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Thread: screw hole diamater

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    screw hole diamater

    anyone know the exact screw hole diameter for the grip frame screw hole in the rail?
    in inches or mm would be great.

    thankyou for all the help,
    KNM.
    Last edited by knownothingmags; 08-27-2012 at 11:12 PM.

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    8-32

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ando
    8-32
    .25?

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    8-32

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    maybe ill never understand this,
    but the hole diameter in the rail you are telling me is 8-32

    im not asking for the thread size.

    is that better or is it still 8-32?


    thankyou,
    KNM.

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    nevermind i got my answer, .147 to .154

    thankyou for all the help.

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    Gu-Fu is your friend.

    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=%238+Machine+Screw+Sizes

    Edit:
    Oooo...Your looking for the screw hole size...Got me

    Just larger then 8-32

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ando
    Just larger then 8-32

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    Grip frames use 10-32 screws, a hole size of 0.147" to 0.154" will not work.
    You need to use a #7 drill. (0.201")

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    i use this chart when i am looking for clearance hole sizes http://www.stanford.edu/~jwodin/holes.html

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    The grip is a 10-32?

    I know the 2 bottom screws that hold the asa is 10-32 but I thought the upper one was 8-32...?

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