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Old 01 February 2019, 02:50   #1
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Supplier of A4 security fixings?

Am just about to put some plates on console and fix electronics in. Have been looking for an A4 stainless button head security bolt (pin torx or snake eye head) but can only find them in A2.

Anyone know a good, reasonably priced supplier?

Alternatively, anyone used A2 with 316 plate? I suspect on the console with just spray and washed down every so often it may be ok.

Thanks in advance.
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Try Premfast in Poole, they're very good, have lots of A4 stainless in stock and very reasonable prices.

Failing that you could also try Allfix in Wallisdown in Bournemouth - if they don't have something they can normally get it next day.
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Thanks for all the leads. I have followed up and it seems only A2 are available so I will be going down that route. Should be fine as it won't be submerged and will get a rinse down every so often.
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not easy to see click on box RH side for A4




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Still just A2 and minimum of 100 per items. Cheers
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Still just A2 and minimum of 100 per items. Cheers
as i said page might come up A2 but box on RH has A4
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as i said page might come up A2 but box on RH has A4
Was looking for the torx with the pin in the middle. Guess it's not that much more secure really as driver bits are still easy to come by. Thanks.
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not sure what size you want might be worth contacting these

if its not coming off why not use cross head and drill out no bits fit then

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Why do you particularly want security fixings? You can buy a set of bits for them at Screwfix so they are no more secure than ordinary fixings. Id use some ordinary A4 socket heads & nyloc nuts.
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Why do you particularly want security fixings? You can buy a set of bits for them at Screwfix so they are no more secure than ordinary fixings. Id use some ordinary A4 socket heads & nyloc nuts.
Only thinking behind it was that it may stop an opportunist thief. Boat is insured for the more determined thief. Drilling the heads out on a couple of the fixings sounds like a decent way to go.
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to be honest as i've said before a cordless grinder and good drill bits will sort any fixings out.
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its took me a while to find but i bought a kit similar to this quite a while back



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I've used these guys for years for 316/A4 stainless fittings. Small or large amounts, very quick delivery.

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My local tool hire and buy shop has oodles of stainless fixings for pennies. What costs me a tenner in a chandlery costs me 50p there
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My local tool hire and buy shop has oodles of stainless fixings for pennies. What costs me a tenner in a chandlery costs me 50p there


For the same grade of steel?
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