Ive been wanting to replace the rusted up bolts on my stands with stainless steel just so I dont have to worry about them rusting away. The price of these is quite a bit more than I want to spend right now, who knows might get cheaper here soon. Ive got a few questions that might help me make up my mind. Will look online for cheaper bolts as well. Is zinc plated much better than regular steel, last longer? Have any of you had bolts rust away and cause safety issues? How long can a regular bolt last out in the weather, I may just replace them every 4-5 years with regular steel. Have any of you done this yourself with stainless or regular bolts? Am I missing or forgetting anything?