21" to top of ball ? - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-17-2012, 06:52 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Thomas G. View Post
I've faced that problem and I just stood on the wrench at the appropriate distance. For example 200 foot pounds = a 200# man standing at a point 1 foot from the bolt. Or 100# man standing at a point two feet from the bolt. It is linear.
Do you think the RV places actually use a torque wrench or the technique you've suggested. Perhaps a breaker bar and a whippin' big pipe?

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