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Old September 14th, 2016, 06:22 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by JHB View Post
The only problem with those is if they're not well-galvanized or stainless, they'll rust in the sweaty environment inside the boot (especially being under the insole), which takes you right back to square one.
True on that weak plating → rust concern, but they do have better head shape for gripping the sole & not pulling through. The square socket ones seem best, but those look like at least 10-32 size and I never go bigger than 8-32 or 4mm. Plus they still require the taller nylon insert nuts outside.

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