Galvanized or Nickel carriage bolts on Skid plates? - Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-06-2019, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Gta_g20's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 30
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 3
Garage
Galvanized or Nickel carriage bolts on Skid plates?

Good morning all. Getting ready for the new season I repainted my rusty 724E with rust oleum Allis Chalmers Orange. I re did the skid plates on both sides. My carriage bolts are rusty and I want to install new. Should I be using Galvanized bolts on the metal body or regular zinc plated bolts? Thanks in advance
Gta_g20 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-06-2019, 02:17 PM
Senior Member
 
oneacer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 714
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 58
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 154
@Gta,


Just wire wheel them and shoot them black, silver or orange. No need to buy new. You probably have some orange spray left anyways.
oneacer is online now  
Old 11-06-2019, 03:56 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 1,648
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 12
Thanks (Received): 112
Likes (Given): 116
Likes (Received): 254
If you feel you want to get new I always try to get Stainless as they do not rust.

Sno-Tek Modded, 15"X-Track tires (Now has same X-Track tires but 13"x4" for better fit), 254cc engine LED light and hand warmers.
Snapper 6/22 sold but not forgotten. Was my first.
Ariens ST1027LE workhorse and going strong.
New 2017 Ariens Deluxe completely rebuilt after losing a fight with a forklift.
Dauntae is online now  
Old 11-06-2019, 04:13 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Location: Ridgway Colorado
Posts: 39
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 3
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 8
Garage
Galvanized bolts are zinc coated... To galvanize is to coat the part in zinc. As mentioned stainless will be less susceptible to rust than regular galv bolts because the coating does wear off and they will eventually rust.

Ariens 1027le
Meyer 8' Stainless Lot Pro fitted to 2012 F250
17 Arctic Cat Mtn Cat, for the day after
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Brent Holm is offline  
Old 11-06-2019, 04:35 PM
Senior Member
 
SimplicitySolid22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 583
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 54
Thanks (Received): 72
Likes (Given): 63
Likes (Received): 103
Stainless...easy get at your local hardware store!!!! pretty cheap too!!!
SimplicitySolid22 is offline  
Old 11-06-2019, 06:52 PM
Senior Member
 
Clutch Cargo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Maine
Posts: 281
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 32
Thanks (Received): 16
Likes (Given): 39
Likes (Received): 43
Stainless and only stainless....

2015 Ariens Deluxe 28
Previous Machines:
1995 Yard-White-Bilt 8/26 Frankenblower
1980 Toro 826
1981 Toro 3521
Clutch Cargo is offline  
Old 11-07-2019, 08:55 AM
Senior Member
 
JLawrence08648's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Lawrenceville NJ
Posts: 2,148
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 89
Thanks (Received): 180
Likes (Given): 69
Likes (Received): 409
Garage
I bought a box of 100 quality regular carriage bolts from Bolt Depot for cheap. I put Never-Seize in them. If they rust, who cares, they'll snap off.

1986 Ariens ST522, 5hp, 22"
1995 Murray Craftsman 10hp, 29" w. 12" impeller
A 1983 Real John Deere 10hp, 32" w. 12" impeller, 16" auger, 20" high front, cast iron gear box, chains
Noma 9hp, 27" w. 12" impeller
Noma 5hp, 24" w. 12" impeller, 20" high front
Gravely Convertible, 12hp Kohler cast iron, 26" width, 600 lbs of cast iron & steel, 2 speed impeller, 4 ground speeds
Dynamark 8hp, 26", 12" impeller, for sale
Several other 5hp, 8hp, several 2 cycle, all for sale
JLawrence08648 is offline  
Old 11-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Senior Member
 
oneacer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 714
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 58
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 154
@JL,

Exactly, .
oneacer is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowblower Forum : Snow Blower Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Thread Tools



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome