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Was the original, or one of the others, about 5/8" long? If it was, I'd read that spec as: 6mm diameter x 1.0 mm pitch x 16 mm long. M6-1.0 is a standard size, a decent hardware store with have them. If you can take one of the other ones with you as a sample and buy two of them so that when you drop one as you install the screws and it bounces off into ...


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Based on the shape of the "special nut" which is certainly an unusual part name, I would expect that the nut is really a rivnut. When installed, the tool pulls the portion inside the sheet metal, compressing the back side against the metal, preventing the spinning you're experiencing. There's no documentation to support this, but it seems unlikely ...


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