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I have a pair of grips that use the same pitch as base plate screws, unfortunately they’re 1/2” too short. Any one know the pitch?
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Most base plate screws that I have seen are sheet metal threaded and not machined.

That being said, I'm in for information on the thread pitch of grip screws myself. Something in the back to my mind says they're 43 tpi.

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Thanks, but that’s for the grip screw - fastens the grips to the gun:)
 

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I took the calipers to it and it looks like a #4
 

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I've always used 4-40 screws and think that's what the old self tappers were.
They didn't self tap half the time which is why I bought a tap LOL
 
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I've always used 4-40 screws and think that's what the old self tappers were.
They didn't self tap half the time which is why I bought a tap LOL
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That’s what I am thinking. Now to find one that’s 7/8”. :)
 

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That’s what I am thinking. Now to find one that’s 7/8”. :)
I have a pair of grips that use the same pitch as base plate screws, unfortunately they’re 1/2” too short. Any one know the pitch?
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You had mentioned grip screws in your OP, which started me down that rabbit hole.

For the screws you're looking for, check out these guys.

www.mcmaster.com
 
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We'd all like to help, but you asked a confusing question.
What does grips have to do with baseplates?
 

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You had mentioned grip screws in your OP, which started me down that rabbit hole.

For the screws you're looking for, check out these guys.

www.mcmaster.com
Sorry about that for causing confusion. I appreciate your help
 

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We'd all like to help, but you asked a confusing question.
What does grips have to do with baseplates?
missing a screw for a set of revolver grips and determined that a base plate screw fits but is too short, thus the need for the pitch of the base pad screw do I can find the correct one. I know what I was thinking

Thanks for your patience
 

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missing a screw for a set of revolver grips and determined that a base plate screw fits but is too short, thus the need for the pitch of the base pad screw do I can find the correct one. I know what I was thinking

Thanks for your patience
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. . . . I thought we were discussing 1911 parts . . . !

McMaster.com or possibly Numrich.com might have what you need, but be prepared to know the model of revolver if looking things up on Numrich . . . . .
 

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Just a thought, are these grips the original REVOLVER grips? If not, contact the grip maker.

I think I've purchased revolver grips screws and capture nuts (the parts that stay within the wood of the grips) from eBay before. You might check there as well.

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Fuzzy Farrant has been out of business for at least a couple decades. I found some 4-40 x 7/8” on line. Thank you
 
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