Re: Securing Bolt Down Metpost?


| Hi, | | I have just bought a 3" Bolt Down Metpost so I can put a 3 foot post | in my concrete yard, but am not sure what fixings and drill bit size I | need. | | On the post is says use "M8 x 10L Rawbolt", I'm not sure what that is, | can anyone explain? | | Thanks in advance | | Julie | | http://www.rawlplug.co.uk/Products/boltmain/rawlbolts.htm
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| | Hi, | | | | I have just bought a 3" Bolt Down Metpost so I can put a 3 foot post | | in my concrete yard, but am not sure what fixings and drill bit size I | | need. | | | | On the post is says use "M8 x 10L Rawbolt", I'm not sure what that is, | | can anyone explain? | | | | Thanks in advance | | | | Julie | | | | | http://www.rawlplug.co.uk/Products/boltmain/rawlbolts.htm | | rpm | | the sleeve part of the rawlbolt unscrews and is dropped into a close fitting hole drilled to the suggested diameter and then the bolt is put through the item to be secured and then screws into the sleeve which, as it is tightened, expands to provide a secure fixing. you may need a sds drill to drill a hole big enough with ease. i think i used a 14mm sds drill bit for mine.
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On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 19:05:06 +0100, "R P McMurphy"

Many thanks for the information, the job is now done.
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| >| | | | >| | >the sleeve part of the rawlbolt unscrews and is dropped into a close fitting | >hole drilled to the suggested diameter and then the bolt is put through the | >item to be secured and then screws into the sleeve which, as it is | >tightened, expands to provide a secure fixing. you may need a sds drill to | >drill a hole big enough with ease. i think i used a 14mm sds drill bit for | >mine. | > | >rpm | > | | | Many thanks for the information, the job is now done. | | Julie
did you have a p5roblem with snugness of the post in the metpost thingie? if so what did you use to stop the wobble?
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