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post #24 of Old 07-12-2013
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Re: Replace cotter pins with welding rod

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
That may keep the body from separating completely but it does nothing for them loosening right off.
Perhaps the shot doesn't illustrate clearly the clearance between the Allen head/locknut and the turnbuckle body, but there's no way it can rotate more than perhaps 1/4 of a turn before being stopped...
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