Trouble finding 5inch 5/16 bolt for Middle assembly – Cut threaded rod?

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    enslaved_robot_boy
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    Just wondering if it would be a problem to cut a 5 inch piece of threaded rod and secure it at both ends with nuts instead of using a 5 inch bolt?

    Having a real hard time finding a 5/16-18 X 5 bolt in Vancouver Canada….

    Thanks for the advice!

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    Ryan
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    I think you’ll be fine, good idea.

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    #46385

    I have cutted threaded rode and it work fine just use locknut and maby locktie on one end.

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    enslaved_robot_boy
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    It seemed to work fine.  Used two locknuts.

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