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Screw Hex Sizes

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Prylar Bek, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. Prylar Bek

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    On advise, I tightened the screws on the bottom holding the motors (I believe they were 2.0mm hex) and then went to tighten the ones holding the shell together. 1.5mm did not work nor did 2.0 Are they torx heads or phillps? (Sorry my eyesight is failing me)
     
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    Just to clarify (and excuse my ignorance) but is either the T6 or the T8 torx the same size as the 2mm hex?

    I'm heading to an electronics shop tomorrow and I'm hoping to avoid a return trip. What do I need to get the shell apart--is that the 2mm? Once I get the shell apart is there another set/size screws that I'll need to have also for motors, etc?

    I'm bringing the shell with me to try them out in the store but I'm starting to think that once I get home and get the shell off I'm going to find some other small hex screws and it's another 45 minute drive to the store...
     
  5. msinger

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    A T6 and T8 are not the same as a 2mm hex. You'll need all three tools to open the shell. You can pick up a kit with all of the needed tools on Amazon (like this one).
     
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    T8 torx just used one the other day