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On May 4, 2006, at 3:15 PM, S. Gordin wrote:

Similarly, those bolts were used in coaches - hence another name for them - coach bolts/screws.
I think you're referring to carriage bolts, nothing much like lag screws. Carriage bolts have a rectangular section under the head which mashes into wood so the bolt won't turn and disengage. Lag screws are basically a type of wood screw.
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