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While fitting new pickups to my RGT-42, i buggered the 5 way cortek switch. I purchased an "Identical" one from fleabay. it is the exact same, same spacing for the screw holes and everything, but the screw holes are too small. the original screws wont fit.

I dont have a set of thread taps to rethread the holes, and I cant find black, domed countersunk screws to fit the new switch.

where can i get a switch and black screws that i know will go together, and fit my RG?

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Is it import or US?

US(single coil screws): http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_part...ght_Screws.html

Import(strat style): http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_part...ing_Screws.html

The US switches have no casing and are made of metal with silicon wafers. Import switches have a plastic housing with the pins on bottom.

They also have the switches there, but they come with nickel screws.

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Is it import or US?

US(single coil screws): http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_part...ght_Screws.html

Import(strat style): http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_part...ing_Screws.html

The US switches have no casing and are made of metal with silicon wafers. Import switches have a plastic housing with the pins on bottom.

They also have the switches there, but they come with nickel screws.

This is the exact switch i purchased:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...sid=p2759.l1259

it is identical to the one that came out of the guitar, except the screws that held in the old switch wont work on this switch. i found some galvanized screws in my dads shed that work, but i need to get screws that match the guitar, black, countersunk domed screws. im unsure if the screws you specify in your previous thread will fit my new switch . if i can find a switch and screws together that might be my best bet.

Thanks for the help

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