Torque Longer Rod Clamp Screws

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Trying to fit some of my Torques on a older seeker rod that’s a little fat. Anyone know where I can find longer reel clamp screws?

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Same issue for me on my fathoms, picked up some screws that worked at Ace Hardware, not the same head, but a pan head will work the same, just tighten down the nut really well to keep it in place.
 
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I did the same may have to file it so it doesn’t rub on the spool.
 

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Thanks guys for tip will check out Ace. Does Penn have a longer screw available in this format? Or is there maybe another reel clamp available for situations like these, maybe a cork puppy or Tiburon clamp?
 

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I had to buy longer ones and then file one of the heads flat. Do a search on one of my threads. I might have extras.
 

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Are you saying even with this Penn screw I need to grind the sides of the head to fit the Torques?
I did not have to grind anything and these screws fit on both my star and lever drag Torques.

Any aftermarket screws will need to be grounded. Penn does not offer a longer screw.
These are Penn screws. They fit a 349 or 209, or something like that. They do not have the flattened side but it has not been an issue for me to get them to fit.
 

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I did not have to grind anything and these screws fit on both my star and lever drag Torques.



These are Penn screws. They fit a 349 or 209, or something like that. They do not have the flattened side but it has not been an issue for me to get them to fit.

I would be concerned that the line may get caught on the screws when casting.
 

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With the avets I shit can the studs and go with allen bolts perhaps this would work with the torques
 
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With the avets I shit can the studs and go with allen bolts perhaps this would work with the torques
1/4-20 threads on AVET.

Penn uses the T-Slot for studs. A panhead or carriage bolt should work.