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Help I need to find the silliest little thing

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Twiglett Mon 25-Jul-05 11:49:49

I need mid-brown screw caps (about a dozen of them)

not dark brown, not white .. but mid-brown to go on light oak

I have visited 4 DIY shops so far

I am very frustrated

Janh Mon 25-Jul-05 11:51:43

screwfix have white, beige or dark brown - is beige any good?

Janh Mon 25-Jul-05 11:52:37

their dark brown isn't very...not by the pic anyway!

Twiglett Mon 25-Jul-05 13:54:49

thanks Jan

they look fine but I need the ones that go in after the screw is in .. the cover cap ones

I could take a chance on the bottom ones (but they have a white pic) but can't help feeling that £5.95 Packing and Handling for a £1 purchase a little excessive .. will use as a last resort I think

anyone else know of anywhere that stocks that kind of thing

SaintGeorge Mon 25-Jul-05 13:59:49

How urgent is it?

I'm sure DH uses these all the time at work and could get you a dozen - but he has just started 3 weeks holiday!

Janh Mon 25-Jul-05 14:01:45

Oh, the flat ones.

Do you have any hardware (as opposed to DIY) stores where you are? Have a look in yellow pages.

Twiglett Mon 25-Jul-05 17:38:51

am going to try timber merchants tomorrow .. done diy and hardware stores

thanks for the offer stgeorge .. I may well take you up on it

SaintGeorge Tue 26-Jul-05 21:49:26

Eeny meeny miny mo, on which thread shall I go...

Looking for a pic to make sure I am getting you the right ones. This site has them, but won't link direct to the pic.

Can you have a look for me, confirm they are the right sort please?

Search alphabetical list, C, plastic only. Picture 21 or 23, depending on screw type.

wobblyknicks Tue 26-Jul-05 21:51:20

What about this site - free p&p

Twiglett Wed 27-Jul-05 17:24:47

I actually think it might the one on picture 22 if you count horizontally as the screws seem to have a square hole, does that make sense??

Twiglett Wed 27-Jul-05 17:25:24

wobblynicks .. you aren't big nor are you clever .. but you did get me dagnamit

SaintGeorge Wed 27-Jul-05 17:28:15

Right, DH says no problem (he'd better not be wrong!)

Twiglett Wed 27-Jul-05 17:38:44

you are a wonderful couple

wobblyknicks Wed 27-Jul-05 18:55:09

- sorry Twig, just saw the perfect opportunity

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