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Could be cause a definition for "lag" is: A barrel stave (i.e. the wood
strips of a barrel)...could be that such bolts originated as connectors to
hold the metal hoops of the barrel to the lags.

Regards,

Scott
Adrian, MI



On Thu, 4 May 2006, Polhemus, Bill wrote:

> Idle wondering:
>
> Why are lag bolts called "lag" bolts?
>
> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
> Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.
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