[time-nuts] FE-5680A what is the size of the Torx??

Brian, WA1ZMS wa1zms at att.net
Tue Jan 17 19:31:00 EST 2012


I used a T7 bit for mine.

-Brian, WA1ZMS

On Jan 17, 2012, at 6:24 PM, "Paul F. Sehorne" <paul at sehorne.org> wrote:

> Nope.  Looked at them with a jeweler's loupe.  They are Torx.
> 
> On 1/17/2012 5:13 PM, Peter Gottlieb wrote:
>>    Most likely they are 1/16" hex.
>> 
>> 
>>    On 01/17/12, Chris Albertson<albertson.chris at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> 
>>    No need to buy a tool. They drill out really easy but you can also
>>    simply punch them out. There are no nuts on the back. The screws
>>    bite directly into the fiberglass PCB. Mine were T-16 but many
>>    people report they are hex not torx. Maybe it depends on what kind
>>    of screw they had around the day it was built.
>>    On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Paul F. Sehorne<[1]paul at sehorne.org>
>>    wrote:
>>    >
>>    >  I received my two FE-5680s today.  The first thing I want to do is
>>    inspect
>>    >  the insides.  The smallest Torx I have is a too-big T-8.  What size
>>    is
>>    >  needed?  I'll need to do an internet search for the correct size.
>>    >
>>    >  Thanks,
>>    >  Paul
>>    >
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