1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Why do Americans still use slotted screws ?

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by OZ-T, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM
    #1
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    The bullshit Phillips screws are bad enough , but slotted ?

    GET OUTTA THE 1800's !!

    FUCKING HELL !

    GO ROBERTSON AND GET WITH THE PROGRAM !!
     
  2. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 AM
    #2
    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Member:
    #22680
    Messages:
    5,058
    Gender:
    Male
    High Desert... land of junipers, sage brush, and l
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD OFFROAD 4x4 VSC/TRAC/DAC/HAC
    snugtop supersport canopy, black westin bullbar/tube steps, piaa offroad lights, weathertech floor mats, oem bed mat, trd seat covers, avs inchannel vent visors, 2" suspension lift, front diff drop, rear differential breather extension, oil filter drain hose, a/c drain hose extention & reroute, front window tint, cat theft protection plate, tailgate clamp mod, xpel headlight/foglight protecters, oem block heater, bfg 265/75R/16 a/t k/o's, cabin air rodent protection screen, rcbs illuminated 4X4 switch mod
  3. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:49 AM
    #3
    macgyver

    macgyver Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Member:
    #21173
    Messages:
    3,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brad
    Canton, GA
    Vehicle:
    '13 Tundra double cab SR5 4x4
    In much agreement with you I am
     
  4. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:52 AM
    #4
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    I'm so pissed off right now
     
  5. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:54 AM
    #5
    macgyver

    macgyver Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Member:
    #21173
    Messages:
    3,607
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brad
    Canton, GA
    Vehicle:
    '13 Tundra double cab SR5 4x4
    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
     
  6. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:56 AM
    #6
    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Member:
    #41911
    Messages:
    3,120
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Cusseta/Opelika AL
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma DC TRD Sport
    Blacked out Badges, Rear Leaf TSB(if that counts as a mod), Bed Mat, WeatherTech's, Bilstein 5100 in the front set to 1.75" K&N Drop in
    KCCO

    [​IMG]

    x100000000000000000000
     
  7. Feb 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM
    #7
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Electrical , door and bathroom hardware
     
  8. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:02 PM
    #8
    4wd Boss

    4wd Boss Shake and Bake

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2012
    Member:
    #70978
    Messages:
    341
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jefferson
    Big D
    Vehicle:
    07 4dr 4x4 V6
    Fog Light Mod
    because its a lot easier to stick your tool in a slot...
     
  9. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:03 PM
    #9
    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Member:
    #39131
    Messages:
    28,804
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Massachusetts
    Vehicle:
    '13 Ford F-150 SCREW
    F-150 Mod
    :laughing:


    OZ, I agree with you on this one. Flat head screws suck!
     
  10. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:04 PM
    #10
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    48,249
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5, 88 SR5 PU, 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    Rather go torx than robertson
     
  11. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:07 PM
    #11
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    They are both good , still like Rob better

    :canada:
     
  12. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:11 PM
    #12
    tostidos

    tostidos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2010
    Member:
    #48149
    Messages:
    4,709
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Apple Valley, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 LT 6spd
    Torx are awesome! they are all over Cessna Citations. try dealing with avi-banks they are a captive fastner that sucks balls!.
     
  13. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:12 PM
    #13
    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2007
    Member:
    #2718
    Messages:
    9,050
    Gender:
    Male
    because if stopped using them then who would support all the chinese companies still making flat screwdrivers?
     
  14. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:13 PM
    #14
    MightyMouse-SCT

    MightyMouse-SCT Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2010
    Member:
    #44862
    Messages:
    15,505
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    O'SIDE CA
    Vehicle:
    MightyMouse-SCT - 2011 LT 4x4 Desert Runner
    Long Travel Total chaos kit, fox shocks, smp fab , dmz sua, glassworks, method wheels.
    Lmfao @ slotted Screwes . Damn Canucks .
     
  15. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:13 PM
    #15
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Gotta love it when you buy a set of driver bits for a cordless drill and there are more slotted bits than Robertson

    WTF
     
  16. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:14 PM
    #16
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    What does Canada have to do with crappy ass slotted screws ?
     
  17. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:16 PM
    #17
    tostidos

    tostidos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2010
    Member:
    #48149
    Messages:
    4,709
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Apple Valley, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 LT 6spd
    They are called flat head or regular here
     
  18. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:17 PM
    #18
    MightyMouse-SCT

    MightyMouse-SCT Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2010
    Member:
    #44862
    Messages:
    15,505
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Gabriel
    O'SIDE CA
    Vehicle:
    MightyMouse-SCT - 2011 LT 4x4 Desert Runner
    Long Travel Total chaos kit, fox shocks, smp fab , dmz sua, glassworks, method wheels.
    Only in America jr . It's called flat head .
     
  19. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:17 PM
    #19
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    They're called Fucking US pieces of shit here
     
  20. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:18 PM
    #20
    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Member:
    #27584
    Messages:
    22,130
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peter North
    British Columbia
    Vehicle:
    Mag Grey 09 Trd Sport DCLB 4x4
    OME 885x , OME shocks and Dakars , Wheelers SuperBumps front and rear , 275/70/17 Hankook ATm , OEM bed mat , Weathertech digifit floor liners , Weathertech in-channel vents , headache rack , Leer 100RCC commercial canopy , TRD bedside decals removed , Devil Horns by Andres , HomerTaco Satoshi
    Most screws have a flat head

    The name is as fucked as the concept
     
To Top