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Posted on Screwed (Quite LIterally) By Delta - Once Again

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MrUnix

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 09:58 PM

No idea why they shipped with a metric wrench, but a 5/16” SAE wrench can be used on 8mm bolt heads. And from what I’ve read, those bolts are only 3/8” in length, so a 1/4”x28tpi-3/4” thin head bolt should work with minimal effort.

Cheers,
Brad

PS: I have lots of old Delta tools and have never -not- been able to find parts except for one (but was able to make a better replacement myself), even for machines that are 60+ years old. Not many directly from Delta though, as Pentair and Black and Decker made that almost impossible (read here for a brief description of the problem).

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable


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