Converting to 1010 rail from 1/4" rod

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Jan 18, 2009
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Without buying a new launch pad, I want to convert my pad that holds a 1/4" rod to hold my new 1010 rail I picked up. Anybody have any pictures of this same thing so I dont have to re-invent the wheel?
I tapped the hole in the center for 1/4 20 threads. A 4 to 6 inch bolt with the head cut off can be screwed in to the 1010 rail and the 1/4" smooth section fits in were the rod useds to go. still easy to switch back and forth

That will be the best/easiest way. Make sure you get as long a bolt you can. you want plenty of smooth shank from the bolt holding that rail on depending on how sturdy your pad is because they can get fairly heavy on a pad.