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accidently used too long screws while trying to mount a vesa mount on a monitor.

Hey so I was trying to wall mount my monitor(asus rog swift pg278q)

and I misread the installation and accidently used the screws without the included spacers and I destroyed the threading (the small screws for the base stand still screw able and work fine) is it possible to fix it or have I destroyed it permanently?

any help is appreciated!

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If you destroyed the threading then it is basically permanently damaged.

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Depending on how they're damaged exactly you might be able to save it by running a tap through it to clean up what threads are hopefully left. Otherwise your only other options are to replace the component or jerry-rig it.

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what do you mean by replace the component? can i simply replace the threads or whatever? what basically happened is my dumbass self tried to screw the wrong length and while screwing i heard a "click" and suddenly it's loose and won't screw anymore after a certain point.

or how you'll suggest me to jerry rig it? like with a permanent fix like with epoxy or whatever? 

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4 hours ago, rxtr113t said:

what do you mean by replace the component? can i simply replace the threads or whatever? what basically happened is my dumbass self tried to screw the wrong length and while screwing i heard a "click" and suddenly it's loose and won't screw anymore after a certain point.

or how you'll suggest me to jerry rig it? like with a permanent fix like with epoxy or whatever? 

As in replace the part that the threads are on.

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