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#1 fizicksteacher

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Posted 23 June 2022 - 01:35 PM

Anyone know of a source for replacing guide scope ring screws? Seems like they should be easy to source but I have looked and looked.



#2 Jim Davis

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Posted 23 June 2022 - 01:52 PM

Have you tried ADM? : https://www.admacces...t/thumb-screws/


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Posted 23 June 2022 - 02:46 PM

Thanks I will try those.



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Posted 23 June 2022 - 02:51 PM

I took one of my guide scope screws to the hardware store and found some bolts with the same diameter and thread, and appropriate length shaft. Only cost a couple dollars; I was also able to get them in stainless steel. The hex heads of the bolts provide better grip than the knurled heads of the thumbscrews anyways.


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Posted 23 June 2022 - 04:07 PM

$6 + ship for 10

 

https://www.mcmaster.com/92196A359/


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Posted 23 June 2022 - 04:08 PM

Here are a few possibilities depending upon your screw diameter/thread pitch...

 

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McMaster-Carr has these, nylon tipped thumb screws


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Posted 23 June 2022 - 06:10 PM

Both Home Depot and Lowes have a ‘Specialty Screw’ section that carries a lot of metric screws as well as oddball SAE screws. I’ve managed to find a lot of the screws and nuts I need there
My local Ace Hardware has been helpful, too.
Items I haven’t found at any of those places I’ve been able to order via Amazon.
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Posted 23 June 2022 - 09:12 PM

Chinese/european/russian rings will be metric, UK ones UNC, US ... SAE or UNC.

 

Another source with just about anything - including nylon tipped or nylon screws is www.accu.co.uk.


Edited by luxo II, 23 June 2022 - 09:13 PM.

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Posted 24 June 2022 - 02:39 PM

Here are a few possibilities depending upon your screw diameter/thread pitch...

 

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Losmandy

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McMaster-Carr has these, nylon tipped thumb screws

The Lossmandy screws look really nice. I'll keep those in mind.
 



#10 fizicksteacher

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Posted 27 June 2022 - 11:42 AM

Thanks everyone!




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