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Anyone have a good source for metric fasteners in the US?

Old 01-02-2013, 10:16 AM
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Default Anyone have a good source for metric fasteners in the US?

Ok so I now have a car with metric hardware and want to get some spare screws but all I can find is sets of like 4 from amain or 100 from McMaster or Grainger.

Anyone have a source where I can get say 50 each for $5-$6 per style (roughy half of buying 100 pcs)?

Or does anyone want to buy some portion of the $75 in screws I'm about to order?

This is probably how Tony's Screws got started...Tony wanted 10 screws for his car but had to buy 100 so he sold of the spares. LOL
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I know Hobbyking sells them real cheap. Not sure if they have sizes you are looking for but check it out. http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...olts_Nuts.html
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Try RTL Fasteners at their online store.
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mcmastercarr.com they have everything
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boltdepot.com used to be better priced than MCMaster, (and soem screws were like 1/4 the price of Grainger).

Can buy singles (but once you hity 50 screws might as well get a pack of 100 cause at 100 the price per screw is cut in half).
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http://www.4chobbysupply.com is pretty good.
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Thanks for the suggestions...really like some of the stuff at hobbyking actually.

But I wound up buying 600 screws from Grainger. McMaster didn't have all of the sizes I wanted.
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This place is awesome and has all you need. Used it for years.

http://www.fastener-express.com/
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Originally Posted by slaytanic View Post
This place is awesome and has all you need. Used it for years.

http://www.fastener-express.com/
This is THE place to shop for screws.
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No where does it mention metal hardness and even the black oxide are coated stainless, which is soft metal. I think I'll stick with Tony's......
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Originally Posted by slaytanic View Post
This place is awesome and has all you need. Used it for years.

http://www.fastener-express.com/


#1 screw source
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Good grief, fastener-express is expensive. Plated M3 locknuts, $2.10 for 20. McMaster, $3.18 for 100. Most of the metric stuff seems to run about 75-100% more expensive from fasteners express. Grainger runs me ~50% more than McMaster for similar sizes/quantities, so I stick with McMaster, and recommend them to anyone.
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