Can anyone point me in the right direction to re-tap my case as the side panel screws are now threaded and I cannot screw the side panel tight
What size screws are they and how can I remedy this?
Thanks for your reply
you misunderstood me, sorry for not being clear - they are not the screws I meant
The side window panel thumbscrews (aluminium type) do not tighten up the panel anymore
Am I able to re-tap the orignial hole back to the same size as the thread no longer works to tighten them?
The following might work:
Amazon.com: Computer Case Thumbscrews - Black (10pack), 6-32 Thread Type: Computers & Accessories --> 6-32 Thread Type
From Unified Thread Standard - Wikipedia a #6 thread has a diameter = 0.1380" or 3.5052mm.
Instead of buying a #6 tap with the appropriate thread pitch, you might be able to use a self tapping screw with a socket to create the new threads.
My preference would be to buy the tap and handle.
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