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Old 07-25-2020, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Gun Doc View Post
Not bad, but as a former aircraft technical inspector, I would had to have failed this particular safety. The initial loop though the bottom fastener should have been at the bottom of the bolt head - The two sections of wire should not touch. Also 6-8 twists per inch is what you are looking for with about a 1/2 " "pigtail" at the end that should be bent back into the bolt head. This keeps it from snagging on things, like your skin! All in all not a bad attempt and a good way to keep things tight. Did you use safety wire pilers, or was this done by hand?
Patrick, I believe you should re-do this and report back here with the improved version. You are far too meticulous to let this go and we all know you are losing sleep after reading this expert inspector's evaluation.
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