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Forum topic by JADobson posted 05-25-2019 04:25 AM 556 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-25-2019 04:25 AM

They look kind of like T-nuts but the spikes appear to sink into the sides of the hole rather than straight down. If anyone knows the name it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks all.

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#1 posted 05-25-2019 02:19 PM

I don’t know what it is but I know a threaded insert will do the same thing.

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#2 posted 05-25-2019 02:34 PM

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#3 posted 05-25-2019 02:38 PM

Looks like a t nut where the wood above was harder than the nut and the points bent over

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#4 posted 05-25-2019 03:13 PM

Threaded pressed insert, Home Depot has a couple of variations.

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#5 posted 05-26-2019 05:23 AM

It’s hard to tell with it installed. Maybe one of these?

These are a UK variant.

I used to use a lot of T Nuts and elevator bolts. Then I switched to plain old threaded inserts, except with a hex drive I install them with the drill press, so they go right in, and square to the surface.

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