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Highly unlikely that a Grade 5 bolt (90.000 psi yield, depending on size) would be galvanized. If electro-galvanizing were used these is a high risk of hydrogen cracking at that hardness level. If it were hot dip galvanized, the required temperature of about 800 F would temper the steel to a lower strength. This tempering affect can be fixed using alloy like ...


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I have not seen a carriage bolt in grade 5 or higher. If you want a bolt that will resist rusting then you should use grade 8 bolts. They are so hard that rusting is almost non existent.


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Using the term "shelf clips" I was able to locate only one resource, a company called Locksco which has a clip that appears to be similar to yours. During the search, I saw also the term "metal cabinet shelf clips" but using that search term did not present the previous location/link. At US$20 for quantity four, they certainly are expensive. Note also that ...


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It does look like that a screen could fit where you're pointing. I've included a picture of some screen hangers and a lock. The hangers would go on the top of the screen and trim allowing the screen to be lifted into your trim track. The locking device would be screwed into the center of the sill and mounted to hold the screen securely into the trim. Any ...


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Some magnetic catches have neat functions like push in release and the door opens enough to allow fingers to open the door, when closing pushing in fully closes the door, I like those more than the mechanical style. As far as life of the hardware I have remodeled 20’s & 30’s houses that had the mechanical clasps that were still functional so I think ...


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The magnetic ones are simpler imho, and don’t have so much to catch a sleeve on. Also, the tongue on the mechanical one can deform over time.


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