Thursday, April 18, 2013

   Don't assume that Capitol City Bolt & Screw Co., Inc. just sells bolts and screws.

   We also sell pretty much every other "fastener related" item (minus nails and staples) that you might need for your: industrial / mechanical / construction / automotive job.

  This includes: THREADED ROD (stocked in most: diameters, materials, and length), STRUT (aka pipe hangers and mechanical supports - Cooper B-Line brand: 2 sizes, 2 lengths - clamps),  DRILL BITS (all sizes : standard, metric, jobber, carbide tip, nitro jobber, Cobalt, stubby, reduced shank, Number / Letter, aircraft / long, masonry, SDS, brad point, special, etc...),  ALLEN WRENCHES (aka hex keys - all sizes - TORX, T-handle - singles & sets), TAPS (cuts threads inside a hole - taper tap, plug tap, bottom tap, acme tap, drill/tap combo),   DIES (cuts threads onto a rod),   HELICOIL PRODUCTS (thread repair inserts - singles & kits),   APEX (hex) BITS (slotted, Phillips, hex, long, short, special ),  HOLE SAWS,  ABRASIVES,  WIRE WHEELS/BRUSHES,  RIVETS (most materials, sizes & styles stocked),  RIVET GUNS & PARTS,  SAW BLADES ( Lennox brand jigsaw, reciprocal, and band saw blades.  Other brands for cutting: masonry & metal),  MASONRY ANCHORS (Simpson StrongTie, lag shields, nail-in anchors, chemical stud, etc),  TOGGLE BOLTS (metal, nylon),   PLASTIC ANCHORS (drive in),  EYE BOLTS (forged, bent, long shank, short shank),  TURNBUCKLES (hook & eye, hook & hook, eye & eye - various sizes), S-HOOKS,  U-BOLTS,  PINS (roll, spiral, groove, taper, threaded taper, pull taper, cotter, lynch, hitch, clevis, dowel, slotted spring, etc... ),  AIRCRAFT CABLE & ACCESSORIES (aka wire rope ~ cut to length ~ crimps, stops, clamps, loops),  CHAIN  (big to small, many grades & styles ~ by the box OR cut to length ~ Hi-TEST chain, proof coil chain, Liberty coil chain, safety chain, sash chain, single jack chain, straight link machine chain, lock link chain, twist link machine chain, well chain),  CHAIN ACCESSORIES (clevis hooks, shackles, binders),  NYLON ZIP TIES (small to giant),  HOSE CLAMPS (stocked small to giant),  OIL-DRI (aka cat-litter), and last but not least...  DUCT TAPE and  WD-40 !!!

  FUN FACT- the TWO most valuable tools your in your shop/car/toolbox ...                                                                                                                              

                        If it should move and doesn't ... use WD-40  
                   If if moves and shouldn't ...        use DUCT TAPE

  Because we serve industry... it is also worth mentioning that we offer only INDUSTRIAL GRADE products, of the best quality available, domestically produced (when possible).  We will not sell the cheap, imported, "use them once or twice then-they-break" tools you buy at the Chinese Tool store.

 Lastly, we also sell SERVICE and EXPERT ADVISE !   Please contact us, if we can help you.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Q: Where can I buy a  3/8" hex nut ?  
A:  Well, many places.  Try the Hardware stores, "big box" Retailers, Auto Parts house, etc ...    

However, let's say that you have a SPECIAL / CRITICAL application ...
  Perhaps you need a large QUANTITY ... 
     Maybe you are unsure of ALL OPTIONS and PROPERTIES available ...

The fastener professionals at Capitol City Bolt & Screw Co., Inc. can help !  

FAST FACT - If you just consider Capitol City Bolt & Screw's INSIDE SALES team... they alone have 200+ years combined experience in the fastener industry !   This rich, deep, experience is also present at every level of the organization.   One would be challenged to find this much specialized industrial fastener knowledge gathered together in one place - anywhere in America.     

Just so you know, we carry HEX NUTS in the following:

   SIZES: from the tiny #2(- 56 threads per inch)  to a big 3"(- 4 threads per inch) !  

  MATERIALS: mild steel (Grade 2), harder steel (Grade 5), hardest steel (Grade 8), mild stainless steel (18-8), hard stainless steel (316), brass, bronze, nylon.

  THREAD PITCHES: coarse thread (UNC), fine thread (UNF), metric thread (coarse & fine), and left hand.

  FINISHES: plain, zinc (Silver) plated, zinc (Yellow/Gold) dichromate,  (Black) oxide, & (shiny) nickel plated.

  STYLES:  jam (thin), heavy, flange (washer attached), Nylock locking, slotted hex, couplings, acorn, cap, wing, etc ...  

   Anything else (not listed) ?  We can easily ORDER.  

  Just call, e-mail, or come see us when you have the occasion. 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Because we are a dedicated SERVICE organization ... 

we want to remind you that CAPITOL CITY BOLT & SCREW CO., INC. will keep our regular hours for the coming Easter Weekend.

We know that YOU make YOUR money serving YOUR customers, and so we'll be here to serve you all day Good Friday and for the first half of Saturday (as usual).

Meanwhile, enjoy the Blessings of  Easter with your family ... and if you happen to find the golden hex nut inside your Easter egg ... don't eat it !

Monday, March 25, 2013


Snow, Sleet, Rain, Cold weather... does not stop Capitol City Bolt & Screw customers.

Till warm weather returns ... Our sales office is on hand to serve you:

By Phone - call (615) 254 8707,
By Fax     - call (615) 242 1535,
By e-mail  -,
or come see us at our CITY COUNTER
                 - Mon-Fri 7am-5pm   Sat 8am-noon.

Friday, March 8, 2013


Welcome to Capitol City Bolt & Screw Co., Inc.

After 42+ years at 1003 Third Avenue South (one block east of the Old City Cemetery on Fourth) in downtown Nashville TN, we're proud to have built the "largest stocking fastener warehouse" in the Southeastern United States. Our  facilities now encompass an entire city block (both sides of the street) !

Aside from our amazing stock inventory, what really sets us apart is the EXPERT KNOWLEDGE  and SERVICE that we offer our customers.

We also understand that YOUR time is valuable, so we offer you these ways to submit your orders ... 

Our seasoned staff is ready to give you expert advise at our CITY COUNTER, which  is open 6 days a week (Mon-Fri 7 am-5 pm and Sat 8 am-noon).

If you know what you need, phone ahead for WILL CALL service ... phone (615 254 8707) or fax (615 254 1535) and your orders will be picked and waiting for you.

We can DELIVER your order locally to most places across Middle TN.  We also provide many OTHER SHIPPING METHODS  (UPS, FedEx, USPS, freight, etc...).

We also accept orders, quotes, and other inquiries by e-mail at :

FAST FACT - Our sister business leaves another mark on the Nashville Skyline ... Structural Bolt Manufacturing Co., Inc.  fabricated the massive anchor bolts  necessary to support the massive rolling roof of the new Nashville Convention Center and it's acres and acres of new convention space.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

New Online Home of Capitol City Bolt & Screw

We're just getting started here, but there will be much more to see soon. In the meantime, check out our Contact page for our business hours, directions, and our phone number.