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post #1 of 8 Old 05-03-2007, 07:40 AM Thread Starter
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Madstad bracket - define "snug"

HI all: Just installed a Madstad. Installation went smooth enough. But I hate the "term" snug in the instructions. Since they use these rubber compression nut sleeves I can see their point but how tight is too tight.

So how do you know when "snug" is not too tight (I know that sounds bad:mrgreen: )

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"snug" is the point just before you hear the cracking sound.

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"snug" is the point just before you hear the cracking sound.
Yeah - that's what I thought

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I consider "snug" a 4 setting on the clutch of my cordless 18v Dewalt Drill



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I consider "snug" a 4 setting on the clutch of my cordless 18v Dewalt Drill
Thanks. At least you have a definition. For me it is a "feel" thing, but on a windscreen that concerns me. Really don't want it coming off at 70 mph.

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I consider Snug to be the point right around where the screw starts to protrude from the back of the well nut. No problems thus far.

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ASME mechanical defines snug as one half turn pass finger tight. I am an ASME inspector, sorry I didn't see this sooner.

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ASME mechanical defines snug as one half turn pass finger tight. I am an ASME inspector, sorry I didn't see this sooner.
Can't argu with that.

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