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Why do Americans still use slotted screws ?

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

  1. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:15 PM
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    windsor

    windsor Just a guy

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    Why are they still used? All about the $.
     
  2. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:17 PM
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    23Skidoo

    23Skidoo What?

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    I think it's aesthetics.
     
  3. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:18 PM
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    Justus fucks not given

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    we like sticking protruding objects into slots.............................its what we do
     
  4. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:35 PM
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    OZ-T

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

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    Uh wut ?
     
  5. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:38 PM
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    Justus fucks not given

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    loonies..............all aboot the loons
     
  6. Jul 29, 2015 at 8:41 PM
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    Why would you stop making something if a bunch of idiots keep buying more because they keep screwing them up. All about the $
    Every screw that has been replaced or used in new builds in my house is a Robertson screw. They are much easier to install/remove and they don't kill driver bits like Philips or slip like slotted.
     
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  7. Jul 29, 2015 at 9:39 PM
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    OZ-T

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

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    Are you Canadian or something ? You make sense
     
  8. Jul 29, 2015 at 9:42 PM
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    Nope. But I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.
     
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  9. Jul 29, 2015 at 9:43 PM
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    AK Taco

    AK Taco Your opinion? Fuck it.

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    Fuck slotted screws.


    That is all. Carry on
     
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  10. Jul 29, 2015 at 9:59 PM
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    They suck but why are Canadians having so many issues with American screws, use your own screws
     
  11. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:02 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Uhmericuhn goods ship with Uhmericuhn screws
     
  12. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:08 PM
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    :brianr:Don't get goods and make your own shit
     
  13. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:09 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Enter the 20 century
     
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    Because we like slutted screws.

    Edit... Wait you said slotted????
     
  15. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:14 PM
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    We tried once but, we actually did enter the 20th century and made a metric shit ton of slotted screws for everything we export, and everything we keep here is either phillips or Robertson. Can't even find slotted screw drivers anymore. I saw one young kid using a slotted screw driver as a pry bar, poor little bastard didn't know it was an antique screw driver
     
  16. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:15 PM
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    OZ-T

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

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    I used a big slotted driver to hammer my Dakar leafs apart
     
  17. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:16 PM
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    Your welcome for that
     
  18. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:19 PM
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    OZ-T

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

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    Bonus points for using Robertson BTW
     
  19. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:21 PM
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    Fucking slotted screws
     
  20. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:23 PM
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    scocar being weird again....still

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