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Can anyone tell me thread size for ground post of the PGXL?

Can anyone tell me thread size for ground post of the PGXL? I need to get a washer and wingnut but do not see any documentation on the thread size for the ground post on the rear of the PGXL. Any assistance greatly appreciated.

73 Steve N3MX


  • halmassey
    halmassey Member ✭✭

    I can't but any hardware store can. They carry **** templates for just this purpose. Just in case you need this info in a hurry...

  • Geoff AB6BT
    Geoff AB6BT Member ✭✭

    That's funny! Carting his PGXL to the hardware store...I can picture a cartoon now...

  • Michael Reid
    Michael Reid Member ✭✭

    It's metric....Mike, K6DRY

  • Geoff AB6BT
    Geoff AB6BT Member ✭✭

    This is an entertaining thread.

    OP asks for thread size, gets referal to hardware store.

    Then comment that it's metric; that's a start. Now all we need is a diameter and pitch.

    Then his question will be answered!

  • Gordon, ve7on
    Gordon, ve7on Member ✭✭

    I just measured mine.

    It is M5 with a .8 pitch.

  • Geoff AB6BT
    Geoff AB6BT Member ✭✭

    Curiosly, M5-0.8 thread is almost identical to a 10-32 thread.

    Interestingly, a 10-32 machine **** will thread into an M5-0.8 nut but an M5-0.8 machine **** will not thread into a 10-32 nut.

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