Looking for bulk rail buttons that will take a flathead machine screw...

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  1. Nov 22, 2015 #1

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    Best place to get rail buttons in bulk is probably rail-buttons http://rail-buttons.com/1010delrin.html however it looks from the pictures they only carry flathead in 1515 size. It might be worth emailing them and checking to be sure. I doubt you are going to save a ton of money trying to find them without screws. Machine screws only account for a few pennies on a product that costs a few dollars.
     
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    I think Rail Buttons' buttons are flat and not tapered/recessed to accept a flat head screw.
     
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    "countersunk" is the word I was looking for... thanks. I wonder if Doghouse is the source or someone else is out there making these. Best price yet.
     
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    I have countersunk a couple of sets of normal rail buttons. Worked fine.

    Always wondered why the default hardware for most button sets seems to be a screwhead that sticks out in the slipstream.
     

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