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Old 03-22-2007, 08:29 PM   #1
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I do handyman work on what I call the beginner's level. Been doing this for near 2 years. I want to find a very good supplier of fasteners. I am not content with what I can find at the big box suppliers. I want to supply myself with toggle bolts, tek screws, zip-its (mini metal ones) and regular size, dry wall screws, do any of you know of an internet supplier which does not require you to be a company to purchase these and other sorts of fasteners?

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I do handyman work on what I call the beginner's level. Been doing this for near 2 years. I want to find a very good supplier of fasteners. I am not content with what I can find at the big box suppliers. I want to supply myself with toggle bolts, tek screws, zip-its (mini metal ones) and regular size, dry wall screws, do any of you know of an internet supplier which does not require you to be a company to purchase these and other sorts of fasteners?

Thank you in advance.
Hi Eric,

Good luck on your endeavors:

http://www.hudsonfasteners.com/

Also:

http://www.fastenal.com/web/products...5Pp7ftolbGmkTy

Click on 'fasteners' on the above link.

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Some quality fasteners-kick the big box EZstripped fasteners buttz
http://www.mcfeelys.com/
It says "McFeely's Square Drive" but they do others too
Some nice handyman assortments also
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Some quality fasteners-kick the big box EZstripped fasteners buttz
http://www.mcfeelys.com/
It says "McFeely's Square Drive" but they do others too
Some nice handyman assortments also
I'll second this one! Just received my new catalog/Christmas shopping list.
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I will check them out.

Good luck with your endeavors aswell.
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I had this problem a few times, I find it easier to check out thomasnet, they got a whole list of suppliers and stuff, i usually get what i need.
http://www.thomasnet.com/products/fa...7541200-1.html
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"eric" I do the same type of work but maybe a bit more with a business labeling me as a "Household HandyMan" and Yes I do need special fasteners at times. I suppose the supplier would depend on the area you are located in, you didn't put that on your I.D. I don't have local access to many suppliers, Lowe's, HD, Fastenal, and a local nut/bolt company. I do use "McMaster-Carr" often though. This is a left-over from when I worked Industrial Maintenance for years. The closest McMaster-Carr location to me is 200 miles +/- and when I call them they usually can have my order here within 2-3 business days. I look online for what I need, call them to place the order on my business account and it's done. I'm sure there may be other suppliers in your area which would do this also if/when you could set up an account. David

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