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      12-30-2011, 11:25 AM   #79

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Originally Posted by apecush View Post
They'll be plated alloy steel.
Why not stainless? because stainless bolts will either be considerably weaker than plated alloy steel, or prohibitively more expensive for similar strength.
I was told the issue with stainless is in the application is tensile strength. Softer stainless bolts will stretch harder versions subject to breaking. Can anyone confirm or deny?