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🔩 ESK8 Nuts & Bolts Kit

I have been building esk8’s for a few years. One of the biggest problems I have is running out of supplies, trying to finish a build or build a drive train and find I am out of the screw I need. This is very frustrating to me. To combat, at least a small portion, of this I have put together an ESK8 Nuts & Bolts Kit. It is comprised of the most common nuts and bolts, in my experience. The variety of included fasteners covers everything from truck mounting on street decks and mountain board decks, motor mounting, enclosure mounting, etc.

The purpose of this post is to get an idea of the number of people interested in a kit so I have some numbers to work with. If you are interested, or if your not, please select the appropriate poll option below.

The MONDO kit includes enough fasteners, nuts, etc. for at least 5 complete builds and/or maintenance and repairs. I am also assembling a MINI kit, that includes enough of the same hardware for a single build with some extras for maintenance and repairs.

MONDO KIT - contents

M4 x 8mm Socket Head x100
M4 x 10mm Socket Head x100
m4 x 12mm Socket Head x100
M4 x 16mm Socket Head x200
M4 x 18mm Socket Head x100
M4 x 20mm Socket Head x100
M4 x 25mm Socket Head x100
M4-0.70 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x100
10-24 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x100
10-24 x 1-1/2 Socket Head x50
10-24 x 1-1/2 Flat Socket Head x50
5/16-24 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x50

MINI KIT - contents

M4 x 8mm Socket Head x20
M4 x 10mm Socket Head x20
m4 x 12mm Socket Head x20
M4 x 16mm Socket Head x40
M4 x 18mm Socket Head x20
M4 x 20mm Socket Head x20
M4 x 25mm Socket Head x20
M4-0.70 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x10
10-24 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x10
10-24 x 1-1/2 Socket Head x10
10-24 x 1-1/2 Flat Socket Head x10
5/16-24 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts x10

Everything is packed into a high quality adjustable & corrosion inhibiting compartment box and the contents are labeled for ease of use. This is the label that will be used on the lid of the box, it makes each compartments contents easily identifiable.

Here are pics of the actual kits exatly as they are shipped to you.

MONDO Kit

MINI Kit

All of the screws are 12.9 Alloy Steel with a Black Oxide Coating. They are stronger than and maintain the finish longer than stainless.

You will see the labels (ex. ASTM A574, ASME B18.3) on many of the screws and nuts, these are standard specifications regarding strength and the precision level of manufacturing. You can find more info below if you are interested.

ASTM A574-13
ANSI/ASME B18.3-1998
ASME B18.16.6-2008

Below you will find the comparable product at Grainger along with the regular price. The Granger price is comparable to MSC and most other fastener retailers.

Prices at Granger

M4-0.7 10mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $11.10 per 100 pieces

M4-0.7 12mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $11.45 per 100 pieces

M4-0.7 16mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $23.90 per 200 pieces

M4-0.7 18mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $12.10 per 100 pieces

M4-0.7 20mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $51.00 per 200 pieces

M4-0.7 25mm Black Oxide ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $31.00 per 100 pieces
* [link to Granger prices for the above listed M4 fasteners]

M4-0.70 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts Zinc Coated, CR3+, D985
Granger Regular Price $8.30 per 100 pieces

10-24 Nylon Insert Lock Nuts, Zinc Plated Finish, Grade 2, ASME B18.16.6
Granger Regular Price $4.68 per 100 pieces

10-24 x 1-1/2 Socket Head, Alloy Steel, Black Oxide, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $9.05 per 50 pieces

10-24 x 1-1/2 Flat Socket Head, Alloy Steel, Black Oxide, ASTM A574, ASME B18.3
Granger Regular Price $4.95 per 50 pieces

Total Cost at Granger: $167.53

Cost of the Mondo ESK8 Nuts & Bolts Kit: $85.00 shipped
Cost of the mini ESK8 Nuts & Bolts Kit: $30.00 shipped

  • I want a MONDO Kit
  • I want a MINI Kit
  • I’m not interested

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For now I am only shipping to the US. The weight and current shipping availability makes these kits cost prohibitive to ship internationally.

