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Old 06-10-2014, 10:16 PM
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Yes. I used a piece of 1/2" x 1/8" flat strap hot rolled steel. I made it with 2 tabs for the 1/4" bolt to go through to secure it to the aluminum. Kind of like a u-joint strap. I made it short enough that pulling it up with the bolts makes the brace snug up tight to the post.

It doesn't move & doesn't allow the headstock to twist while cranking the head up/down. If I need to turn the head, it just takes loosening 2 bolts & turn it where it needs to go, tighten the bolts back down.


I haven't always been a nurse..........

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