A good screw

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by John Austin, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. John Austin

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    Apart from the obvious, I need 2mm dia' brass countersunk nuts and bolts, but only about two dozen of them

    In this area anything less than will hold a timber bridge together is considered sissy and is unavailable - I can get 2mm ones to special order, but I will need to buy a kilogramme of them

    John
     
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    Try some of the online modelling shops. How long do they need to be, I'll drop into a couple of local screw shops while out tomorrow and see what they have.
     
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    Maybe at a hobby shop?
     
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    If you can find American sizes, a #2 machine screw is very close to a 2mm, as I recall.
     
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    If you can find American sizes, a #2 machine screw is very close to a 2mm, as I recall.
     
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    The British Association (BA) threads were quite common at one time in the UK and it's colonies:

    10BA = 1.70mm Dia
    9BA = 1.90mm Dia (non-standard)
    8BA = 2.20mm Dia

    Might still be available from a few good model shops outside of England.
     
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    I always just call up my ladyfriend...
     
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    When I needed to get screwed, I got my M2 hardware from Microfasteners in Lebanon NJ. 1-800-892-6917. They had a website but it isn't listed on the label. I seem to recal the price was reasonable and they offered small quantities. My experience at hobby shops (even the ones specializing in radio control) wasn't as good -- they seemed to have low stock in small screws, or pre-packed screw sets for specific vehicles that were VERY expensive.
     
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    Hi John,

    My regular screw source has 2mm flat-head brass in 6mm, 10mm, and 12mm lengths. Which do you need and how many?

    I don't know what a 'countersunk nut' is. :sad:

    - Leigh
     
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    Me too.
     
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    ...who of course works in a hardware store....