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Modding Where to buy allen head screws?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by -Xp-, 11 Mar 2004.

  1. -Xp-

    -Xp- Minimodder

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    For my latest project, I really need some of these:

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    I live in the UK and have looked everywhere for some of these, but cannot seem to find them anywhere. Looking at 5mm thread, about 10-15mm long. Can anyone help out? I would be very grateful.
     
  2. fillip

    fillip What's a Dremel?

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  3. ajack

    ajack rox

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    You usually get these when you buy stuff from Ikea so maybe if someone has one lying around they could donate it? (Or you could use it as an excuse to buy something from Ikea (...shame they dont come with stuff from Alienware...))
     
  4. -Xp-

    -Xp- Minimodder

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    fillip, that site is almost impossible to navigate, do you have a direct link? Thanks a lot anyway.
     
  5. fillip

    fillip What's a Dremel?

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    I agree - awfully designed, unfortunately, they've designed it with frames too so there is no direct link available.
    I can tell you how to get to the page with the bolts on...

    Move over the menu option @ the left called 'General parts' and select fastners from the drop down menu.
    As i said b4, few pictures but it gives sizes and pricing.
     
  6. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    thats the one thing i hate about frames.. other than that its better! :D
     
  7. Ardentfrost

    Ardentfrost What's a Dremel?

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    In my home town (of only a quarter million people) there is a nut and bolt warehouse that I am in love with. They really have EVERYTHING you could even think about ever wanting... ever. I mean, I gues I'm being mean at telling you that I have one in my home town if you don't have one in yours, but, well.. I'm sorry :)

    Here's their website, even though when I get something, I just go to counter sales and say "I need something exactly like this" hand them the screw, and they bring me back as many as I want.

    http://www.nutandbolt.com/

    I dunno if that'll really help you at all, I just love that place.
     
  8. -Xp-

    -Xp- Minimodder

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    Thanks a lot for your help guys, but I found some over at the first place I looked at a while ago...Screwfix!!

    For all you interested in some ORAC³ stylee screws, check out:

    http://www.screwfix.com/app/sfd/cat/cat.jsp?cId=101714&ts=46389

    Thanks a lot for your help. You shall see my log in the logs section soon (already started work on it, after I finish thei Crystalfontz order, I'll continue).
     
  9. Jang

    Jang What's a Dremel?

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    Another place you could try is your local bike shop, that screw there looks like the same one that either comes on

    A) Brake lever (to hold it to bars)
    B) Bottle holder
    C) Mud guard holder..


    ok, B and C are the same but... it just didn't seem right without a C :thumb:


    Over and out,

    Jang
     
  10. -Xp-

    -Xp- Minimodder

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    Wow, how observant are you guys. Those screws are actually ones I took from my bike. Unfortunately, my bike shop doesnt sell them :(.

    They are from the bottle holder (the other two were more necessary for the bike to function ;)).
     
  11. Enak

    Enak Also known as Kane

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    Gordy Evil Teddy

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  13. Enak

    Enak Also known as Kane

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    A4 is a higher grade stainless, more corrosion resistant and stronger.
     
  14. Gordy

    Gordy Evil Teddy

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    Ah thanks :)
     
  15. WILD9

    WILD9 Been here aaaaages

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    which ones did you get in the end?
     
  16. fivecheebs

    fivecheebs Dont panic!

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    Should have a look at motorcycle accessories also. They do allen and quick release bolts in all kinds of nice annodised colours.
     
  17. -Xp-

    -Xp- Minimodder

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    I have not yet purchased them, as I am waiting for my next pay-packet, so I can buy watercooling, then I will start my next project (look out for it in the project logs soon, or moddin'.net forums topic 2247 for a sneak preview).

    I will probably buy 50 of each (that's a tenner, the bottom load are crappy).
     
  18. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Forget all of the above. Go to Inox Fasteners for all your Allen screw needs. :thumb:
     
  19. WILD9

    WILD9 Been here aaaaages

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    Just as a warning, if you want the ones with rounded over heads id try inox, I ordered some of the screwfix ones code 41125 which were pictured as the rounded head bolts and ended up with the flat head ones ,tbh probably better for my needs but im still not keen on recieving a different item to the one pictured.
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  20. warrmr

    warrmr What's a Dremel?

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    if you live near a halfords and jus say you need a few 5mm allan bolts for your bike they will genrally give you them (for free) or atleast they did for me. i snapped the 10mm bolt on my seat and lost the 4mm bolt on my front derailure(sp?) and they replaced them for free and i ddint even get the bike from them or need to show them the bike at that
     

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