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Watchtower new bolted line. 5-Mar-2014 At 2:51:59 PM kp
On 5/03/2014 kieranl wrote:
>On 5/03/2014 One Day Hero wrote:
>>before putting them in. You'll need a drill, a couple of 10mm masonry
>>and a tube of 2 part polyester or epoxy for patching holes. Depending
>>the drill and the hardness of the rock, you should be able to pull about
>>10 to 15 bolts per battery, and 10 bolts per hour once you have the method
>>dialed. P.m. me if you want a complete rundown on the plucking technique
>For heaven's sake if you're going to drill more holes to chop the bolts
>then you're no different to the bolter. The primary damage is the drilled
>hole not the bolt in it. If you can't find a method of removing them without
>drilling (I believe there are a few depending on the bolt type) then just
>hacksaw them off. We may prefer to see a patch than a sawn-off bit of metal
>but that's cosmetic.

I think this is ridiculous. These routes are in an obscure gully in the middle of nowhere.

There are actually serious issues happening down south that are potentially much bigger than this :(

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