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  • What do you call these?

    I know there push in fasteners. And where can I get about a thousand of them cheap.

  • #2
    Fascia retainers, I get mine from Fastenal.

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    • #3
      They look like the door trim panel clips that you can get at your local parts house.
      Guaranteed not to rust, bust, collect dust, bend, chip, crack or peel

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      • #4
        No real name for them other than automotive trim panel retainers, facia retainers, push fasteners etc.
        Come in different lengths head dia. etc. Ford, GM & Chrysler have thier own styles.

        JL..................

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        • #5
          That’s what I like about this sight fast responses and great advice.
          KIMFAB I need a hundred to get started. I’ll go broke buying those 5 at a time on the help rack.
          J.Ramsey- I’ll start with fastenal. I can get by with some cheap chines ones they only need to last a second.

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          • #6
            The Brits (and others) call 'em "fir tree" fasteners.
            Milton

            "Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes."

            "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

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            • #7
              Few other "styles" of fasteners with similar names/uses.
              Some have a short "screw" to expand "wings", some have something that looks more like a rivet but is just a push in pin (also expanding under another surface), prices are all over the place though and, like you said, you will go broke buying a small bag at a time off a rack...fractions of a cent to 40 cents a piece or so... doesn't seem like much but if you need hundreds or thousands it adds up quick.

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              • #8
                After looking for fascia fasteners I got better search results. Looks like the most common name is a (insert tree name) tree fastener. For some reason if you search for ribbed, plastic, fastener. More of the female toys show up.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by jeremy13 View Post
                  After looking for fascia fasteners I got better search results. Looks like the most common name is a (insert tree name) tree fastener. For some reason if you search for ribbed, plastic, fastener. More of the female toys show up.
                  You say that like it's a bad thing.
                  Guaranteed not to rust, bust, collect dust, bend, chip, crack or peel

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                  • #10
                    Christmas tree clips.
                    Peter - novice home machinist, modern motorcycle enthusiast.

                    Denford Viceroy 280 Synchro (11 x 24)
                    Herbert 0V adapted to R8 by 'Sir John'.
                    Monarch 10EE 1942

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                    • #11
                      I have heard them referred to as trees as well.

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                      • #12
                        Fir Tree Fasteners

                        Some results of a search for "Fir Tree Fasteners":

                        http://www.alliance-express.com/fir-tree-fasteners

                        http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/?Click=2

                        http://www.itw-fastex.com/plastic-clips.html

                        http://www.componentforce.com/catego...fir-tree-plugs

                        many, many more.
                        Paul A.

                        Make it fit.
                        You can't win and there is a penalty for trying!

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                        • #13
                          www.alliance-Express.com

                          One of their salesman came buy and dropped off a catalog a few months ago....they've got some nifty plastic stuff.

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                          • #14
                            Yup, tree clips/fasteners.
                            Andy

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                            • #15
                              useless...

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