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what are nutserts?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by v8custom, Nov 23, 2005.

  1. v8custom
    Joined: Nov 16, 2005
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    yeah so what are they and are they available locally?
     
  2. Digger_Dave
    Joined: Apr 10, 2001
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    A threaded piece (internal; various sizes) of material inserted through a hole (usually sheet metal or light gauge) that is rivited in place by squeezing the insertion tool handles.

    Montreal; avialable? Look in the yellow pages under, "Industrial fasteners."
     
  3. trey
    Joined: Sep 11, 2003
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    think of it as a rivet, but with a threaded center. best i can describe it. locally? i dunno. got a fastenal store?

    trey
     
  4. Meester P
    Joined: Oct 10, 2002
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    http://www.zygology.com/products/tier2.asp?category=threaded inserts

    This will give you an idea of what they are and what they do.
    john
     

  5. also called rivet-nuts . i have a Marson that i bought at the local Napa store


    they are installed with this tool:
     
  6. noboD
    Joined: Jan 29, 2004
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    McMaster-Carr has them. My explanation sounds dumm when I read it.
     
  7. v8custom
    Joined: Nov 16, 2005
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  8. When my wife is mad at me and I have to sleep on the couch I have them:p
     

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