please help me with wah wah screws !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  1. dirtytony

    dirtytony Member

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    hi
    I need shorter screws for my dunlop wah because I've to put velcro on the back and stock ones are too long but I live in europe and I'm not able to find one that suits this type can someone please give me full details of this screw so that I can hunt a shorter version???
    thanks a lot :BEER:RoCkIn
     
  2. MudPies

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    I just set up my board last night. what I ended up doing with my Vox wah was double layer the velcro. It doesn't look the best and it makes the mount a bit spongy but it worked.

    I'm interested in hearing other peoples way of getting around this problem
     
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    i just took a dremel to the screws and cut em down by about a coupla turns

    caveman me
    good luck
    t4d
     
  5. dirtytony

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    thanks for the help but c'mon buyin' a new plate is way too much...
    I need only the us specs of these screws...

    workin' on stock ones is good but this way I cant go back if I want to sell it

    please no one can find the specs???
     
  6. greatbigz

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    Don't be stupid like me and not realize the stock screws were going to be too long...I snapped a screw off by not paying attention, now my wah plate is only on with 3 screws and the broken screw hole looks like crap...good thing I'm not selling it any time in the near future.
     
  7. dirtytony

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    ok I hear ya, it wasnt my intention to address your suggestion (english is not my primary language :Spank) but I'm confident that my moquette is soft enough for screws heads;)... but its hard to find the right screws!!!!
     
  8. soli528

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    Same here-
    Removed baseplate from RMC3, flipped it over and applied velcro to what's normally the inside surface, removed rubber feet, reinstalled baseplate with velcro facing out, dremeled screws down to where they only have a couple of threads, screwed 'em in. Works like a champ
     
  9. John Hurtt

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    You could always just take one of the screws down to the hardware store. How long would it take?
     
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    You beat me to it, John.
     
  11. soli528

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    ^^
    Diameter/thread spacing, yes, but I think part of the OP's problem is that the original screws are too long once the rubber feet are removed. Hence the dremeling.
     
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  13. John Hurtt

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    Let me be clearer....just take one of the screws down to the hardware store, and get shorter ones that fit with the feet off. If you're worried about scratching the bottom of the wah or mussing it with velcro, then just flip the wah plate and use the inside. :BEER
     
  14. dirtytony

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    John, I've done that in more than a dozen stores but as I've said I live in Europe and no one here has a thread as the one of these screws so I'm asking the US specs so that I can hunt some online...

    no one can help???
     
  15. Bob Sweet

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    I've always used 6/32 screws to mount the plate without the feet. Not sure if they are all the same or not.
     

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