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Old 14 February 2011, 02:46   #11
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Originally Posted by SPR View Post
In that case check tightness of the cylinder often! my cylinder unscrewed completely, and because it's inside I never noticed, till I went for a swim of my tender... this is reason they now glue these on as complete units.


To be clear, it's the Hammar ones that are glued. The UML / Halkey-Roberts types with the cylinder on the outside are not glued. I understand that manufacturer advice is that they shouldn't be, presumable in case it damages the plastic housing.

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