Before you start working on an aircraft

... read through these chapters about aircraft hardware.
Replacing the old hardware while working on the airplane is the cheapest way to get new parts onto your aircraft. New bolts and nuts are plated and resist corrosion better than your old pitted bolts.
Download the file to print: About aircraft hardware , 1.3 MB PDF file

Substituting parts for older aircraft is regulated. Follow this link to read what can legally be done - be it owner produced or PMAd parts.

Note: Tinnerman nuts require type"B" screws. They look like sheet metal screws with a flat ("B"lunt) point. Regular, pointed sheet metal screws (Type "A") won't fit properly (the minor diameter is smaller) and will eventually fall out.