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nbrown · · WNC/Broomfield, CO · Joined Nov 2007 · Points: 6,890
TimFromMaine Dailey wrote: ASCA currently has a long wait list for tuning forks so I'm having a go at grinding a few myself, but it's slow going with a dremel. The same wall has a 1/4 inch threaded rawl split shaft that I might try and pull first. The climbs are quality, just forgotten. 

I've successfully used a crowbar with the nail slot ground out. If it's wedge-shaped enough, usually just hammering it under the hanger is enough to pop the bolt out to allow you to pry it the rest of the way. Maybe not the best method but I've used it quite a few times myself. It's easier to rig because there is a lot less grinding involved.

Drew Nevius · · Oklahoma · Joined Jun 2012 · Points: 1,884

You should email the American Safe Climbing Association about this and they may be able to help you or someone they know in the area to get those bolts replaced with new SS bolts

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

Fixed Hardware: Bolts & Anchors
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