Originally Posted by AlaskaDave
I wonder why, seeing as you have access to a lathe, you didn't make a new bolt that was just slightly longer than the original, enough to grab a few more threads?
If you look back, my lathe turns out to be a drill and a file.
And I specifically wanted a bolt much longer than the original, and with more threads on the end, so it secures the mount better and will be finger operated, with no need to faff around with extra key(tool).
You can also get - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=223922
But any machinist will be able to spin something similar out in no time!
Take a walk around suburbs of Thailand and ask around some sheds.