Originally Posted by gbaglo
I've found if I wind the tape clockwise that the end of the tape is pushed back and unravels when the bolt is turned clockwise.
If the tape is wound counter clockwise, with the head of the bolt toward you, it doesn't unravel.
I suspect we are doing the same thing. Just holding the bolt by the opposite end.
We are saying the same thing. Normally, there is a long length of pipe that you are putting the tape on, and so it is a rule with plumbers that it goes on clockwise, when looking at the end of the pipe with threads on.
These probes are an anomaly, as they extend beyond the threads, where as valves, pipe and the like all extend back from the threads.
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