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The current TM torque wrenches are really intended for attaching the heads to shafts. The weights don't really need to be tightened as much, especially with the putter. However,tightening until you get the click wont cause any problems. Well except maybe for the lightest 1 and 2 gm weights - which had a tendency to break if tightened too much with the newer torque wrenches.

 

The older yellow torque wrenches (from the R7 driver era when only the weights needed to be tightned) had a lower torque setting. Those are safe to use even for those 1 and 2 gm weights.

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I just turn the wrench until tight. As Stuart mentions, the torque rating of the wrench is for installing shafts to driver heads. I've had issues with TaylorMade MWT weights in Spiders when I tightened with a click, so I just hand tighten now.

TaylorMade SIM2 8.0, Tensei 1K White 60TX, 45"
TaylorMade SIM2 Rocket 3, HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 6.5 70g, 42.5"
TaylorMade Tour Preferred UDI, C-Taper Lite 115 X

TaylorMade P790 (2019) 3, DG X100 (SSx2)
TaylorMade P770 (2020) 4, DG X100 (SSx2)

TaylorMade P7MC 5-7, DG X100 (SSx2)

TaylorMade P7TW 8-PW, DG X100 (SSx2)
TaylorMade MG raw 52, raw Hi-Toe 58 - DG S400 Tour Issue
TaylorMade tour proto milled Juno, KBS CT Tour, 40.5" armlock
TaylorMade TP5x (2021)

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