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hand-tight

[¦hand ¦tīt]
(engineering)
The extent of tightening of screwed fittings that can be accomplished without mechanical assistance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Once the base or bases are secure, take the front ring and make sure the screws are firmly hand-tight. Place the dovetail base in the receiver base hole, and with a wooden wrench (a hammer handle that fits is perfect) give the ring a quarter-turn.
4) Carbon fiber wrap--The carbon fiber cloth is wrapped hand-tight around the pipe and centered over the area to be repaired;
Field stripping was easy, with the bushings only hand-tight. Working the slides, one instantly gained a sense of excellent fit and polished smoothness.
The SFT-150 comes standard with a 100 ml hand-tight sample vessel and can accommodate pressure vessels of up to 4 liters capacity.
Tension is subject to unknown bolt relaxation when the stretch-load is transferred onto a hand-tight nut.
Install the large bolt through the skids and alternator and tighten hand-tight, then double-nut to keep it from loosening.
The rimfire silencer will come with a disassembly tool, but I found that when I assembled it hand-tight, it stayed tight but could still be hand-disassembled.
Hand-tight is all that is needed, and the one-inch diameter of the Outback IID gives the assembled pistol an OSS vibe.
If the free-float tube uses its own barrel nut, slide it over the barrel carefully to avoid scratching the finish and thread it onto the upper until it's hand-tight. And be sure not to cross-thread it.
Make them hand-tight, then add another quarter turn with pliers.
It features a 100-mL hand-tight sample vessel and accommodates pressure vessels up to a 4-L capacity.
Your element PM will be easier if when the antenna is erected, the elements are attached hand-tight. Elements that have been muscled together get damaged when they're muscled apart.