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Tele screw sizes list

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by lonesomedave, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. lonesomedave

    lonesomedave TDPRI Member

    20
    May 19, 2007
    Ormond Beach, FL
    Does anyone have a Tele screw sizes list that they can post,
    like pickguard screws sizes, Bridge plate mounting screw sizes, Neckplate
    screw sizes, etc. I had one but I seemed to have misplaced it.

    Im actually wanting Bridge mounting screw size this morning.
    Its a real bummer gettin' old.

    Thanx-
    Lonesomedave
     
  2. mojo2001

    mojo2001 Tele-Holic

    687
    Feb 5, 2008
    DC
    Do a good search...there is definitely a screw list in the archives. I've used it often just to check my memory, which is often wrong and needs checking.
     
  3. yegbert

    yegbert Poster Extraordinaire

    Sep 28, 2004
    Maryland (US)
    1 inch long #6 wood screw with an oval head is the Fender spec for mounting a vintage style Tele bridge. A Sheet metal screw will work equally well, and a flat head instead of an oval head can make it easier to get your 5th and 6th string saddle back closer to the bridge bottom. I like these.
     
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  5. KingOfTheRoad

    KingOfTheRoad TDPRI Member

    60
    Feb 10, 2005
    Placerville, CA
    Here is what I have.... The number at the beginning is the quantity.

    3 Intonation Screw, Machine, Fillister Head, Phillips, 6-32 x 1-1/8 (Too Long)" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    2 Switch Mtg Screw, Machine, Round or Pan Head, Phillips, 6-32 x 3/8" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    3 Bridge Pickup Screw, Machine, Round or Pan Head, Phillips, 6-32 x 5/8" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    6 Saddles Screw, Machine, Slotted Set, 6-32x5/16 (or 3/8) Stainless, Nickel Plated

    5 Pickguard Screw, Sheet Metal, Oval Head, Phillips, #4 x 1/2" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    2 Control Plate Screw, Sheet Metal, Oval Head, Phillips, #4 x 1/2" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    4 Bridge Mtg Screw, Sheet Metal, Oval Head, Phillips, #6 x 1" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    2 Strap Button *** Screw, Sheet Metal, Oval Head, Phillips, #6 x 1-3/4" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    4 Neck Mtg Screw, Sheet Metal, Oval Head, Phillips, #8 x 1-3/4" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    7 Tuners Screw, Sheet Metal, Round Head, Phillips, #2 x 3/8" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    1 String Tee Screw, Sheet Metal, Round Head, Phillips, #2 x 5/8" Stainless, Nickel Plated

    2 Neck Pickup Screw, Wood, Round Head, Phillips, #4 x 1" Relieved Shank, Stainless, Nickel Plated


    Notes: Original screw were Chrome plated magnetic steel
    Formula for wood screws: 13n+60 i.e. #4 screw would be 13x4+60 or .112 Dia

    *** Screws for Strap-Locks are .15 Dia x 1.0" Fillister Head


    Cheers, Mike
     
  6. tdowns

    tdowns Friend of Leo's

    Nov 8, 2003
    Texas
    Here's a list I posted a while back. Kingoftheroad's list is more comprehensive than mine.

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  7. http://www.tdpri.com/forum/tele-tech/96522-screw-specs-needed.html

    Anyone know a good cheap source for the slotted #8 1-3/4 stainless oval head neck screws? Ditto slotted #6 1 -1/4 oval head bridge mount screws?

    I've bought them from Mr. Bill Callaham, and suppose I may again soon. ( I just end up buying too much other cool stuff at the same time. )
     
  8. shinigami747

    shinigami747 Tele-Holic

    649
    Sep 22, 2008
    NJ
    MIM Std Tele 6-saddle modern saddle screw size

    i know, this is an old thread.

    didn't want to start a new one for this little tidbit of information.

    for those who want/need the MIM Std Tele 6-saddle modern saddle screw size (it's so darn easy to lose the things):

    Hex Set Screw
    Metric
    M3
    Machine screw
    0.50 pitch
    6mm length
    Uses 1.5mm hex wrench

    the intonation screws are also M3 0.50 machine screws, length = 15mm (Low E, A, D, G saddles)and 18mm long (B, high E) and pan head with phillips+slotted drive.

    all the other screws (AFAIK) on a MIM Std are SAE/English spec.
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    Last edited: Apr 8, 2009
  9. Jimbodiddley

    Jimbodiddley TDPRI Member

    4
    Apr 24, 2008
    Toronto
    Sorry if this has been mentioned above, but I didn't see it. I need to find the right size of allan wrench to adjust the bridge saddle heights on my 2000 US-made standard Tele. I've tried various allan wrench sets, but nothing is small enough.

    Also, what size for the tilt adjustment thingy on the back at the neck plate?

    Thanks.
     
  10. Jimbodiddley

    Jimbodiddley TDPRI Member

    4
    Apr 24, 2008
    Toronto
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