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Offline Curt

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Standard or Specialty Nut?
« on: May 08, 2019, 07:50 PM »
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Is the nut for the bracket (MFT/3 Cross-Member Support) a standard size available at the local hardware store?  If so, for what do I ask?  I am not at all familiar with metric threads or nut sizes.  If I need to order from Festool, what is the part #?

I apologize for such an ignorant question.  I jammed the nut trying to insert it and, in the process of freeing it, it hit the floor and promptly went where all such hardware goes.  I even swept the floor with a magnet.

Thanks for your help

Curt

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Offline Sparktrician

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Re: Standard or Specialty Nut?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 08:28 AM »
You might want to do a search in the Festool EKAT.  It looks like "Square Nut, 8mm", part number 219098.
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Offline Curt

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Re: Standard or Specialty Nut?
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 06:47 PM »
Thank you!

Offline TylerC

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Re: Standard or Specialty Nut?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 08:05 AM »
Sorry, I got an answer for you but just realized that I never posted it.

The part number for this spare part is 219098. You can order it by calling us directly at 1-888-337-8600.
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