lug

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lug

slang A large, strong, typically bumbling or foolish person, especially a man. Sometimes used endearingly. You wouldn't be acting so cocky if that lug weren't here to back you up. Ah, come here and give me a hug, you big lug!

lug

(ləg)
n. a stupid male. (Possibly akin to the sense of “pull” = one who pulls or drags something as a laborer.) Is this lug bothering you, lady?
References in classic literature ?
"I tell you you've got it all wrong!" you roar, wishing that you could get at him; and you give your ropes a lug that pulls all his pegs out.
So as I mulled around in my mind for the parts and method of manufacture for a lug alignment jig, I visualized a part made from a short section of common steel water pipe split lengthwise down the axial center.
I like three-lug actions because they usually have a lug at the 6-o'clock position when the action is open.
If a lug is damaged or missing, get your support to replace the receptacle right away.
For my many switch barrel rifles I apply about 75-100 foot pounds of torque as I change barrels, about the amount of torque used to tighten a lug nut as you change a tire.