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Re: . Crooked Anchor Bolts

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>What about welding (a straight one to the croocked one.) It it possible?
Bad idea. A-449 is quenched and tempered. The concentrated heat needed 
for a full penetration weld would make the bolt into ferro-manurium. Any 
kind of forming heat applied to A-449 is a bad idea for the same reason.

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