Bay Bridge rod troubles extend to base - SFGATE
Caltrans can sample many of the 2,306 problematic steel rods on the span in an effort to determine whether they will hold up. However, it cannot easily inspect, remove or replace those that sit at,Connecting Rod Reconditioning: More to it than you might,,Mar 08, 2021· Then the rods are checked for straightness because any bend or twist in the rod may result in oil clearance problems and likely lead to a failure. A visual inspection of the rods will also include looking for any signs of overheating, which may be indicated by a “bluish” appearance.RL Nunley, Rodmaker - Custom Bamboo Flyrods for the,,Below, the grave of Hiram L. Leonard, the founder of the HL Leonard Rod Company in Highland Mills, New York. Beneath this stone, lies the man who was the foundation of American Rodmaking, Hiram L. Leonard. Mr. Leonard began making rods around 1869 and his company continued operation, for many decades after his death, finally closing in 1985.