Replacing Knife Bolts

Replace bolt:

  • If thread locking compound is no longer serviceable, or has become inefficient due to water, oil, earth, or mud.
  • After bolt has been removed and reinstalled five times.
  • When head has worn flush with bearing surface of knife.
  • When diameter of bolt neck has worn by 3 mm (1/8 in.).
  • If cracked. Check bolt head/shank interface (A). Examine bolt threads.
  • If bolt damage (B) is due to interference. Correct interference.

A-Head/Shank Interface
B-Bolt Damage


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