The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by v8custom, Nov 23, 2005.
yeah so what are they and are they available locally?
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."
think of it as a rivet, but with a threaded center. best i can describe it. locally? i dunno. got a fastenal store?
This will give you an idea of what they are and what they do.
also called rivet-nuts . i have a Marson that i bought at the local Napa store
they are installed with this tool:
McMaster-Carr has them. My explanation sounds dumm when I read it.
When my wife is mad at me and I have to sleep on the couch I have them
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