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Old 02-05-2013, 06:21 PM   #48
Kai Ju
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Originally Posted by disston View Post
So after this drilling and tapping the original thread was replaced with a stud so you could attach with a nut? How come you don't just install a bolt? Would seem easier and no different that what you have. I don't see any advantage to the stud? What am I missing?

It does look great, just wonder about the use of stud.
A nut is easier to remove than a stud because of fewer threads. I wouldn't trust a bolt that only engages 5 threads but a nut is designed to hold that way.
Also, if the bolt seizes in the hole he just get's to do it again.
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