Olivetti M24 Mounting Bushes for Bus Converter

Robert Jarratt robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Fri Mar 25 18:10:38 CDT 2016

> Ah, thanks for saving me the trouble of digging out my own 6300.
> The exact nylon standoffs might be a bit difficult, but the metal parts
> easily be replaced with plain old threaded hex standoffs.  The original
> standoffs are press-fitted into place and my guess that they'll be
difficult to
> find, even if you do own an appropriate press

I was wondering if these are pressed in, or if the serrated edge around the
bottom of the mounting indicated some kind of two-part component with a
special tool to screw the two halves together. Sounds like it is a single
part :-(

> The great thing is that the holes for both types are recessed on the
> so that getting a good mounting using a washer-head machine screw should
> be no problem. I've got bags of aluminum hex standoffs of various sizes
> find them to be invaluable.  Jameco also offers a somewhat more limited
> selection.
> Here's Mouser's 578 pages of standoff choices:
> http://www.mouser.com/Electromechanical/Hardware/Standoffs-
> Spacers/_/N-aictf
> So maybe not original, but close enough functionally.
> --Chuck

I hadn't considered doing something like this. In the end I am most
interested in functionality as long as I don't have to permanently alter

Thanks for the suggestion.


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