Need help identifying this fastener

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Old 11-20-13, 02:47 PM
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Need help identifying this fastener

this came off of a bookshelf. it looks similar to a sex bolt but i cannot find one that is exactly the same as this. the one on the left is threaded so the other fits into it. any ideas?

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Old 11-20-13, 02:59 PM
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Do your bolt heads hold up shelving? What is the collar under the head for? If it doesn't, then a properly sized sex bolt should work just fine. Google "Sex bolt".
 
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Old 11-20-13, 05:03 PM
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That sex bolt is part of a hidden cabinetry fastener system. Check out the following link.
This company offers the bolts as well as the shelving clips. Maybe they'll work for you.

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Old 11-20-13, 05:44 PM
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You da man Pete! ...............
 
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Old 11-21-13, 07:18 AM
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Pete you are awesome! I spent hours trying to identify this thing. Apparently it is a very niche market. I got the shelves from a video store that was closing and the link you gave me says they make fasteners for video store shelves. Thank you so much. And yes, chandler, it does hold up shelves so the collar is needed. Does anyone know of any local retailers that might have them? I really just need one.
 

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Old 11-21-13, 11:42 AM
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wow, i contacted the company and asked where i can buy one and they offered to send me a sample.
 
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