|Dave Springate||21/02/2019 22:39:16|
56 forum posts
Can anyone recommend a supplier for oil blackened BSF bolts, nuts and washers.
|Chris Evans 6||22/02/2019 07:36:42|
|1413 forum posts|
Where in the world are you based ?
|Nicholas Farr||22/02/2019 08:03:13|
1839 forum posts
Hi Dave, you say what size you are after, however Spalding Fasteners have a small selection **LINK** but their nuts and washers are self colour. If you have a supplier that serves industry in your area, they may be able to help you, most of them will do cash sales these days.
Edited By Nicholas Farr on 22/02/2019 08:04:40
|Dave Springate||22/02/2019 08:32:08|
56 forum posts
I'm in Deal, Kent. normaly order stuff from ebay suppliers but the BSF stuff seems expensive or is it just me being a cheapskate ?
|Brian G||22/02/2019 08:49:29|
|462 forum posts|
Never used them, so not a personal recommendation, but BA Bolts offer BSW and BSF nuts and bolts in chemical blacked finish **LINK**
(Edit "and BSF"
Edited By Brian G on 22/02/2019 08:50:28
|1150 forum posts|
I recently had 20 1" x 1/4" BSF cap screws from them for £2.79 all inclusive.
|Harry Wilkes||22/02/2019 13:22:40|
668 forum posts
Google E.C.Pitcher I have purchased from them in the past but it's been a while **link**
|4254 forum posts|
Keep an eye on the cost of metric vs imperial alternatives, generally metric is more likely to be readily available and off-the-shelf cheap. Unless you're in the USA, and they don't do BSF!
These days BSF threads are almost totally used to maintain old machines. When you buy BSF, you're either getting 'New Old Stock', or low quantity production made for a small specialist market. Prices are somewhat higher, and uncommon sizes gradually become unobtainium.
The more out-of-date a thread is, the more expensive and difficult they are to buy. Only a barbarian would allow metric fasteners on a classic British machine. One of the many advantages of owning a lathe is being able to make them yourself!
|Phil Whitley||22/02/2019 20:45:11|
|832 forum posts|
I generally get mine from A seies spares, but they don't seem to do oil blacked, is that why you are finding it hard to get them? https://shop.aseriesspares.co.uk/product-category/fasteners-and-fittings/imperial-range-of-hardware/
|36 forum posts|
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