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Mossberg 590 dummy screws

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by CleverName, May 18, 2013.

  1. CleverName

    CleverName Southern Oregon Active Member

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    I have a Mossberg 590A1. It is missing the screws that plug the holes on the top of the receiver where the ghost ring sight is usually attached. I found the screws available through Brownells but they only come in a pack of a dozen. Anyone know where I can find these screws individually? I believe they are 8-40
     
  2. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Without the head style and length it's hard to help. But I doubt you'll find them by the piece. Selling two or three screws for $.50 each is not something most sellers want to deal with over the net. I did buy a single thumb safety retaining screw for my vintage Colt 1903 over the net, but it was $25.00.
     
  3. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    cough up, pay the price and get some 6-48's while you are at it, I could use a few
     
  4. CleverName

    CleverName Southern Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks guys. I sent an email to Mossberg requesting them and believe it or not they sent me 4! It took a while, but I sure am impressed with their customer service.
     
  5. Straight Shooter

    Straight Shooter North Bend OR Active Member

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    It would have cost them more in bank fees to process the card than the screws would cost.
     
  6. wakejoe

    wakejoe Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    Head to a hardware store and get some allen set screws to put in.

    ACE is my go-to.
     
  7. CleverName

    CleverName Southern Oregon Active Member

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    I tried Ace but they didnt have ones with the correct thread pitch
     
  8. netcarrier

    netcarrier Portland, Oregon Active Member

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