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#2009256 - 01/05/13 02:30 AM Re: cutting out piano keys and other questions. [Re: TheKeysAssassin]
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Originally Posted By: TecFlip
... I just couldn't find any bolts that were hollow all of the way through. Any clue how much they would be if I ordered them online?


It would probably be easier to find steel or brass tube stock of the appropriate size. Get a tap and die set to run the threads, and just double nut one end to use as a head.
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#2009780 - 01/05/13 11:43 PM Re: cutting out piano keys and other questions. [Re: JohnSprung]
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Originally Posted By: JohnSprung
Originally Posted By: TecFlip
... I just couldn't find any bolts that were hollow all of the way through. Any clue how much they would be if I ordered them online?


It would probably be easier to find steel or brass tube stock of the appropriate size. Get a tap and die set to run the threads, and just double nut one end to use as a head.


That's not a bad idea. But would the threads be as strong as regular bolt threads(Unless that is how bolts are made)?
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#2010990 - 01/08/13 04:42 AM Re: cutting out piano keys and other questions. [Re: TheKeysAssassin]
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Originally Posted By: TecFlip

That's not a bad idea. But would the threads be as strong as regular bolt threads(Unless that is how bolts are made)?


Technically, probably not. But not by enough to be a problem. Maybe make one and test it before going to the tedious work of doing them all.
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#2011102 - 01/08/13 10:14 AM Re: cutting out piano keys and other questions. [Re: JohnSprung]
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Sounds like a plan. I will have to try that!
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