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    Here's an online source for Caterpillar common supply items..hardware,sealants batteries ect...if you want the catalog its called 'one safe source'

    https://parts.cat.com/en/catcorp?gcl...SAAEgJ_zPD_BwE

    this page links to just about everything they offer,.from tools to tape..

  • #2
    I have been shopping on line a lot within the past 5-6 years ..... mostly Amazon Prime.

    Bolts and hardware at Home Depot & Lowe's in our area are not what it used to be. They hire some local guy to restock their department ..... looks like he visits every (3) months after the hardware drawers are almost empty.

    On line, these stores indicate what they have at particular stores; however when one goes there, the local hardware guys admit the home offices who post stocked items have no idea what is in stock. Then often the check out lanes are closed where they try to force customers to use self-checkouts where lines are long.

    While still working, I just do not have time to waste to drive around and find out advertised items are not available in stock.

    Thanks for taking time to post a resource for common supply items.

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    • #3
      Consistent quality is the reason I use it.Never knew how good I had it when I was in field service for Cashman in Reno,you could buy whatever you wanted for your truck if you were turning revenue.Try the manifold sealer the next time you assemble your exhaust,you'll never use anything else.

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      • #4
        The Cat bolts are all grade 8 in US standard sizes. And the head is thick in comparison to all the others out there. I take a file and clean the cat logo and grade markings off and that is as close to an original Model A bolt that you are going to find. Downside they are expensive.

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        • #5
          I stock all grade 8 at the shop
          the bins are full from 1/4 to 9/16th all lengths
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          3 ~ Tudor's
          Henry Ford said
          "It's all nuts and bolts"


          Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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          • DaWizard
            DaWizard commented
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            McMaster-Carr is a wonderful place to shop, uh Mitch?

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