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Offline RB

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Bell nuts anyone???
« on: March 08, 2020, 09:04:49 AM »
Anybody know where I can find 2 bell nuts for my Stromberg 896B???
I would like to replace the regular ones on my phone, it would look a lot nicer than the silver ones.
Thanks

Offline andre_janew

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2020, 01:03:36 PM »
Do you know the size and thread pitch of the nuts?  If they are a common size, you may be able to find something in a hardware store or online.  You may have to buy more than two, but it doesn't hurt to have some spare nuts around.

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2020, 05:13:18 PM »
I would check with Jerry Williams in the clubs. He used tp have many trim parts. He may have some nuts that would work.
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Offline RB

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2020, 10:06:30 PM »
Thanks for the replies.
Jim, Excuse my ignorance, please.  I have no idea what "in the clubs" means.
I don't know much about all the new ways of "connecting".
I barely got email workin. ???
Any guidance is appreciated 

Offline Key2871

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2020, 10:44:57 PM »
ATCA, TCI
KEN

Offline RB

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2020, 07:00:52 AM »
Yeah, tried both of those...
Got absolutely nowhere.
Even joined for a while.
I am sure there is good stuff there,
but darned if I can get to any of it.
Guess I need someone to walk me through connecting with people on those sights.
Because, I don't understand the process.

Offline FABphones

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2020, 08:03:34 AM »
Have you tried messaging directly the members on here who sell spares/parts?
Could be they haven’t logged on or read your thread.

Hope you get it sorted.
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Offline rdelius

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2020, 10:16:41 AM »
I used brass cap nuts I bought at a hardware store.8-32 or 10-32 thread.Not sure which.

Offline RB

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2020, 12:03:49 PM »
Now there is an idea!
Thanks

Offline andre_janew

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2020, 02:35:56 PM »
Didn't I mention that earlier in this thread?

Offline RB

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2020, 04:24:39 PM »
Yes...
but you did not mention Brass... :)

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Bell nuts anyone???
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2020, 05:31:04 PM »
Thanks for the replies.
Jim, Excuse my ignorance, please.  I have no idea what "in the clubs" means.
I don't know much about all the new ways of "connecting".
I barely got email workin. ???
Any guidance is appreciated 
Jerry Williams is a member of both of the main US based telephone collecting clubs. ATCA and TCI.
I don't have his contact info.
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You die, you forget it all.