I also want to include grub screws/set screws, and will in future kits. For now, I am researching what are the most commonly used types, thread count and length so I can determine which ones need to be included. The same goes for threaded inserts and fender washers. These are in the works and will be available in a couple of weeks.

A large amount of the supplies to build these kits are already in hand, I am waiting on compartment boxes and they should be here in 4 days or so. I am not accepting orders currently, I will only open up ordering when the product and supplies are ready to ship. Thanks for the reading, I hope this has at least been informative. Feel free to comment and ask questions, I am happy to help.

I will be adding an insert kit that will contain everything you need for enclosure mounting. Also, I will be adding 3x3x20 shaft keyways to both the MINI and MONDO kits. Everyone that has ordered kits will get them separately in the coming weeks.

I will always update this post with availability and changes. Feel free to ask anything.

– 05/22/30
x3 MONDO Kits, 3 sold
x2 MINI Kits, 2 sold

– 05/25/20
I have x2 MONDO Kis and x2 MINI Kits available, ready to ship today.

x2 MONDO Kits, 2 sold
x4 MINI Kits, 2 sold

– 05/28/20

x1 MONDO Kits, 1 sold
x2 MINI Kits, 2 sold

– 05/29/20

x2 MONDO Kits, 2 sold
x2 MINI Kits, 2 sold

– 06/01/20

All the kits are sold and I am out of fastener stock. I have a small amount of stock still coming in, so I can probably get a couple of kits put together late this week. After that it will be at least 2 weeks before I have more available. If you want one, send me a PM and I will put you on the waiting list.

Thanks to everyone that purchased an ESK8 Nuts & Bolts Kit. This has been an incredible learning experience for me, hopefully you guys have learned some things about fasteners as well.

I feel confident that everyone that bought a kit is happy with it, if not please let me know so I can make adjustments.

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Personally I like M5 hardware more…and I wear though axle nuts the most so some of those should be in there

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Good idea, I hadn’t thought of axle nuts. I will add that.

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Real nice Mike.

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Thank you sir, I appreciate it.

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This is awesome, deffinetly a need

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That what I like to hear :). thank you

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Ooh. This is nice dude. May I suggest speed rings? Or different thickness shims/spacers? Many times I have wanted a swagful of shims.

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Speed rings are also a great idea. I’ve spent way to many minutes of my life looking for those already.

Also @mmaner shipping to Canada would be cool believe it or not metric hardware is still a bitch to source up here.

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I’m in for a Mondo kit. I would be up for a Mondoer kit with M5-.8 in it also. Plus the shims are killing me. I found 0.5 mm and 0.2 mm with 10 mm inner diameter. I found I have to take a round file to the hole to use them on my 10 mm axles.

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@glyphiks, @bourbon_norm & @stratoglide I will look into speed rings and spacers as well, those shouldn’t be too pricey in bulk. thanks guys.

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I have been proven wrong on that one. It appears that most places dont want to stock & sell speed rings or spacers. So I am looking at getting them made.

8mm Spacers: 8mm ID x 10mm OD x 10mm width, aluminum
10mm Spacers: 10mm ID x 12mm OD x 10mm width, aluminum

What about speed rings? What width would most people want?

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What about precision shims?

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I probably wont do that, its not something that the CNC companies I work with will make, anything less than 2mm thickness is gonna be pricey. I will likely buy precision 8mm & 10mm spacers & stamped 8mm & 10mm speed rings (shims) in bulk though.

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Thats what I meant, if you can source shims, then get spacers made. I think standard size bearing spacers and shims should be enough for most people?

Ditto on that, I only use M5 for trucks
Would love a long bolt pack 40,50,60,70,80mm
And flanged nylok m5 nuts

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That’s what the 10-24 bolts are for, trucks. M5 & 10-24 are almost the same diameter. The M4 hardware is for motors, motor mounts, inserts, etc.

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I know the 10-24 is for trucks, i use M5 instead :yum:

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8mm ID x 12mm OD x 0.35mm thick

The 1mm thick are easy to find everywhere, thinner ones are extremely useful and nigh impossible to find.

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OK, why?