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Hey all,

I've been to two hardware stores and a hobby shop today in search of a hex key to fit the lugs of my San Marco with no luck. Can anyone confirm the size for me so I can order some online? Or can someone suggest a good kit that would include them?

Thanks!

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Hey all,

I've been to two hardware stores and a hobby shop today in search of a hex key to fit the lugs of my San Marco with no luck. Can anyone confirm the size for me so I can order some online? Or can someone suggest a good kit that would include them?

Thanks!

Dane
I believe they are Torx T2. I did a search couple days ago within the Anonimo forum and couple guys listed a few websites. I know you can get Torx T2 from McMaster-Carr and Grainger's. I think its the same hex used for the Marlin.
 

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You planning on doing a little watch surgery D?
My new Toshi just arrived and I'm itching to get it on!

I believe they are Torx T2. I did a search couple days ago within the Anonimo forum and couple guys listed a few websites. I know you can get Torx T2 from McMaster-Carr and Grainger's. I think its the same hex used for the Marlin.
Thanks for that. They look like hex rather than torx to me, but I looked up torx on here and found the same info. I guess I'll be going back out on the hunt for torx!

Can anyone confirm that the Ox-Pro SM is indeed torx?
 

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I sent a note to Anonimo USA to ask.
 

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Thanks Michael, very much appreciated!
 

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I did the same thing and no luck. Every tool I found didn't fit. When I got my Anonimo I didn't have the strap change tool so I contacted Rob at Topper and got it from him.
 

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Thanks Michael, very much appreciated!
Dane here is the answer I got:

It's a tool from the factory.
Hex type tool. I am sure it can be found in a watch supply ( Swiss)
Outfit but we get from Anonimo


Apparently you should be able to get one from an AD. I do know watch supply places like Ofrei have some Allen type drivers. Maybe if someone who has one can measure it. I small metric allen set may have what the right size.

I know the one used is the newer models (2010 and on)is a strange size but I think the San Marco is closer to a standard size.
 

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Dane here is the answer I got:

It's a tool from the factory.
Hex type tool. I am sure it can be found in a watch supply ( Swiss)
Outfit but we get from Anonimo


Apparently you should be able to get one from an AD. I do know watch supply places like Ofrei have some Allen type drivers. Maybe if someone who has one can measure it. I small metric allen set may have what the right size.

I know the one used is the newer models (2010 and on)is a strange size but I think the San Marco is closer to a standard size.
Thanks for that Michael. Unfortunately all the hex key sets I've found only go down to 1.5mm, and the smallest individual size in metric that is carried locally is 1mm. They had some other A/F sizes that were a bit smaller, but nothing exactly the same unfortunately. I've found an Australian supplier who carries the .89mm size which is what we think it is so I may attempt to measure it up tonight and take the risk. If that fails I'll speak with an AD and get the tool from there. If anyone has the tool and can measure it that would be greatly appreciated.

And here I was thinking that the change to hex keys would make chaning the strap less of a hassle!
 

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Are you sure the San Marco uses the new hex tool? I was under the impression these (San Marco) were larger than what is on my Magnum. Now if you were in south FL I'd be happy to let you use mine. I'm trying to get a reference price for the cost of the Anonimo tools. If your sure these are the same I can try to measure mine (Need to find some one with a digital set since mine is old school). I'm pretty certain it is less than 1mm.
 

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Are you sure the San Marco uses the new hex tool? I was under the impression these (San Marco) were larger than what is on my Magnum. Now if you were in south FL I'd be happy to let you use mine. I'm trying to get a reference price for the cost of the Anonimo tools. If your sure these are the same I can try to measure mine (Need to find some one with a digital set since mine is old school). I'm pretty certain it is less than 1mm.
I'm not sure if it uses the 'new' hex tool, but it does look to be a hex nut and it is definitely under 1mm, hence why we're leaning toward it being the .89mm size. Are you using the Anonimo tool for your Magnum?

We can use mine as Guinea pig... Im getting my San Marco tomorrow.
Do you have a tool Nelson?

ps Bet you're glad to finally (nearly) have your hands on it, congrats :-!
 

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I'm thinking the .89mm is it. As I said I can only measure down to the nearest mm but can judge to.5. Since it is slightly less than 1mm I think that may be it.

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I think I'll take the plunge on a few .89mm's and see how I go. Thanks for all your help Michael, it's very much appreciated!
 

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Quick update. I just bought a set of T2 Torx and they were too small. In fact upon closer inspection the hardware looks more like hex than torx like some of u guys mentioned.
 

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I've just had some .89mm hex keys dropped on my desk, so I'll try them tonight and update you.
 

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Thanks Michael. Unfortunately the .89mm is too small! I'm at a loss as to where to go from here as they jump from .89 to 1mm and neither fit... <|

Perhaps I will be best to speak with Anonimo Australia and see if they know/can supply a tool. Surely it couldn't be a bespoke size as that really doesn't make sense to me?? Perhaps it's not metric?
 

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If you guys take an impression with Sealing wax (for example) it will be easier to measure.

To measure a shallow internal size is very difficult.
 

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Thanks for the tip Janne.

I've emailed Anonimo OZ so I'll see what they come back with first :think:
 
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