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Re: How are flat car deck boards attached
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2019, 05:11:25 PM »
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And then some of the boards that are place in lengthwise down the center look like they have larger counter-sunk
holes drilled in them with conventional hex-headed bolt heads down in them.


I'm wondering if they are all the large counter sunk holes just the ones on the outside have some sort of cap.  I think the button head ones are not original hardware.

Here's one I shot.







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Re: How are flat car deck boards attached
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2019, 05:17:54 PM »
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But those cars are modern.

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Re: How are flat car deck boards attached
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2019, 05:32:21 PM »
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One drawing for an older car I have references 1/2" carriage bolts.  The drawing appears to have a counter sunk hole, but I can't be 100%.

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