that. I would think that an over torqued countersunk screw could cause a crack easier than a flat bolt head.
I realize that I'm comparing apples to oranges ( plastic vs. steel ) but I saw so many leaking neutral switch plates on RDs due to cracks from over torqued C/S screws. The key was loctite and just snug the screw enough to seat the cover and compress the O-ring. Let the loctite take care of the bolt retention.
Yeah, but on an RD the switch is made of plastic!

Oops. Sorry for the drive-by posting there. I see you acknowledged the fact that it's plastic.
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