Bad Bulkhead

I just realized that one of the screw holes in one of my bulkheads won’t hold a screw.  The hole was drilled too big before it was tapped, so the threads are barely there.  The screw falls back out easily.  I need to stop building and contact Associated.

Here is a picture of the measurements of the screw hole that works:

Here is a picture of the measurements of a screw hole that won’t hold a screw.

The bad screw hole has threads, but the threads are not significant enough to hold a screw properly due to the hole being drilled too big at the factory.

UPDATE: (December 20, 2010)  AE told me that they are sending me a new part and a return envelope for the bad part.

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