A: Deee, Correct, the mounting brackets are sold separately and include the safety screw fasteners. Bracket types: Inside mount, surface mount, and 3 -inch stand-off bracket. Thank You, Grisham Bros.
A: It came with the mounting brackets and the bolts to mount as long as it's going in wood.
A: Steve, 18 gauge steel tube. Thank You, Grisham Bros.
A: Raeka8, There are extractor tools on the market that remove sheard off bolts and that tool would also work in this application. Thank You, Grisham Bros.
A: Harmony, I do not have any test results for the window bar deflection capacity. Hope to test in the future. Thank You, Grisham Bros