Rack bolts

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Rack bolts

Post by Buckscent » July 16th, 2018, 4:26 pm

What is best or what is everyone using for bolts for the racks to sit on? Seems the only SS hex bolts I can fine are not threaded all the way. Been looking at 1/4-20 3”



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Re: Rack bolts

Post by Dirtytires » July 16th, 2018, 9:35 pm

What are you building?

Sounds like a uds. Stainless really isn’t necessary, just fights off rust on the outside a bit...the inside is still gonna be black after a few smokes. Either weld some tabs inside or the above bolts should work just fine.



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Re: Rack bolts

Post by Rodcrafter » July 17th, 2018, 7:51 am

1”x1/4”x20 works fine


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Re: Rack bolts

Post by bswisher » August 2nd, 2018, 9:14 am

I recommend using the cheap shelf brackets from Lowes/HD etc. Just tack weld 3 of them to the inside of the drum. The actual shelf supports can be cut down to about 1 1/2-2 inches long and allows you to adjust the rack height as needed. Also makes it very easy to add additional racks. Not a great picture but you can see how i did it on mine.

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