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Offline noslin

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hole size versus width of material min/max ??
« on: October 20, 2018, 04:56:09 PM »
im adding weight bar straps to the chassis.  i think your supposed to use 1/2" bolts for securement.  i was planning on using some 1" x 1/8" strap.  this would leave 1/4" at edges.  what is legal or what would be recommend to safely do this.

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Re: hole size versus width of material min/max ??
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2018, 05:29:58 PM »
not sure it applies here,but most things read 1.5 times diameter of bolt from center. I think thats exact wording. Meaning if using 7/16 you have to have 7/16 material remaining after hole. So I took it anyway.
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Re: hole size versus width of material min/max ??
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2018, 06:52:00 PM »
not sure it applies here,but most things read 1.5 times diameter of bolt from center. I think thats exact wording. Meaning if using 7/16 you have to have 7/16 material remaining after hole. So I took it anyway.

thank you,   i found some 3/16 x 2" strap in my stash ill use.
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Re: hole size versus width of material min/max ??
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2019, 08:47:43 AM »
The bigger the strap- the less weight you need to bolt on