Are stanley 80/81 thumbscrews a common size

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Forum topic by derosa posted 05-06-2014 06:31 PM 849 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-06-2014 06:31 PM

I recently found a Stanley 80 and 81 which did have the rosewood bottom. Each one though was missing a thumb screw, are the thumbscrews used a size and thread that is commonly available today? Would like to get one or both but not if I have to pay too much for one with shipping of eBay. The 80 was also missing a blade while the 81’s was too short but I assume woodcraft sells them. What would be a good price in these?

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#1 posted 05-06-2014 09:40 PM

The screws are not standard and to complicate things the 80 had several sizes for some of the screws. I have a few, Send me a picture.

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#2 posted 05-06-2014 10:54 PM

A thumbscrew off a #78 will work for a #81.

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