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Old 07-14-2018, 09:03 AM
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Default How do I attach this bolt?

Hey,

not sure what to do with this bolt. It looks like it needs a special narrow nut or something, not sure how I am going to get 1-3 threads past the nut. Any ideas?





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Bryan
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Old 07-14-2018, 11:03 AM
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Looks like a manufacturing defect?
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Old 07-14-2018, 11:15 AM
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Gotta be a defect. The grip length (distance from bottom of bolt head to beginning of threads) should be 3 11/16" for AN6-42 if I am reading my chart right. I'll bet yours measures longer. I think you can even see where the grip stops and the threads should go to, but don't.

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Old 07-14-2018, 11:20 AM
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It's a little hard to tell from the spec, but it seems that the threads must be at least 7/16" long on an AN6 bolt.

I just measured two that had cotter pin holes drilled. From the good thread at the root to the hole was 3/8" and to the tip end of the thread (from the root) was 1/2".

On mine, an MS21042 nut fit okay for length, and is an approved replacement to AN365 nuts.

I'd be tempted to call them and send yours back for a replacement.

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Old 07-14-2018, 12:12 PM
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Hey,

not sure what to do with this bolt. It looks like it needs a special narrow nut or something, not sure how I am going to get 1-3 threads past the nut. Any ideas?





Thanks,

Bryan
Just thread it into one of these....it'll probably be ok........

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Old 07-14-2018, 06:31 PM
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Just thread it into one of these....it'll probably be ok........

Thanks Sam, that made my day .
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