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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 9:59 PM
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    They suck but why are Canadians having so many issues with American screws, use your own screws
     
  2. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:02 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] thats what it is to be the Unbannable ....

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    Uhmericuhn goods ship with Uhmericuhn screws
     
  3. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:08 PM
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    :brianr:Don't get goods and make your own shit
     
  4. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:09 PM
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    Enter the 20 century
     
  5. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:09 PM
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    Because we like slutted screws.

    Edit... Wait you said slotted????
     
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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
     
  7. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:15 PM
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    I used a big slotted driver to hammer my Dakar leafs apart
     
  8. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:16 PM
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    Your welcome for that
     
  9. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:19 PM
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    Bonus points for using Robertson BTW
     
  10. Jul 29, 2015 at 10:21 PM
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    Fucking slotted screws
     
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    Tres bien
     
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    Tabernac cigarette mon ami
     
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    I have had a lot of good experiences with torx screws lately. Very hard to find Robertson screws in colours to blend in with the wood. This is in Maryland so your results may be different.
     
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