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Discussion in 'General DIY' started by Johnytuono, 24 Dec 2011.

  1. Johnytuono

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    Anybody know the standard (Head diam.etc) of the machined screws that come with face plates, so I can get oval headed wood screws in the right size? Ta
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    HI
    Its just to screw a blanking/faceplate directly to the wall (using wallplugs) with no back box ( I have a cable coming through the wall and thought a faceplate would look neater)
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    Thanks for that helpful link.....but still doesn't give me the answer to my question
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    oval head not a term i am familiar with :cool: domed /raised /countersunk/flush
    oval is well oval = eliptical uneven around it edge :?: :?:
     
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    ..mmm strange,,,,I'm sure I;ve seen oval headed screws for sale......maybe I'm wrong.....thanks anyway...have a good xmas :D
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    That's a domed screw.
     
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    yes but he may mean that
     
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    thats what i call raised head
    domed to me is half a sphere
     
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    looks oval to me if you look at it sideways
     
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    as does any circle :D :D
    any way there is no such thing as a universal description so could be :D
     
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