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I'll let Grady answer for himself, but in...

I'll let Grady answer for himself, but in meantime I'll tell you what I would use.

First let me say that tape and/or dope is NOT a pipe 'sealant' even though they may be labeled as such. They are...
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I think it's 'Loctite' that makes the anti-sieze...

I think it's 'Loctite' that makes the anti-sieze in a very convenient 'chapstick' type tube. I'll never go back to the can and brush...
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Going with heatpro's lead... was just looking at...

Going with heatpro's lead... was just looking at a standard drill size chart, and at the dimensions of 3/8 bolt threads.

The 'minor' diameter of a 3/8-16 bolt or stud is 0.297 so you most...
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Yeah, Permatex, Lubriplate... I like the...

Yeah, Permatex, Lubriplate... I like the Lubriplate that comes in a 'chapstick' type dispenser, very handy.

Look at it this way... TRY to stick with the 3/8. You can always take metal away and go...
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It depends on the grade of hardware you use, and...

It depends on the grade of hardware you use, and whether or not the threads are dry or lubed.

I personally would use some 'Lubriplate' anti-sieze compound, and this would lube the threads.
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You should try to use the same size if possible.

You should try to use the same size if possible.
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