2020 - Volume #44, Issue #2, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Better Way To Remove Bolts That Break Off FlushJoe Pietsch, Warren, Mich.: “In your recent article about the 17-year-old boy who was restoring an antique tractor, he said he broke the heads off bolts and had to drill them out.
“Here’s a better way to remove bolts that break off flush. Drill a hole in the end of a piece of strap iron that’s a bit smaller in diameter than the bolt. Put the strap iron hole over the bolt and arc weld the strap iron to the bolt. Let the bolt cool and then turn it out.”
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