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Your better to turn the nut than the fastener, in most cases...
as turning the nut will tend to spin the sealant out of the hole. I suspect Mainesail knew this.
Tighten part way, squeezing some sealant out, then tighter just a little while later. This depends on the application and the load, to some extent.
(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")
"Well, I just climb up to them."
by Joe Brown, English rock climber
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