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Does the bolt come out to left hand treads or right hand?

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    Kirk Augustin May 11, 2010

    Bolt to what? Few bolts come out clockwise, and those that do have a reason. For example, if it holds on something spinning CCW, that would tend to make the bolt come off by itself, then they put on a reverse thread. So does the thing held on spin? And what direction does it spin?

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Lefty loosen, righty tighten

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