I changed mine to stainless steel, as the stock block ones were rusting. I can't remember the size right off, but Lowes should have them, as any hardware store should..........mine were pan heads, I believe. Brad
I would echo looking at a Ace or other type hardware store, many times the smaller stores have things Lowes or Home Depot dont. I am lucky as my job uses stainless fastners on a lot to things and so I have them available to me there.
The Rivnut is a one-piece internally threaded and counterbored tubular aluminum rivet that can be pulled up or headed while working entirely from one side, forming a bulge or head on the blind side. This upset is large enough to resist being pulled through metal or plastic even under conditions of eccentric load. It overcomes the difficulty of installing brackets, handles or other attachments to tubular pieces.
Yeah, what he said. Basically it's a way to get machine threads in sheet metal. Or any situation which you don't have a material thick enough to get proper threads. The sealed part refers to the rivnut not being a through hole and it has a rubber seal under the head. Most decent fastener supply places should have them in stock. *Should* be somewhere round about $10 per pack of 25 depending on brand etc etc.
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