[time-nuts] repairing Maser threads
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Apr 13 16:15:33 EDT 2010
cdelect at juno.com said:
> I recently installed a new ion pump in an EFOS2 Hydrogen maser and two of
> the mounting holes (metric M5) have damaged threads.
> The bolts go in fine but wont tighten and if you wiggle the bolt you can
> pull it out.
That sounds fishy.
Do the holes look chewed up? Did somebody strip the threads?
Are you using the right size bolt?
Can you get a nut on the back side of the hole?
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