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Re: Reuse/reinstall of lag bolt in wood

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Add some Epoxy into the hole before inserting the reused lag bolt =this will make sure the hole is snug
Tim Rudolph PE
 
 
 
From: Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com>
To:
seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Reuse/reinstall of lag bolt in wood

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The 2005 NDS in section 11.1.2.2 requires the holes to be a minimum of
1/32" to a maximum of 1/16" larger than the bolt diameter. Reusing the
holes may not meet this requirement. Another option is to use the same
holes but use a lag screw that has a larger diameter.

On 7/7/2011 10:24 AM, Glynn Fleming wrote:
> Back into the original holes...
>
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 1:17 PM, Drew Morris <
dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com
> <
mailto:dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com>> wrote:
>
> Are the reused bolts going into new holes or back into the
> original holes?
>
>
> On 7/7/2011 8:07 AM, Glynn Fleming wrote:
>> Are there any firm specs/guidelines concerning the removal and
>> reinsertion of a lag bolt in wood???
>>
>> --
>> Glynn E. Fleming
>> M.S. Civil Engineering '10
>> B.S. Civil Engineering '08
>> College of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering
>> The University of Alabama
>>
>
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