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Old 15th Jan 2019, 5:03 pm   #1
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Default Spring Doohickeys

Folks,

Can anyone tell me what these spring clip doohickey things are called and where I might acquire a supply. In life they cling on to a spigot holding a bezel on the front of a Cossor Melody Maker 500.


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Old 15th Jan 2019, 5:20 pm   #2
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Default Re: Spring Doohickeys

Hi similar to starlock washers RS components not the same but for same use also found ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Starlock-...-/253723925397 Mick
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Old 15th Jan 2019, 7:07 pm   #3
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Also known as speed fasteners.
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Old 15th Jan 2019, 7:12 pm   #4
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Very similar to Spire Nuts.
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Old 15th Jan 2019, 8:15 pm   #5
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You will find them listed as Star Washers.
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Old 15th Jan 2019, 8:31 pm   #6
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Star washer is another name for a shake proof washer, also known as a serrated washer for use with a nut on a screw or bolt.

What we have here are Starlock washers.
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Old 15th Jan 2019, 10:30 pm   #7
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Agreed.
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Old 16th Jan 2019, 1:41 am   #8
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They get called many things, though not in polite company.

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Old 18th Jan 2019, 2:54 pm   #9
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I call them all the names under the sun as they can be b@"$%^&*s to remove! There is also a rectangular version and they are used to hold all manner of things in place, including speakers and speaker grilles.
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