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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 ...


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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