Rack and mudguard allen screws

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Gary

Rack and mudguard allen screws

Postby Gary » 9 Feb 2005, 4:16pm

I thought my new frame deserved new fixing screws for mudguards, racks etc but I'm astonished at how much my lbs wants for them. Anyone know of a cheap source and am I right in saying that these are M3 screws?

BobT

Re:Rack and mudguard allen screws

Postby BobT » 10 Feb 2005, 8:54am

Hi Gary,
I think you will find they are M5.
Try ScrewFix Direct.
I bought 50 20mm M5 allen bolts for around a couple of quid. It's an easy matter to cut them down to length if neccessary. But if that is all you want from them it will cost another £3 or so for postage.

Or if you only need a few try a Wilkinsons, or if you are lucky enough to have one near you a West End DIY store.
From the latter I buy any M5 nuts and washers, and wing nuts for about 80p for 5

Bob

Gary

Re:Rack and mudguard allen screws

Postby Gary » 10 Feb 2005, 9:44am

Thanks Bob. M3, M5 I'm always getting my motorways muddled up!