Originally Posted by DSPURR
Here is a photo. Below the aluminum cap is 1/4" of filler and below that maybe 3/4" wood. The rest of the stringer is filled with foam. Another thought is to drill a hole from the top (rather than the side) between the two bolt holes and slip a plate with welded nuts inside. I have a photo but don't know how to assign it a URL for posting.
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