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Posted: 10/28/2006 4:45:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/28/2006 4:46:49 PM EST by builttoughf250]
put my new scope on my M1A tonight, the Smith Enterprise scope mount suggests torquing the nut to 55-65 INCH POUNDS

well, i dont have an inch pounds torque wrench....

does anyone know the conversion to foot pounds?


ETA google didnt help....
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:47:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By builttoughf250:
put my new scope on my M1A tonight, the Smith Enterprise scope mount suggests torquing the nut to 55-65 INCH POUNDS

well, i dont have an inch pounds torque wrench....

does anyone know the conversion to foot pounds?


Divide by 12. it would be 4½ - 5.4 ft/lbs


mm
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:47:44 PM EST

Originally Posted By builttoughf250:
put my new scope on my M1A tonight, the Smith Enterprise scope mount suggests torquing the nut to 55-65 INCH POUNDS

well, i dont have an inch pounds torque wrench....

does anyone know the conversion to foot pounds?


ETA google didnt help....


87.0
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:48:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By mm38:

Originally Posted By builttoughf250:
put my new scope on my M1A tonight, the Smith Enterprise scope mount suggests torquing the nut to 55-65 INCH POUNDS

well, i dont have an inch pounds torque wrench....

does anyone know the conversion to foot pounds?


Divide by 12. it would be 4½ - 5.4 ft/lbs


mm


And odds are your foot pounds torque wrench doesn't go that low!!

Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:48:13 PM EST
12 inches to the foot...
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:48:34 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:49:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/28/2006 4:49:52 PM EST by viper5194]
uhhh, theres 12 inches in a foot, simple division tells me 60inch pounds equals 5 foot pounds which most foot pound torqe wrenchs wont read..
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:53:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/28/2006 5:00:27 PM EST by mm38]

Originally Posted By HighlandMac:

Originally Posted By mm38:

Originally Posted By builttoughf250:
put my new scope on my M1A tonight, the Smith Enterprise scope mount suggests torquing the nut to 55-65 INCH POUNDS

well, i dont have an inch pounds torque wrench....

does anyone know the conversion to foot pounds?


Divide by 12. it would be 4½ - 5.4 ft/lbs


mm



And odds are your foot pounds torque wrench doesn't go that low!!




I went to go look. You're right The lowest one I have is 10-150 ft/lb. I do have a 0-250 in/lb though.

mm
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:56:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 4:58:58 PM EST
thanks

maybe i am just bragging
Link Posted: 10/28/2006 5:07:39 PM EST
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