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Hal. Yeah. That does make sense. Assuming the...

Hal. Yeah. That does make sense. Assuming the cost is justified. I could see it being justified in heavy industry where some fasteners are torqued to seven hundred ft.lbs or more and left in place...
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Why quench it with anything? The point of heating...

Why quench it with anything? The point of heating is to cause the nut to expand so it breaks free easier. As there is a barrier (air, corrosion, oil ect) between the threads of the nut and the...
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Where is the nut that ya have to take off? What...

Where is the nut that ya have to take off? What is it holding together?

Not to insult your intelligence or anything. But make sure it doesnt have lefthanded threads before throwing too much at it.
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Ya can harden mild steel pretty easily. And...

Ya can harden mild steel pretty easily. And anything with carbon in it can be used as a quench. Will ya ever get mild steel as hard as M2 or HSS? Nope. But ya can harden it a good bit. But ya need to...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-07-19, 01:11 AM
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Thanks PJ. But its not good. As I said in my op....

Thanks PJ. But its not good. As I said in my op. None of the manuals on the rheem site are good that far back.

To clarify. There is no black "hot" wire going from inductor to PCB. All of the....
Forum: Water Heaters
02-06-19, 11:46 PM
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Hunting down an old water heater wiring diagram.

I'm. Long story short I'm hunting for a wiring diagram for an older waterheater.

Ive got a 40 gal rheem from 05 and the induction motor went out. Bought the replacement part reccomended by rheem...
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