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Author Topic: Stripped screw OEM panel  (Read 335 times)

Online kurt-olsson

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Stripped screw OEM panel
« on: October 02, 2018, 07:31:13 AM »
Murphys law! Why cant anything be easy.
These old 737 panel are just a pain to work with when it comes to loosen screws.

I have destroyed one screw, watched youtube titorial on how to drill out a stripped screw but nothing works and its impossible to get some force while screwing sue to the shape of the panel.

Also, anyone know what these metalrods are called?

I plan to replace all of them with the same length. Anyone know what screwsize and partnumber / name to search for?

Thanks

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2018, 08:01:22 AM »
Just because i posted i was able to get the screw out!
I just put another drillbit on and hit it gently with a hammer, then i was able to rotate it.

But one question remains:

What are these called and are they easy to get at fair prices?

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 08:19:11 AM »
In oem building there's almost no such thing as fair prices :P

These things are called standoffs.

Depending on where they are used, the part numbers differ.

Jeffrey

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 08:22:57 AM »
Ummm....its a stand-off. Nothing special to aviation. Measure the length and start searching.

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2018, 08:34:42 AM »
Thanks! Will search and see what i find. At least now i know what to search for. :)

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 08:58:45 AM »
yiu can get in variius lenghts

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2018, 06:51:52 PM »
Just because i posted i was able to get the screw out!
I just put another drillbit on and hit it gently with a hammer, then i was able to rotate it.

But one question remains:

What are these called and are they easy to get at fair prices?

we have many of these and most are we throw it in the garbage...
let me search again and give it to you for free.

Arif

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Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2018, 06:24:33 AM »
Just because i posted i was able to get the screw out!
I just put another drillbit on and hit it gently with a hammer, then i was able to rotate it.

But one question remains:

What are these called and are they easy to get at fair prices?

we have many of these and most are we throw it in the garbage...
let me search again and give it to you for free.

Arif

That would be very kind!
Thanks

 

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