Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 2
  • *Guests: 9
  • *Total: 11

Our Discord

Author Topic: Stripped screw OEM panel  (Read 372 times)

Offline kurt-olsson

  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 1,105
  • 737 -mixed year OEM panel builder.
  • First Name: Peter
  • Home Location: Gothenburg
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

Offline kurt-olsson

  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 1,105
  • 737 -mixed year OEM panel builder.
  • First Name: Peter
  • Home Location: Gothenburg
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?

Offline jeffreyk

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 25
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Jeffrey
  • Home Location: Veghel
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

Offline KyleH

  • Administrator
  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 409
  • B763!
  • First Name: Kyle
  • Home Location: Ontario
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.

Offline kurt-olsson

  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 1,105
  • 737 -mixed year OEM panel builder.
  • First Name: Peter
  • Home Location: Gothenburg
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. :)

Offline bernard S

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 462
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Bernard
  • Home Location: Austin TX
Re: Stripped screw OEM panel
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 08:58:45 AM »
yiu can get in variius lenghts

Offline Fly_AB

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 36
  • Aviation Enthusiat
  • First Name: Arif
  • Home Location: Bali-Indonesia
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

Offline kurt-olsson

  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 1,105
  • 737 -mixed year OEM panel builder.
  • First Name: Peter
  • Home Location: Gothenburg
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

 

COUNTDOWN TO WF2019


WORLDFLIGHT TEAM USA

Will Depart in...

Recent Posts

Join me on Vatsim Tonight
by Trevor Hale
[Today at 05:07:59 PM]
Santa Flight (Saturday December 15th)
by Trevor Hale
[Today at 03:51:45 PM]
777 Throttle *price reduced*
by mattking247
[December 14, 2018, 08:59:01 PM]
What have you done for your simulator today?
by RayS
[December 14, 2018, 07:28:46 PM]
Updating Navigraph FMC Data - Project Magenta / ProSim
by ScottThePilot
[December 14, 2018, 12:15:47 PM]
Recipe_for_a_cheap_joystick_encoder.pdf
by MattiasLind
[December 14, 2018, 07:53:57 AM]
Triple channel splitter with professional edge blender $3750.00
by Lee737
[December 13, 2018, 09:41:31 PM]
My A320-like cockpit
by MCrevot
[December 12, 2018, 09:41:11 AM]
U.S. holiday booked!
by Trevor Hale
[December 11, 2018, 10:35:15 AM]
New supplier for your sim
by Fcoq
[December 11, 2018, 01:12:29 AM]
X-Plane 737-800 Build
by kenrosefire
[December 10, 2018, 08:55:16 PM]
737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
by kurt-olsson
[December 10, 2018, 04:49:22 PM]
Yoke and Rudder Centering with Dynamic Load Control / Force Feedbacl
by bernard S
[December 08, 2018, 12:14:01 PM]
anyone that can help me out get imperial size bolts??
by Gallie
[December 08, 2018, 11:03:29 AM]
OpenCockpits I/O Cards
by al23
[December 08, 2018, 09:22:52 AM]
Level D B767 For FS9
by Goodenough
[December 06, 2018, 08:19:20 PM]
Thickness of a resl 737-800 Glareshield / MCP Light panel
by Joe Lavery
[December 06, 2018, 01:13:54 PM]
Anyone had any experience with JetMax post the FDS sale?
by nickj
[December 05, 2018, 10:13:20 PM]
KLGA curious !!
by jackpilot
[December 03, 2018, 02:55:38 PM]
Opencockpits boards for sale
by navymustang
[December 03, 2018, 12:57:34 PM]
Does something like this Exist? Projection Glass
by fsaviator
[December 02, 2018, 02:49:40 PM]
Move Project Magenta From FSX to P3D Full cockpit
by ScottThePilot
[December 02, 2018, 12:27:31 PM]
Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
by Extraterra
[December 02, 2018, 06:20:38 AM]
TH2GO Digital vs 3-DV Ports on GPU
by fsaviator
[December 01, 2018, 12:49:54 PM]
Project Magenta with Xplane 11
by Trevor Hale
[November 29, 2018, 03:05:14 PM]
X-plane and SIOC help
by Trevor Hale
[November 29, 2018, 07:43:32 AM]
Prepar3d v4.4 coming to you in 2 days!!!
by Flying_Fox
[November 28, 2018, 10:16:49 AM]
More Throttle Quadrant nightmares.
by iwik
[November 27, 2018, 03:47:31 PM]
Attention All Members and Guests
by Trevor Hale
[November 27, 2018, 02:21:47 PM]
I am now asking for a new world of hurt!
by fsaviator
[November 26, 2018, 11:50:19 PM]