68909Re: [bolger] Re: slotted screws verses Philips head.
- Oct 22, 2012I agree with the Robertson enthusiasm.
When I married a lovely Canadian girl 37 years ago
I was delighted and amazed to discover
these simple, useful screws.
Even the tiniest brass screws can be installed with confidence,
and the screw clings to the driver,
simplifying work in one-hand-only areas.
And they are manufactured in standardised sizes
and colour-coded (yellow green and red cover sizes 3 to 10),
making it easy to match screws with appropriate drivers.
I assumed these screws would take over the market
in all of North America,
but the USA seems reluctant to adopt them.
They can be ordered through most any Canadian woodworking outlet.
If you haven't tried them you're in for a treat.
Just be sure to order the drivers or bits as well
or you'll have great screws and no way to use them!
"We can easily forgive a child
who is afraid of the dark;
the real tragedy of life
is when men are afraid of the light."
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