Originally Posted by Orb
This looks to be a bolt material and welding issue (stress corrosion cracking) more than anything else. If GC is randomly using any type of steel material for the bolts then I would say good luck with that. Most fastener materials are not going to do well after being welded. I agree with the user the design is less than elegant and is kind of asking for trouble. A better design would be projection welded stud which is very low profile and clean.
I really see this as a minor issue so it should not scare anyone one away for this product.
ORB, good to see you around again. Been a long time.