toggle bolt


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toggle bolt

toggle bolt

n.
A fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a spring-loaded toggle, used to secure objects to thin or hollow walls.

tog′gle bolt`


n.
a bolt anchored to a hole drilled through a hollow wall by two hinged wings fixed to the end of the bolt and opened by a spring.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.toggle bolt - a fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle; used to fasten objects to hollow walls
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
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Push the cocking handle forward with the right hand, and with the left hand, reach inside the receiver, grasp the toggle bolt assembly and pull it straight up and out of the receiver.
It used a toggle bolt similar to the one found on the 1893 Borchardt pistol that was later adapted to the Luger.
The foam should be between the small circle on the toggle bolt and the CD (see drawing).