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Old 12-22-2016, 04:36 PM   #1
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I post here as it can be related to my trade for sure and I can use that trick in trade, if would survive. Lower bolt of my rear strut at small car is frozen. Head fall of, I removed nut and only shaft (about 5" long) is frozen in. I tried to spray it, heat it, and of course slam it with small sledge hammer. However there is not enough space to slam it hard. I taught about using demolition hammer, compact one at bolt but do not think it can slam better then me. Must be small one in not big space. Today I come at idea to put top of the bolt shank in my Remington barrel, load cartridge and shoot. Bolt shank is protruding like 1" at one side.
I worry about it at multiple level. First it will be much stronger hit for gun then standard concrete nail. Second I worry gun or bolt can explode from impact. Would definitely protect face with playwood but my hand would be exposed to shrapnel. I worry that impact can broke my hand or wrist.
Do anyone try something like that ever? Basically gun against bolt.
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Old 12-22-2016, 04:38 PM   #2
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I just figure out when I asked about some danger business that it is post nr 666. F this world.
Edit would not do. To many unknown. Concrete guns are enginereed to shout concrete nails in concrete (through green). Even Remington engineers would not know what can happen.

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don't do it....


read here....http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/wh...ts-job-315498/
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Personally, I would try a mechanic.

But I do admire your out of the box thinking.
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Do not know it that two "Myth busters" guys are in business. They would like to check it for sure.

I did sent email to "Myth busters". Shade tree mechanics world wide will tanks me if it work.

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Get in touch with "Crazy Russian Hacker" on Youtube. You guys are made for each other.
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Are there threads in the knuckle? Are you trying to push it through but there are threads behind where the lock nut was?

You might have luck cutting a groove in the bolt with a cutoff wheel, and then turning the bolt with a flat screwdriver (or impact)

You might also look it up on YouTube. That's where Cali Mike learned all about building decks.


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So, you're proposing blocking the barrel of your Ramset with a bolt, hoping that the bolt will move on firing.

I wouldn't bet my life on that working, you're begging to have the Ramset explode.
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Are there threads in the knuckle? Are you trying to push it through but there are threads behind where the lock nut was?

You might have luck cutting a groove in the bolt with a cutoff wheel, and then turning the bolt with a flat screwdriver (or impact)

You might also look it up on YouTube. That's where Cali Mike learned all about building decks.


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There are not threads there just smooth shank. Rusted badly. My frend is shade tree mechanic entire life and wasn't capable do it. We heat it with propane, MAPP/pro (real MAPP do not exist anymore) and hit with sledge, nothing did work. I to know take car apart. Such things happen, it is not big dill, just need solve it. Probably find someone with oxy/ace torch.
http://www.partsgeek.com/hct3zp5-hon...ntrol+Arm+Bolt
Treads are out of knuckle and it is part of bolt that protrude out.

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So, you're proposing blocking the barrel of your Ramset with a bolt, hoping that the bolt will move on firing.

I wouldn't bet my life on that working, you're begging to have the Ramset explode.
Yeah it is just that I'm thinking about. I guess Ramset is now name not Remington.
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I have used an air chisel with a blunt pointed bit to drive out frozen bolts, pesky ball joints, tie rod ends, and even unruly u-joints.




I would imagine a hammer drill set to hammer only with the right tool inserted will work also.

However thinking of your situation, if you have enough bolt sticking out you can add some washers and run the nut back on and it will pull the bolt out, add more washers/spacers and repeat.

You just have to be smarter than the bolt.
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Will try those in post #12 before risking my hand. Other bad thing that can happen if gun explode a shrapnel can brake through gas tank.
I'm glad I asked those question here rather then at Acura TL forum where nerds give advice.

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You might have luck cutting a groove in the bolt with a cutoff wheel, and then turning the bolt with a flat screwdriver (or impact)
I've cut flats on them before, then used a socket, adjustable wrench, or vice grips. Spray, hammer, wiggle back and forth, repeat. If you can get it to turn, you can eventually get it out.

My machinist buddy would probably just drill it out.
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Can you pull the whole strut and work on it on the bench?

Penetrating oil and time help.


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Of course would work if would pull strut out with knuckle but it will not work.
http://www.justanswer.com/acura/3ccr...hits-bump.html

It is like 12 different rods there. Work smarter not harder definitely worth here.
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However thinking of your situation, if you have enough bolt sticking out you can add some washers and run the nut back on and it will pull the bolt out, add more washers/spacers and repeat.
That is really excellent idea. I can use 3/4 T bar with 3/4 to 1/2 adapter and 17mm socket. I can punch with big sledge hammer as t bar end will go out of wheel area.
Wery good to know that air chisel and rotary hammer can work to. Will try it but not soon as I do have to work during days currently. Will post here when will try it in week or so. But this yours tread is extremely helpful.
Basically I need bolt-washer technic just to move bolt 1/16. When it broke rust it will go out in any direction.

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Well, I don't understand what you said with the T bar and everything, but I hope it works out.
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Well, I don't understand what you said with the T bar and everything, but I hope it works out.
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Used it with 6' steel extension bar and sledge hammer in past. Nothing can broke it.

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