Torque Sum with applied torque off axis

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I think I'm missing something really simple here due to being out of school for a while:

In a free body diagram, if I am trying to take the sum of torques about point 1, how should I deal with an applied torque at point 2? See attached sketch
 

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tiny-tim
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Welcome to PF!

Hi Xevuhtess7! Welcome to PF! :smile:

Do you mean a couple, a pair of equal and oposite forces?

The the torque is the same about any point. :wink:
 

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