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Hi guys, Just a quickie, I've moved and am relocating my steel pier. So, would postcrete do a decent job for the footing of my steel pier in conjunction with rebar and 14mm threaded bolts? I'd make the hole big enough to cater for the size of the pier base and threads, I'm just purely asking if it will be strong enough as it is designed to hold concrete fence posts up with fence panels in the wind. The alternative is to mix concrete but if postcrete in the right quantity will do the job satisfactorily I'd choose that for convenience. Thoughts please Adaaam75
Hi, I am after a bit of advice please. Groundworks are about to begin for the observatory and I want to use L bolts in a template and set the bolts into wet concrete. I have been looking at prices on Fleabay and wow, the stainless steel ones are quite expensive (M16 x 300mm are £44 for 4). Could I get away with zinc coated mild steel at half the price (M16 x 440mm) or am I setting myself up for trouble ? The pier is inside the observatory though appreciate when observing on a cold evening there is a possibility of moisture/ice building up. Also, is 300mm enough - I have been googling and although see lots of photos I have struggled to get exact measurements. Thanks in advance, Steve ps the holes on the base of the pier are pretty big hence thinking about M16 - again, if this is overkill and M12 would be suitable please advise