Laptop Screws

I need a good supplier for occasional screw purchases - mainly for Dell and HP Laptops.  I have checked ebay and online and they are all a bit pricey.  I thought I would check here before I purchase anything online.

TIA  
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dhsindyRetired considering supplemental income.Commented:
Depending on the quantity needed - I would just buy what I need from the local repair shop (save shipping).  I am a scavenger.  When I get rid of old computers I usually tear them down and keep the screws (but that is desktops not laptops).
hesCommented:
as dh said when I get rid of an old laptop I strip it down also. The screw size is usually pretty standard. But when I need a "speciality" screw I go to the small computer repair shop downtown and buy from them. A bit more than online but when you subtract S&H it usually comes out about the same or a few cents cheaper.
GUEENAuthor Commented:
I live in a rural area - not much out here and I have been all over town looking for laptop screws.  Everyone just shakes their head no...
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Al JeeCommented:
For metric items :
METRIC & MULTISTANDARD COMPONENTS CORP.
http://www.metricmcc.com/

Don't know what your laptop screws would be, though, so that may not help.

hesCommented:
Get a service manual (pdf online) they almost always say what size the various screws are. You can then order them NOT from a computer store.
GUEENAuthor Commented:
I am just going to ask Dell to give me screws.  TIA - I will reward you next week - gotta run now.
nobusCommented:
did you look on ebay?
you can also buy bad laptops cheap...
PhilonatorownerCommented:
My only suggestion would be to call a computer recycler.  I just had 4 pallets worth of scrap laptops I gave them last week.  I can't imagine it would be too hard to find the screw you need or as expensive.
 

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GUEENAuthor Commented:
tyvm!
Al JeeCommented:
ty ms shekerra!
IHTH!
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