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oskar

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Is there a way to replace the stud on Morton Adjustable handles?

I have a few and the stud is not long enough.
 

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No they are one piece

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They are several pieces. You can undo the screw in the top of the handle and remove the bottom threaded "stud"
Maybe you can adapt a longer threaded section onto what you have

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You can take them apart but unfortunately you can't simply make the stud longer unless Morton actually sells just the stud part seperately which I doubt. If there's room, you might be able to cut off the stud, drill & tap, then screw in your own stud.

If that's not possible or if you need a length that no one makes, you can buy a female adjustable handle then make your own length stud using all thread or a long set screw or turn your own.

For example, I needed a short handle with a larger size & longer stud that no one made. So I got the size handles I needed with threaded holes, then I used long set screws cut to length then rethreaded one end to fit the handles. Use red Loctite & they have been working great for years now.


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Thanks to all for the info
 
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