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OZ-T 02-17-2012 11:27 AM

Why do Americans still use slotted screws ?
 
The bullshit Phillips screws are bad enough , but slotted ?

GET OUTTA THE 1800's !!

FUCKING HELL !

GO ROBERTSON AND GET WITH THE PROGRAM !!

OffroadToy 02-17-2012 11:40 AM

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macgyver 02-17-2012 11:49 AM

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Originally Posted by OZ-T (Post 4580496)
The bullshit Phillips screws are bad enough , but slotted ?

GET OUTTA THE 1800's !!

FUCKING HELL !

GO ROBERTSON AND GET WITH THE PROGRAM !!

In much agreement with you I am

OZ-T 02-17-2012 11:52 AM

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Originally Posted by macgyver (Post 4580639)
In much agreement with you I am

I'm so pissed off right now

macgyver 02-17-2012 11:54 AM

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Originally Posted by OZ-T (Post 4580657)
I'm so pissed off right now

They seem to use them with electrical stuff the most.

Trying to put a slotted screw into an electrical box over your head is very frustrating.

Flathead screwdriver = prybar

Toyotacrawler 02-17-2012 11:56 AM

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Originally Posted by OZ-T (Post 4580657)
I'm so pissed off right now

KCCO

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Originally Posted by macgyver (Post 4580676)
Flathead screwdriver = prybar

x100000000000000000000

OZ-T 02-17-2012 11:58 AM

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Originally Posted by macgyver (Post 4580676)
They seem to use them with electrical stuff the most.

Trying to put a slotted screw into an electrical box over your head is very frustrating.

Flathead screwdriver = prybar

Electrical , door and bathroom hardware

4wd Boss 02-17-2012 12:02 PM

because its a lot easier to stick your tool in a slot...

Pugga 02-17-2012 12:03 PM

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Originally Posted by 4wd Boss (Post 4580713)
because its a lot easier to stick your tool in a slot...

:laughing:


OZ, I agree with you on this one. Flat head screws suck!

98tacoma27 02-17-2012 12:04 PM

Rather go torx than robertson

OZ-T 02-17-2012 12:07 PM

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Originally Posted by 98tacoma27 (Post 4580727)
Rather go torx than robertson

They are both good , still like Rob better

:canada:

tostidos 02-17-2012 12:11 PM

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Originally Posted by 98tacoma27 (Post 4580727)
Rather go torx than robertson

Torx are awesome! they are all over Cessna Citations. try dealing with avi-banks they are a captive fastner that sucks balls!.

tinker_troy 02-17-2012 12:12 PM

because if stopped using them then who would support all the chinese companies still making flat screwdrivers?

Gelo760 02-17-2012 12:13 PM

Lmfao @ slotted Screwes . Damn Canucks .

OZ-T 02-17-2012 12:13 PM

Gotta love it when you buy a set of driver bits for a cordless drill and there are more slotted bits than Robertson

WTF

OZ-T 02-17-2012 12:14 PM

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Originally Posted by Gelo760 (Post 4580768)
Lmfao @ slotted Screwes . Damn Canucks .

What does Canada have to do with crappy ass slotted screws ?

tostidos 02-17-2012 12:16 PM

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Originally Posted by OZ-T (Post 4580779)
What does Canada have to do with crappy ass slotted screws ?

They are called flat head or regular here

Gelo760 02-17-2012 12:17 PM

Only in America jr . It's called flat head .

OZ-T 02-17-2012 12:17 PM

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Originally Posted by tostidos (Post 4580786)
They are called flat head or regular here

They're called Fucking US pieces of shit here

OZ-T 02-17-2012 12:18 PM

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Originally Posted by Gelo760 (Post 4580790)
Only in America jr . It's called flat head .

Most screws have a flat head

The name is as fucked as the concept


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