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Subject: [Towertalk] screw in anchors
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Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 07:22:25 -0600
I expect the best choice would be either STAINLESS  STEEL
or GALVANIZED.  Who would use a LARGE COPPER Bolt?
Standard Cadmium Plated hardware will rust in a few months.

Tom  N4KG

On Sun, 08 Sep 2002 20:42:57 -0700 Chris BONDE <> writes:
> At 03:55 PM 2002-09-08 -0700, Mark wrote:
> >And the drill-through part makes every good sense to me .. 
> although, I did
> >not do that in the past., I used chain around the boles .. never 
> never never
> >had a prob with that .. Mark  6dx
> >----- Original Message -----
> The one thing that I would like to ask about drilling through and 
> putting a 
> bolt through the tree is,  if the bolt is coated with a  metal could 
> the 
> metal be toxic to the tree?  Copper nails can do great damage to 
> trees.  I 
> am wondering if cadmium is used for the plating whether it would be 
> toxic?  Maybe a sheath or tube of inert plastic around the bolt 
> would be a 
> safety idea?  I donot know, maybe someone has some experince or 
> knowledge.
> Chris opr VE7HCB
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