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#1 Felipe R.

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Posted 22 July 2014 - 07:49 PM

Hello all!

hope fully somebody can help me out...

The screw that connects the yoke to the  gimbal came loose and when I saw it was too late. The screw was bent. I have a few steel screws that feet perfectly. But my question is: would them hold the weight?

Thanks for any kind piece of advice

 

Felipe Reinheimer


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#2 RonBaldwin

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 10:27 AM

Not sure what grade that screw is ( I believe it's 5/32nd like most Pro screws) but you'll probably be ok in a pinch while you call Pro and ask them/have some sent out to you.
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#3 RonBaldwin

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 11:30 AM

They care moving locations this week, but I think they care still open until noon pacific time everyday this week, then back to normal need t week. Call them now, you'll sleep better
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#4 Felipe R.

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Posted 23 July 2014 - 06:06 PM

It is 5/32nd.

Thank you Ron.

 

Felipe


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#5 Janice Arthur

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 01:26 PM

Felipe

I'm sure you have fixed your problem by now but it is a simple fix for the future to have a small pact of replacement screws available to u in your case.

Www.mcmaster.com or your hardware store will sell single pieces.

A screw checker (a piece of metal that lets you fig out exactly the size screw/bolt that u have) is a $6. Purchase.

Hardened screws are black in color and don't give like the softer silver ones but even they're very cheap.

Why loose a days' pay over a simple fix that would be stupid not to have for a few pennies and make u better prepared

Over time u can come up w a small pack of typical replacement screws

This will make you more prepared for any job.

Janice
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#6 Tommy Stork

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Posted 30 April 2015 - 04:38 PM

The screw is a stainless 10-32 x 5/8.  The wrench for this screw is a 5/32.  Get it straight Baldwin.  Jiminy!


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