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Versión actual por: Walter Galan ,

Título:

Where can I find screw kits?

Texto:

I know that most of you have encountered this problem, but I can't seem to find an easy solution.

Yesterday, I was repairing a hair iron everything went fine until I forgot to re-install a part and had to disassemble again. Unfortunately, I managed to strip the head of a screw-- requiring me to drill out the head to be able to reopen the case. Now I am missing a 1 cent screw which I need. I don't know what pitch the screw is-- if I buy some screws, I will just shotgun a selection of several parameters and hope one is right.

To avoid this problem in the future, I looked around for some screw kits but no luck.  So... what do people do when in this jam?

When I say screw-kit, I don't mean just a selection of screws for a particular product, what I would like to do is to have a kit containing a thousand or so little screws which are common in consumer electronics/appliances: different pitches, lengths, head-types, etc. Surely there has to be something out there. But if not, does anyone have some guidelines on putting together a shopping list economically so that I am not in this jam again?

Dispositivo:

replacing screwsTool
replacing screwsTool

Estatus:

open

Aporte original por: Angelo Trivelli ,

Título:

Where can I find screw kits?

Texto:

I know that most of you have encountered this problem, but I can't seem to find an easy solution.

Yesterday, I was repairing a hair iron everything went fine until I forgot to re-install a part and had to disassemble again. Unfortunately, I managed to strip the head of a screw-- requiring me to drill out the head to be able to reopen the case. Now I am missing a 1 cent screw which I need. I don't know what pitch the screw is-- if I buy some screws, I will just shotgun a selection of several parameters and hope one is right.

To avoid this problem in the future, I looked around for some screw kits but no luck.  So... what do people do when in this jam?

When I say screw-kit, I don't mean just a selection of screws for a particular product, what I would like to do is to have a kit containing a thousand or so little screws which are common in consumer electronics/appliances: different pitches, lengths, head-types, etc. Surely there has to be something out there. But if not, does anyone have some guidelines on putting together a shopping list economically so that I am not in this jam again?

Dispositivo:

replacing screws

Estatus:

open