Man, If I knew then what I know now I would be! I had to slow down a little on the thrashing I was doing. I realized I wouldn't have an enjoyable summer OR build if I kept up every moment of every weekend. I wasn't going to hit the cut off for this year's TROG regardless and I want to do stuff like take trips to the country and do a couple swap meets at Candia. As for that hardware, that's HW store drawer Grade 8 pickins, which were slim. All I could get was this or 2" so I figured I'd replace them when I get around to doing a hardware order. You'll not also that all I could get for nuts was Nylock. Ideally I want to use shiny bullet acorns out there but finding a set I like has proven difficult.