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AlanJ

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I sometimes spend hours looking for a bit of hardware on the internet, a certain type of screw or bolt or clip etc.

Once you know the name it’s a doddle but if you don’t it’s a right ball ache

todays search was for a pin to go through the metal joint that holds a bally plastic drop target in place.

Once I figured out it’s called a “clevis” joint with a clevis pin, i found thousands of the buggers.


who names these bloody things ffs.


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Now i just need to find a slotted one, not one with a hole. 😂😂😂
 

Wizcat

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With an Android mobile phone you just need to use Google lens to take a photo and let Google's search engine figure this stuff out

For example, your photo above tells me it's a cleavis pin and shows sites where I can buy exact matches

I'm sure iPhone can do similar too?
 
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AlanJ

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With an Android mobile phone you just need to use Google lens to take a photo and let Google's search engine figure this stuff out

For example, your photo above tells me it's a cleavis pin and shows sites where I can buy exact matches

I'm sure iPhone can do similar too?
Google app for iphone does it - cheers 👍
 
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