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It's bad luck but you picked the worst fastener to guess the torque at.
Get yourself an inexpensive 3/8" drive beam type torque wrench. In the US, Sears sells one for $23 that is accurate to 4%. The beam style is about 1/3 the price of the clicker, has equal or better accuracy and doesn't lose it's calibration over time.
I have a beam style like this that was 4 times the price and twice as accurate but it's a joke because you can't read the scale down to the stated accuracy.
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Old 02-16-2005, 12:52 PM
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