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Old 02-15-2019, 07:15 PM   #1
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Spare parts: Stainless Screws

I'm putting in an order for stainless steel square-drive screws. I think what I want to order is #6 - #10 in graduated lengths from 1/2" to 2". I think I need to get several head profiles as well. I realize that I may not be able to get all the different sizes.

I've been replacing the top bulb seals on my Seville & have been pulling out screws that have rusted so it seems that using stainless might be a good idea.

I've seen a couple posts in other fora that suggest as you do maintenance to replace the factory screws with new stainless so that may be the next project.

Comments and suggestions appreciated.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:04 PM   #2
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Replacing with ss screw is a great idea. In order to cover up the old holes, run a strip of Eternabond tape over all the holes. Pan head screws are probably what you need. They will sit flush on the seal. Some still put a dab of caulk over the heads of the screws to really seal them.
Don't know if you know there is a combo bulb and wiper seal you can get. Easy install. https://www.pellandent.com/Snap-N-Se...ther-Stripping


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Old 02-16-2019, 10:32 AM   #3
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I've replaced with stainless steel screws both front and rear caps. Bottom of both front bedroom slides. On my 2013 Rushmore..bought mine at Ace hardware.0716171125.jpeg
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Old 02-21-2019, 04:57 PM   #4
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ACE Hardware has a good selection of screws & such by the piece. I've bought a lot of stainless steel screws there -- panhead, square drive.
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Old 02-22-2019, 10:58 AM   #5
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My local Ace also sells screws by the box. Depending on size this could be as many as a 100 screws
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