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>All of the eyebolts were stainless steel so 
>corrosion was not a factor and the anchors were all embedded 5" into 
>the wall.
Never say this until you know the environment. Contrary to popular 
opinion, stainless stains (and worse) in a lot of environments. A friend 
of mine (ex-QA tech for NSP) found corrosion in some 'stainless' material 
resulting from sulphides given off by bacteria which set up housekeeping 
under the plastic packaging. 

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

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