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i need to do some screwing this afternoon is all
screwfix direct ftw!
I always wanted Dizzee Rascle to do a screwfix advert as he keeps sayin stuff about Screw Face on his first album and I reckon he could write some more tool based DIY lyrics to go with it.
never gonna use them.
BECAUSE IT IS SOUND LIKE TERMINATOR
and when I get paroled, I'm going to tell the world what I've heard!!
Timco or Spax are best.
-Always drill a pilot hole and countersink the heads.
I’d go with the Spax, if you have a torx head driver as the there’s less of a chance that the cavity will burr under rotation and, you’ve also got the added advantage of a serrated cutting tip on the first few tangs. The only disadvantage with Spax is that they choose to label products metrically (3.5 x 60 for 2” 6’s etc...) So confusion can easily arise.
-I could impart a hilarious story about ordering screws from my local ironmongers but, the chances are you wouldn’t have the foggiest what I was talking about.
Plus, you’d have had to have been there to get the full impact.
Timco, thankfully are now, again, a good all round screw.
Buying out the struggling TQ brand during Thatcher’s systematic decimation of British Industry seemed like a good idea to some.
In the early 90’s they shifted production to the ‘Far East’ and as a result quality suffered: cheap alloys / poor casting etc. But they seem to have bucked up their ideas and got their act together.
…I still wouldn’t trust anything over 4” under 12’s. (10’s at a push with light grade soft)
Unfortunately Spax don’t as yet market a brass fixing.
As we all know, Acid in a wide variety of indigenous and sub tropical hardwoods can eat through zinc plating like a maggot on pills, so if you’re working with close grained hardwood Timco are you’re best bet.