Bill Aycock wrote:
> The owners manual says the bolts are 5/16-18, 1 5/8 long. The manual shows a
> diagram with some unthreaded length.
It's the hole that needs to be threaded all the way through. Normally
the unthreaded portion of a bolt is smaller than the threaded portion.
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> From: "w4lde" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2010 3:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Trouble mounting T-2X
>> Looks like the bolts are 1 1/2" long and either a 1/4" or 3/16" and my
>> guess is a 3/16" I believe its 20 threads per inch. There is no
>> markings on the bolt
No lines on the head, like one to each flat or so? Then it's a low
grade, which is fine in this case.
>> and a standard 1/2" socket fits a little loose and
>> not a snug as I expected, so I wonder if its metric? Probably made in
Unless they've changed recently the bolts should still be 5/16-18 unless
some one accidentally slipped in the wrong bolts. More than once I've
picked up bolts at the big box stores and found a few "odd" ones in
there. IE...sorted by customer.
>> 73 de
>> Ron W4LDE
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