Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Saint Charles, IL
Just a consideration here.... since it is a stair railing, which will have some sideways force, Do you think that there would be any chance of the threaded insert loosening up?
I think if it were me, and I have access to install the T-nut, that might be a better way to go.... harder for it to be loosened up/pulled out. The flange on the t-nut would provide better holding power. However, if you cannot attach the t-nut to the backside, the threaded insert would be way to go, installed like Al said, with a threaded bolt and nut attached to the threaded insert, and driven with a socket wrench, so as to try to insert it as straight as possible.
just my 2 cents... now I'm broke.
I used to be fairly indecisive, but now....... I'm not so sure.