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Missing Machine Screw on Vixen GP Mount wooden Leg Dividers

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#1 saemark30

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Posted 19 October 2021 - 12:28 PM

Missing screw and nut on Vixen GP mount. Can someone tell me what size and length are the screws that connects the plastic dividers together?



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Posted 19 October 2021 - 12:49 PM

Can you show us a picture of exactly what ****'re missing? 

 

 

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#3 saemark30

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Posted 19 October 2021 - 01:22 PM

vixen-gp-great-polaris.jpg Here is an image. The 3 black plastic brace the wooden legs. I am missing one of the bolts or screws that holds one of them at the center.



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Posted 19 October 2021 - 01:39 PM

Can you take one of the other screws to a hardware store and find a suitable (if not identical) replacement? I suspect the actual threading doesn't matter except for the nut that presumably holds it in place. Just get a suitable diameter and length bolt with a matching nut and a couple of washers.



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Posted 19 October 2021 - 01:59 PM

If you go to the hardware, head to the metric bolts and nuts as Vixen's are all metric



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Posted 19 October 2021 - 02:03 PM

Is that the one that is a pin with 2 C-clips? If so good luck finding anything like that at a DIY store. Best substitute is an appropriate size screw with a Nylock nut on the other end to give it a small gap to rotate. Only way I know to find the original part is to find another one to cannibalize.

Ok you need one of the center arm bolts. Take one of the others to a store and look.


Edited by photoracer18, 19 October 2021 - 02:05 PM.

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