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kevinds t1_j6s4mfp wrote

>The bolt heads originally came off due to over-tightening. But, rather than replacing the damaged shafts, staff at the defence contractor Babcock implemented a quick fix and glued them back on.

I could understand if they needed a 'quick-fix' while out at sea.. But docked.. No..


pholan t1_j6zgetx wrote

Even then, this was worse than nothing. In both cases the bolt wasn’t providing any clamping force but by gluing the head on the damage could, if the jackass who did this had their way, be missed during inspection and go unrepaired.