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hippysmack [Beam Type Torque Wrenches]
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hippysmack [Torque Wrenches]
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-  * **While applying torque**, always use slow even motions. Applying torque too fast leads to fooling the torque wrench (and / or your eyes) before torque is actually reached. Of course, this may not be as big of an issue on cover bolts as it would be on head bolts. Establish a pattern to follow every time to condition yourself not to make a mistake when it's counted. ​+  * **While applying torque**, always use slow even motions. Applying torque too fast leads to fooling the torque wrench (and / or your eyes) before torque is actually reached. Establish a pattern to follow every time to condition yourself not to make a mistake when it's counted. ​
   * The clicker type torque wrench can click too fast or you can end with a temporary visual mistake with a beam wrench ((hippysmack from the XLFORUM ​ http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1959533)) ((Article by Oldrump1 from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1959533))   * The clicker type torque wrench can click too fast or you can end with a temporary visual mistake with a beam wrench ((hippysmack from the XLFORUM ​ http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1959533)) ((Article by Oldrump1 from the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1959533))
   * The 1/4" clicker will go way beyond torque when used too fast. By the time you hear the click, your still turning which could result in damaged bolts, bolt heads and even cracking the piece your working on.   * The 1/4" clicker will go way beyond torque when used too fast. By the time you hear the click, your still turning which could result in damaged bolts, bolt heads and even cracking the piece your working on.