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I recommend the following procedure after cutting treated wood: Cut several pieces of untreated wood. Clean the blade and surrounding with a cloth with little synthetic oil on it. Repeat this procedure several times always using a clean fresh cloth. Here's why I recommend this: It is difficult to reach every point of your saw blade when just cleaning it ...


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It depends on what kind of zinc coating you mean. Your basic (cheapest) lag screw or bolt is "bright zinc" plated and will not withstand ACQ lumber. I believe the Triple Zinc used on say Simpson and USC structural connectors is a different process (galvanized). Even their fasteners are hot-dip galvanized or stainless steel.



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