View Full Version : Thread Repair Help

04-09-2007, 03:49 PM
I have a VA that has stripped threads. How can I fix this other than tapping for a larger screw??

I remember seeing somewhere that there is a thread repair kit, from what I remember you drill the hole larger and insert something that looks like a spring. It then becomes your new threads and you keep the screw size that you had. Anyone know what I am talking about??

04-09-2007, 04:18 PM
called a helicoil http://www.emhart.com/products/helicoil.asp

04-09-2007, 05:13 PM
do you think a local paintball shop/airsmith can do it for me?

04-09-2007, 06:58 PM
might depends on what kind of equipment they have. i think you could do it yourself its only three steps http://www.emhart.com/products/helicoil/heliex/design.asp

04-11-2007, 01:04 PM
got it heli coiled today, works like a charm :)