Bolts Without Wrenches

Published date: November 5, 2006
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

Here is a simple way to NOT carry wrenches when you are setting up your boat. I've welded 1/4" x 2" stainless steel bolts to the head of the 3/8th bolts that are used on the mast. The self-locking nut was drilled and tapped with a 10/32 tap. Don't over cut the threads and put the 10/32 bolt in with locktight. This trick can also be applied to the 1/4" bolts. There you need a stailess steel nail and a smaller screw in the nut.

Published by: ericorville


Model Year: 2006

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