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Old 09-07-2012, 06:48 PM   #11
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what did you use to attach the 2x4s inbetween the windows? Screws, thru bolts??

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Old 09-12-2012, 08:24 PM   #12
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We used Carriage bolts through to the outside of the bus. then on the inside, we drilled counter-sink holes into the wood and screwed in nuts until they were flush with the 2x4s. We figured the bolts going through to the outside would give us the most support, as we are eventually going to attach all our furniture to these beams
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One possible issue will be loosening of the bolts from vibrations etc,it can collapse the metal and the expansion and contration of the wood may add to the effect...I love the "factory" paint you guys got with your bus
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I have to agree with Bansil...but you can still come back and apply a little Red LockTite to the threads. That will prevent the bolts from vibrating loose and walking out.
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I'm going to do that for sure. thanks for the advice
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I have to agree with Bansil...but you can still come back and apply a little Red LockTite to the threads. That will prevent the bolts from vibrating loose and walking out.
Actually, you want "290" Loctite. Its wicking-made for getting in threads already assembled.
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