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Forum topic by ChrisCook posted 03-19-2009 05:19 PM 1901 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-19-2009 05:19 PM

Just wondering if anyone knows a cheap place to get t-slot bolts like Rockler sells.

-- Location: Lincoln, AL

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#1 posted 03-19-2009 05:22 PM

I use brass toilet flange bolts from the local hardware store.

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#2 posted 03-19-2009 05:40 PM

ditto on the toilet bolts. you can file the heads pretty easy for other aplications, and cut the length easy since they are brass. Don’t know if it would work for your application but you can also get square nuts to go in the T-track and put the bolt in from above.

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#3 posted 03-19-2009 05:57 PM

Cool! Thanks guys, I knew there would be some people on here who found suitable replacements. I bought a t track kit from rockler since it was on sale but wanted to have more bolts. This will work great.

Bayspt: I’m just using them for some jigs. Think I might make another crosscut sled, and a new router table.

Thanks again guys!

-- Location: Lincoln, AL

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#4 posted 03-19-2009 07:25 PM

You can also take threaded rod, buy the hex or square nuts that fit the track and Silver Solder the nut’s on the end. I do it all the time..
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#5 posted 03-19-2009 10:24 PM

If anyone needs a large quanity of toilet bolts go to The 1/4” bolts are about $33.00 per hundred including shipping. Their service is pretty fast, 2 1/2 days.

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#6 posted 07-10-2013 06:02 PM

I know this is an old topic but when I redid my kitchen laminate countertops I used cleated joints to avoid those long miters. When I trashed the old stuff I kept the miter connector bolts. It turns out the nuts fit the T-track I just purchased for my Stumpy Nubbs router table. The bolts may be too long for most jigs but the bolts w/nuts can sometimes be seen in quantity on ebay.

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#7 posted 07-10-2013 06:15 PM

Doitbest is a good place to get all kinds of things. We have a store in town. The prices are a little more but by the time you drive to a big box store it equals out. I like shopping local.

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