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Old 12-29-2009, 05:36 PM   #1
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Elevator Bolts

I have seen a lot of references o elevator bolts, but can't seem to find out much about them. Please tell me more. Thanks!

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Old 12-29-2009, 05:41 PM   #2
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You can order them from Fastenal.

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Old 12-29-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Fastenal is the place. They look like a flat head carriage bolt. FWIW I went back with SS or Bright Plate. Mine came from a fastener place in Va Beach.

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Here's a link to McMaster-Carr that shows you what they look like.



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Old 12-29-2009, 06:06 PM   #6
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Thanks so much! Now I know. I have seen them. I guess that you use them for securing the floor because there is a wide thin head that holds a lot, with no extra counter-sinking (so to speak)?
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Old 12-29-2009, 06:07 PM   #7
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The elevator bolt has a very wide head to help distribute the load across a larger area of the floor and prevent the bolt-head from pulling through as the floor and frame flex and stress.

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