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Author Topic: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead  (Read 963 times)

Offline Ethanoost

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1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« on: February 22, 2017, 08:43:08 PM »
Hi everyone.
I'm planning to install a real 737 overhead frame into a FDS shell. I'm looking for ideas to make use of the 1/4 turn fasteners already in the overhead frame. I have the overhead install kit from fds but they don't use 1/4 turn fasteners but just screws. I will need the corresponding receiving connector. I notice they can be bought of eBay or hardware sites. But there are so many types and sizes...
Has anybody done this before? Any tips will be appreciated.
Thanks
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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2017, 10:35:08 PM »
Those are called Dzus fasteners.  When you order your overhead panels from FDS just tell them you are using a real overhead frame and would like your panels to have Dzus fasteners installed.  They will charge extra (and not cheap) but well worth it. 

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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2017, 05:20:39 AM »


Thanks but what I referring to is the fasteners that connects the frame to the shell. As seen in the pictures.

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2017, 07:10:20 AM »
Oh, I see.  Yes, those are camlocs and you need the appropriate sized camlock receptacle.   I have a real overhead panel and the FDS shell.   I bought a set of camloc receptacles for mine from Aircraft Spruce.  They worked like a charm.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/aircraft_parts/ap/menus/ha/fast_1camloc.html

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2017, 02:22:07 PM »
.... I have the overhead install kit from fds but they don't use 1/4 turn fasteners but just screws.

I have FDS shell /overhead and it all came with those fasteners male/female. not screws
Jack

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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2017, 12:20:52 AM »
Thanks guys.
I asked Steve at FDS and he said they discontinued using the real fasteners. Not sure why. Maybe price... thank you for the info.

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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2017, 12:24:34 AM »
Scott, you don't perhaps remember which size camloc you bought?

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2017, 11:56:05 AM »
Aircraft Spruce Part # 04-03475

C-SPEC MS212-12N 2600 | 2700 RECEPTACLES

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« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2017, 11:58:00 PM »
Thank you very much.

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2017, 08:30:11 PM »
Aircraft Spruce Part # 04-03475

C-SPEC MS212-12N 2600 | 2700 RECEPTACLES
Hi Scott
I ordered the parts as you described above. But they are too small. Are you sure that is the correct part number. There are others on their website. Maybe you sent me the wrong numbers.
Thanks. Ethan

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2017, 11:21:23 AM »
Well I originally ordered two different sizes and one size was too small and the other was correct.   I thought I had given you the correct one but apparently not.   I apologize.   These are the 2 types I ordered.

C-SPEC MS212-12N 2600/2700 RECPTACLE

214-16N CAMLOC 4002 RECEPT # 214-16N

So I guess it must have been the second  one  :-[

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Re: 1/4 turn fasteners for OEM overhead
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2017, 05:31:20 PM »
Well I originally ordered two different sizes and one size was too small and the other was correct.   I thought I had given you the correct one but apparently not.   I apologize.   These are the 2 types I ordered.

C-SPEC MS212-12N 2600/2700 RECPTACLE

214-16N CAMLOC 4002 RECEPT # 214-16N

So I guess it must have been the second  one  :-[
Thanks

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