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#1 (permalink)      4/1/2016 2:51:30 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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side screw, where to buy
Hi guys,

I broke a few side screws - by tightening them too hard... - and I want to buy some more. I'm from Europe. What should I get, and where should I buy them?

Thanks !
#2 (permalink)      4/1/2016 3:41:50 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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I used a screw from some old sun glasses worked a treat so I'm guessing a screw from glasses repair kit would work
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I have been told that the size is M1.4 x 2mm and I have found it on a popular online auction site but I've never ordered any because I have plenty of spares. They are described as a cell phone screw but just use the size to search for it.
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You really dont need them. Just cut the cotton at an angle more at the bottom of the coil, then snag a little cotton between the base and the barrel.

Edited on 4/12/2016 at 11:50 AM. Reason: Typo
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Take a small length of 24 or 26 gauge wire, bend into a U, take the legs and bend little feet up and against the legs, squash everything together with pliers.

Replace cover and align slit as you would for the screw, now push the feet end of the wire into the screw hole as far as possible, the thread will hold the wire firmly. Bend outer wire upwards to fill the slit and it will protrude sufficiantly to hold the cover from spinning around.

The wire is never removed, the cover slides on and off with ease but holds firm to allow screwing into mini tank base without cover spinning. Et voila.

This method is better than originally designed as there is no need to screw/unscrew ever again.
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Hartoled_U_So wrote:

Take a small length of 24 or 26 gauge wire, bend into a U, take the legs and bend little feet up and against the legs, squash everything together with pliers.

Replace cover and align slit as you would for the screw, now push the feet end of the wire into the screw hole as far as possible, the thread will hold the wire firmly. Bend outer wire upwards to fill the slit and it will protrude sufficiantly to hold the cover from spinning around.

The wire is never removed, the cover slides on and off with ease but holds firm to allow screwing into mini tank base without cover spinning. Et voila.

This method is better than originally designed as there is no need to screw/unscrew ever again.



Thanks for the advice but I did not get it,sorry :)

could you please upload a pic. if it is not to much trouble?

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An Alt giving actual advice, I don't understand anything anymore...
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joaopra wrote:

An Alt giving actual advice, I don't understand anything anymore...



I don't understand your critique. This works perfectly I can assure you, better than with screws even..

I will make a picture after work and post it for you @ erez1063

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