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Why aren't the 6-32 screws I have from my 6-32 screw kit threading in? They're too big and will not thread into the holes on the rad. The screws that came with the rad fit fine and even look smaller in diameter. I got my rad from Jab-Tech on Tuesday. My rad is matte black and not glossy so I'm sure it's supposed to use 6-32. Maybe I got a bad batch of 6-32 screws or someone switched all the screw?

This is the kit I have and what the label says.
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This is where I bought my rad http://www.jab-tech.com/XSPC-RX360-Triple-120mm-high-performance-radiator-pr-4384.html

I want to order some black screws and in a longer size for some shrouds I want to use.
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post #2 of 11
6-32 is the screw you need, so they should fit (I recently purchased some for my RX360 rad). I think the old version of the RX360 used a metric screw size, but it has been ages since this old version was produced.
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post #3 of 11
If the threading looks smaller, see if a hard drive screw works. They're typically M3 and will have thinner threads.

My EK res uses M3 and my BlackIce Stealth uses M4, so it's possible yours got threaded for M3.
 
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post #4 of 11
The XSPC rads use 6-32 (HDD,MOBO,CASE) screw. But also be aware that the length will also be in imperial...
post #5 of 11
Apparently the previous version of the RX used M4 screws. I've ordered some shrouds but can't find 6-32 screws long enough to fit, so I've bought some 50mm M4 screws to see if they do. When its all delivered I'll post how it went.
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Matt26LFC View Post

Apparently the previous version of the RX used M4 screws. I've ordered some shrouds but can't find 6-32 screws long enough to fit, so I've bought some 50mm M4 screws to see if they do. When its all delivered I'll post how it went.

You can go to True Value hardware store (local retail) and buy the 6-32 screws long enough to fit. I bought from there 2 weeks ago for my RX rad
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post #7 of 11
Just to let people know, I tried the M4 screws and they haven't worked.
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post #8 of 11
You could just tap it to M4. It wouldn't cost all that much for an M4 tap + handle if you don't already have one. I do that to all the radiators I buy so I can use Koolance radiators screws.
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I have a XSPC RS360 radiator, I bought 16 screws for $2.40 from Ace hardware this weekend. Same length and same threading, I will get you the exact part number tonight when I get home as I still have the bag

Heck if I could sell on the site(not enough rep) I would sell you a set for cheap.
     
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Originally Posted by evil jerry View Post

I have a XSPC RS360 radiator, I bought 16 screws for $2.40 from Ace hardware this weekend. Same length and same threading, I will get you the exact part number tonight when I get home as I still have the bag
Heck if I could sell on the site(not enough rep) I would sell you a set for cheap.

Sorry it took me a bit to reply. But here ya go

ACE Hardware Part #: H92092

Screws are $0.15 each

The exact same threading and length as XSPC Screws.

I tested this also on my H100, screws are same length as those and will also thread. So if anyone needs to add more fans etc. I hope this helps you all.
     
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