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Subject: RE: [motm] Machine Screw This

From: "Tkacs, Ken" <ken.tkacs@...>
Date: 2000-04-14

I probably will order something at some point (how's that for an aggressive

As musicians with 19" racks, we're used to paying a lot for screws. But
really, the rest of the world ∗isn't∗, so I'm more surprised at prices like
a buck a screw than 1000 for $10.

Now if I can just find extra nickel-plated washers & hex nuts for
Switchcraft jacks....

-----Original Message-----
From: J. Larry Hendry [mailto:jlarryh@...]
Sent:Thursday, 13 April, 2000 6:08 PM
Subject:Re: [motm] Machine Screw This

Ken, I did visit this link you sent. Cool link for hardware. I searched
for 3/8" screws. They were quoted even cheaper. I just can't seem to
believe those prices. $7.37 for 1000. That's less than 1 cent each.
Surely that can't be right. Are you going to order some to see what they

Larry H

> > From: Tkacs, Ken <ken.tkacs@...>
> > These guys have a nice search engine where
> > you specify the threads, diameter, head type,
> > length, finish, etc. ... and it comes up with a quote.
> >
> > They have black #8 32x1/4" pan heads, $10 for 1000, supposedly.
> >
> That would surprise me. I have not found the 8/32s that Paul uses in
> phillips head. However, they are common in hex or cap heads. Many
> have those in 4/40, 6/32, 8/32, and 10/32. I have usually found them to
> around 49 cents each in singles.

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