[SATLUG] Replacement Laptop Screws

Thomas Weeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Mon Nov 29 02:17:16 CST 2010


I would recommend just swinging by the Good Will Computer Store at 
I10/DeZavala.. Just ask'em for a dozen or so plastic or machine threaded 
laptop screws.. they probably have tons of them. Not to mention their 
"scraptop" piles. ;)

Tweeks

On Sunday, November 28, 2010 11:30:57 pm Robert Waldo wrote:
> I have a pill bottle filled with mostly Dell laptop screws.  Depending on
> the brand, that may help.
> Sony, Lenovo use several different types and sizes.  Dell uses mostly three
> sizes.
> Let me know.
> 
> Bob Waldo
> 
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Storey Clamp <storey at clamp.ws> wrote:
> >  On 11/28/2010 4:10 PM, Ernest De Leon wrote:
> >> I am fixing a laptop for a family member and I noticed that it is
> >> missing several of the screws from the bottom of the laptop. The seem
> >> to all thread
> >> into plastic 'receivers' on the keyboard side cover. Does anyone have an
> >> assortment of these that they would be willing to part with? I want to
> >> return it a little bit better shape than I got it. They apparently
> >> bought it
> >> second hand off of someone for $50 and it's actually a decent machine.
> >> 
> >> I see that there are replacement screw sets (assorted variety) on ebay
> >> for $0.99 but I would rather find some local and avoid the shipping and
> >> wait for
> >> the screws.
> >> 
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ernest
> >> 
> >>  You might try
> >> 
> >> *San Antonio Computer Show and Super-Sale*
> >> December 11th, 2010
> >> 9:00am - 5:00pm
> >> 
> >> *Location:*
> >> Live Oak Civic Center
> >> 8101 Pat Booker Rd.
> >> (at Loop 1604)
> >> San Antonio, TX
> >> 
> >> *Admission:*
> >> Adults - $4.00
> >> Military, Police, Seniors 60+
> >> Firemen, Students - *$3.00*
> > 
> > I found screws for my laptop there.
> > 
> > Cheers, Storey
> > 
> > 
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