Re: PET 3032 hardware :)

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 11:18:25 -0400
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On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 10:52 AM, Francesco Messineo
<> wrote:
> Hi all (hey, hackers also do mechanical works sometimes!),
> I'm completely restoring my 3032, which is a pile of dirt and rust mostly.


> One of the hex nuts that holds the monitor assembly is missing (there
> should be four, accessible from the top inside of the main cabinet).
> I've tried all metric sizes and they don't fit, so I assume it's one
> of the imperial sizes. Can anyone tell me what I have to look for
> (correct size mostly).

The common sizes for imperial will be 4-40 (small, like an M3), 6-32
(larger, like an M4), and 8-32 (more like an M5).

From memory, it's an 8-32.

> The others have an "integral" washer but I'm
> not sure what's the correct english name for it.

Keps Nut (or K-nut or washer nut).

Good luck!


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