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I have also seen the same goal accomplished using one nut and either
spoiling the threads or tack welding the nut to the rod.

Scott Maxwell, PE, SE


On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, Cain, William wrote:

> I prevent that by requiring that the anchor bolts be double-nutted with one
> nut tightened against the other.  So far, no problems in about 15 years of
> using the detail.
> Regards,
> Bill Cain, S.E.
> Oakland CA
> 
> 	-----Original Message-----
> 	From:	Ed Fasula [SMTP:tibbits2(--nospam--at)metro.lakes.com]
> 	Sent:	Monday, August 21, 2000 7:03 AM
> 	To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> 	Subject:	RE: Grade @ Anchor Bolts
> 
> 	On the now popular headed rod detail (versus the old bent-leg
> style), has anyone been aware of trouble with the head spinning when
> contractors try to tighten down bolts too soon?
> 
> 	Ed
> 
> 
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