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GregBrannon

Help with fastener name, possible options

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Could someone please tell me the name of the fastener I've pictured below.  I'm reworking the vinyl covered panels that cover the gunwales in my runabout.  Some of the 25-year old fasteners look like the one I've pictured, while the flanges of others - the parts that grip the wood at the base - have rusted away, making the fastener useless.  I'm going to replace the wood and am wondering if I should use this same fastener, or if there is a better option.

 

Thanks for your help.

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@Halfastern: Thanks for the tee nut name.  Yes, that could work.  It's used incorrectly in the piece I've shown (or it's a different thing entirely), but I can do better with a tee nut and proper nut and washer.

 

@Billyclub:  Sorry the picture doesn't work for you.  It still looks good here, but it must be specific to the environment.

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