Help to identify oddball screw

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Dave Whittick
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Help to identify oddball screw

#1 Post by Dave Whittick » Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:24 pm

I found this screw in amongst my parts and pieces bagged for my door frames and vent windows. It was in a bag along with the thick washers and tension spring for my vent window which I re-plated.

Any idea what it's for, if anything? My plater may have thrown it into my stash just to mess with me.
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Re: Help to identify oddball screw

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:41 pm

I've never run across that especially not for a vent window. The thread looks very coarse.

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Re: Help to identify oddball screw

#3 Post by Greg Bryan » Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:28 pm

Looks like an anchor for a leg on a coil spring, but I don't ever recall seeing anything like it on a C or 912, which is what I'm familiar with
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Re: Help to identify oddball screw

#4 Post by Martin Benade » Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:54 pm

Hard in a picture but it looks like 1/4-20 thread. Your plater sounds ok!
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Re: Help to identify oddball screw

#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:51 pm

Yep, I've got some oddball parts back from the cad-plater. It doesn't make up for the parts they've lost though.

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