Saddle Screw Hexa wrench Size ?

Discussion in 'G&L Bass Forum' started by daahoud, Aug 4, 2009.


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    anyone knows the size ?
    I have wrench set but the smallest's still bigger than this one. -.;
     
  2. spideyjg

    spideyjg

    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    Back in the day they were standard and now metric. Dunno off the top of my head the values.

    Jim
     
  3. Correction to this - I'd said 3/32". Please see my post below.

    2mm is the correct size.

    Ken...
     
  4. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    On my L2K, it's metric. 2mm
     
  5. I was incorrect in saying that it's 3/32", but let me 'splain....

    I've used a 3/32" Xcelite ball end wrench for years. Turns out the ball end has worn down to about 5/64", which is close enough to 2mm that it works well.

    So...

    2mm it is. I got off my butt and actually tried a real, honest-to-God 2mm wrench and it fits; if a little loosely.

    5/64" also fits.

    But a real, non-ball end 3/32" wrench? Nope. Too big.

    I think it's time for me to get a new blade for the handle. A 2mm blade.

    Mea Culpa, y'all. I goofed.

    Ken...
     
  6. I DON'T THINK IT'S 2 MM.
    doesn't work and it's too big.
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  7. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    Well, you know best with your measuring device. I just went to my handy dandy allen wrench set (US & Metric) and found the one that fit my US L2K. It was #2 (which I assumed to be 2mm). :meh:
     
  8. Obviously isn't the size for your bass.

    G&L used SAE (inches) parts through 2005, then switched to metric.

    Ken...
     
  9. Thanks, Ken.

    I'd better look for thinner size wrench. like 1/32 ? 1/16 ? -.-;
     
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