Anyone know specs for Fender tugbar screws?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Luckydog, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. Luckydog

    Luckydog Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 1999
    I've lost mine and would like to replace with screws of same specs. Anyone know the length, width and thread of the oval Phillips head screws that attach the tugbars to 70's P or J?
  2. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

    Take tugbar to hardware store. Find oval head chromed that fits into tugbar and protrudes about a half an inch out. Pay for screws. Install.

    If you can't find chromed, order from a music supplier like Allparts or ask your local music shop tech if he might have what you need in his "spare parts bin". Techs usually have masses of bits and pieces like this.
  3. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    You can buy a tug bar with the correct screws for $5 to $10 at most music stores. $4.99 at Guitar Center.
  4. Andyman001

    Andyman001 Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2010
    Long Beach, CA
    I agree with the Hardware store method. probably 20 cents apiece.