Originally Posted by strad
Well I thought I would through bolt them until seeing how many here were lag screwed like mine. Seems like at least some were that way from the beginning Now I'm tempted to lag screw mine again. I like the idea of lag bolting but it is tempting to be able to prefab the whole thing and then just fit it down at the lake. Hmmm.
Just use the stainless lags. I used regular on the front pad and they are already rusted. I will use through bolts this winter.
Using the 5200 will prevent the carriage bolts from ever turning. They also don't have to be real tight just snug then double nutted.