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I've only seen those on restroom stall doors. Ever since they started using those screws, my ability to add to my collection of restroom stall doors has pretty much stalled out.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
not forgetting hex, (and if you're smart you'll use wira bits for those).
As Griff said, Allen, the correct name for them.
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004
Pozidriv is not just another name, it is a very different head compared to Phillips.
You cannot use a Pozidriv bit on a Phillips head and a Phillips bit on a Pozidriv screw very easily starts stripping.
Sometimes wikipedia is the way to go... List of screw drives - Wikipedia[^]
Simple. "Why would any modern product use a standard screw ... etc?"
No modern product would use a standard screw. Any product using a standard screw is unevolved and neanderthalian. Natural selection, in it's most intelligent up- to-date form, socially darwinistic and all/etc, dictates that the evolution of the mind of the user enables this more informed buyer to make the right decision with respect to PURCHASING the engineered product that is more highly evolved.
Economically, supply and demand takes over in this case.
To do the math with respect to the genetic algorithm that generates the extinction of the standard screwdriver will be left to the high-minded developer who has the knowledge to implement it and test in realtime the actual blip on the radar which signals that event has really passed.
In other words, extinction hasn't happened yet but venture capitalists will make sure that it does.
Unless of course what you mean by "modern" is really some clock on some Roman soldiers villa wall.
you are certifiably 100% lacking the proper tool to disassemble them
Agree with this too. So annoying. I remember wanting to take a old HDD which had crashed apart and I couldn't find a star driver to fit it anywhere.
Look how many screws there are: quite terrible ==> List of screw drives - Wikipedia[^]
Look, if you have ever tried a TRUE Robertson ALL the rest are painful.
Note: Not to be confused with the inferior square heads. What is the difference? The taper which effectively locks the driver in to the screw head. When you think about it is so obviously the best way. Slots, Philips, etc. all chatter to some degree - even Allen keys. Even a cheaply made screw is held tightly because of the fundamental design - a taper.
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