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Depth and Thread Pitch for front cell screw on 8" Edge HD

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Hi there, could someone please provide depth and thread pitch for the front cell screws on an 8" Edge HD, as in the empty socket portrayed in the attached photo:8" Edge HD, as in the empty socket portrayed in the attached pho

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Kind Regards

Paul  J.

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Paul, If you measure the diameter of the hole, this should give you an indication of the screw size, which, in all probability, will one of the standard metric sizes, used mostly now as the industry standard. Better still, if nothing is going to fall apart, take out the front cell screw shown in the photo, then you will have something to match accurately for screw depth and diameter.

There is an abundance of small quantities of metric screws on the Bay, black possibly difficult to match. I personally, would replace all screws with Stainless steel, there will be no chance of rust attacking them over time, if you do not like the bright colour, you can always black the heads.  Hope this helps :) 

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