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#1 jpengstrom

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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:18 PM

One of the 3/32 hex (don't know what the thread pitch or screw diameter is) button head socket cap screws on my 2080LX was missing when I picked it up.  Anyone have a source for these screws?  I'd like to replace the ~3/10" long standard screw with one that's 1/4" longer to mount a Rigel Quickfinder that was included with the scope but not mounted.

Thanks for any information you can provide!



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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:21 PM

Call ScopeStuff! He is a great service!
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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:24 PM

McMaster-Carr has fasteners covered. Its an industrial supply house with a website that sells to anyone and carries approximately everything.


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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:30 PM

2x on McMaster-Carr. The only downside is you'll need to buy in quantity. Depending on the fastener usually 5x, 10x, 25x, 50x or 100x.

 

If you want to find the lower quantity choices look for 316 Stainless or one of the Mil-spec fasteners as they a typically available in lesser quantity.


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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:31 PM

RTL fasteners and Micro fasteners are where I find small fasteners at reasonable prices with reasonable shipping.


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Posted 11 July 2021 - 05:41 PM

How many do you need? Button socket head,  cap socket heads  , or flat socket heads.  Give me a length, diameter  I can get what you want/need... dm me .

A few "beans " for my trouble and I will get them out to you . How's that?

 

Stevegeo.


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Posted 11 July 2021 - 06:22 PM

I can't beat Stevegeo's great suggestion, but I bought mine on Amazon and eBay, generally in assortments, after I tired of fruitless local searching. McMaster Carr was to have been my next stop.

 

The assortments really paid off when I worked on multiple scopes.

 

EDIT I have found that matching diameter and pitch with regular bolts first at a local ace hardware is a time and aggravation saver when I order online, as are the assortment purchases.


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#8 jpengstrom

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Posted 11 July 2021 - 08:34 PM

How many do you need? Button socket head,  cap socket heads  , or flat socket heads.  Give me a length, diameter  I can get what you want/need... dm me .

A few "beans " for my trouble and I will get them out to you . How's that?

 

Stevegeo.

Stevengeo, Thanks! DM sent!




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