In Reply to: Re: Real Hardware Shops - Are there any left? posted by Tim Daley(MI) on April 19, 2019 at 06:21:15:
Maybe I need to look at McMaster-Carr; I need to replace the bolts on the front end of the tractor; they are a mish-mash of bolts; I noticed when I replace the pan gasket they were not the correct size and not even sure if they are the correct grade. I guess whoever had the tractor before just used whatever they had in their bolt pile. Maybe make an inventory of what I need and get it all at once.
We had a true hardware in a nearby city; it didn't carry all the junk that no one really needs from a hardware. Family owned for over a 100 years. They decided to shut; I think the son of the son didn't want it, and was replace with an ACE hardware that has nothing you need.