48216RE: [bolger] Re: psychology of boatbuilding
- Feb 9, 2006Has anyone stripped Robertson square drive screws as often as me? I switched
to Torx ("star drive") and I am now a happy camper.
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Subject: [bolger] Re: psychology of boatbuilding
--- In email@example.com, "dnjost" <davidjost@...> wrote:
> My daughter is my boatbuilding partner. She is now 11 years old and
> learned the difference between a phillips head and a flat head
> screwdriver by assisting with the Micro. This is essential when you
> are hanging upside down and inside out under the cockpit deck of the
> Micro you are building.
With all due respect David, I think it is about time your daughter
learned "the facts of life". Put away those silly flat and phillips
screwdrivers and instead get her a set of "Robbies".
I believe they are called "square head" screws in the States and often
advertised through McFeely's. With a robbie you can drive a screw into
the ceiling, or at an angle, using one hand. Try that with those other
old fashioned kind:-) Also work perfectly when using a cordless drill.
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