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carver 1 09-08-2014 09:03 PM

Plastic window lever tightening
Team AS,

How does one tighten the plastic finger holders on the end of the metal window raising rods? There appears to be a threaded insert in mine, but I have no idea how I adjust them so they grip the rod tighter.:sad:



cwf 09-08-2014 09:41 PM

They usually tighten with an Allen screw. I filed a small flat on the rod to help it keep from turning.

Or sand and epoxy the sucker.

richinny 09-09-2014 12:13 AM

lots to read on those knobs here:
window knob set screws - Google Search

carver 1 09-10-2014 02:53 PM

I spoke with Jackson center and when I asked how to solve my problem they indicated that I "could always order new plastic tabs". I believe that I'll try the silicone adhesive approach. Thanks to all for the feedback on and off site.

Fair winds,


KJRitchie 09-10-2014 03:13 PM

None of mine have set screws in them. Other threads indicate AS stopped using set screws. Crazy. A lot of hardware stores should carry set screws. Buy a set of Allen wrenches, take a knob down and trial fit some screws. Mine aren't falling off but I'm going to add another item to my "Make my AS Perfect" list.


mefly2 09-10-2014 03:39 PM

Or a drop of super glue ...

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