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

Peter Gottlieb nerd at verizon.net
Wed Jan 18 22:29:32 EST 2012


Looked at mine with a loupe as well and they are definitely hex.

That would seem to establish that they use at least two different kinds of 
fasteners.



On 1/17/2012 6:24 PM, Paul F. Sehorne 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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