Didn't see this mail before I sent the last one.
Glad you got em out.
I wound up putting 1/4-28 bolts in mine.
I may have some of those pointy screws laying around,
probably not 8 tho.
Bugeyeracer finally resto'ed!
> Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 16:04:27 -0400
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Dead screws
> Well, it was nowhere near as bad as I feared, and I got myself all worked up
> over nothing.
> I drilled the heads off the dead screws giving access to the shafts. One
> came out immediately with a vicegrip, the other needed some heat and PB
> Blaster. The backing plates for the hinges are threaded with no captive
> nuts. They are *very* thin, so it does not take much to break the screws
> The hardware stores do not carry 1/4x28 Philliips screws with pointy ends.
> Michael Rowe
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