Originally Posted by force
Never heard that one before. Although to be fair the only springs I worry much about are in gun magazines, where it's the repeat expansion/contraction over time that wears them out, not from sitting in one particular position.
Btw, I just came back from my garage, had to reset my torque wrench back to zero.
Yep, while I may need to give back my man card - my instructions for my torque wrench actually said to store them with it set to the lowest possible setting on the wrench.
I'd read online before that about putting them to zero and wanted to see if "the internet" was right or wrong.