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>rods and bolts of an unconventional material often don't come with nuts of 
>matching material.  (Why is that?) 
In the case of austenitic stainless the use of dissimilar materials helps 
prevent galling.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)