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Old 12-31-2017, 03:56 AM   #21
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Was at home depot and noticed grk was making shorter screws in the t25 head. As well as a small lag type screw with the t25 .........at least some companies are figuring it out
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:23 AM   #22
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Add 'Spider' bits to this list. Those are used to drive HeadLok screws. Argh!
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For me, it is not as much of an issue. We end up losing all of the bits anyways.

That is the real issue. I have proposed that the guys just throw away the previous bit when they change out bits. That way at least I wont spend any time searching for it, only to come up empty.
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Old 12-31-2017, 03:13 PM   #24
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Add 'Spider' bits to this list. Those are used to drive HeadLok screws. Argh!
One of the company reps told me that they designed that lag so that any bit can be used. Philips or square blah blah blah..........so I thought kinda makes sense. Like the socket drivers that can fit multiple styles of bolt heads.

So after I broke the spider bit. I thought oh right most bits should work. Philips........nope........square.......nope...... .t25........f'n liar!
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I hate those multi-bit screw heads!!! Supposed to work for flat head, square head and Phillips head screw drivers. Kinda works for all but not really works very good for any of them!!
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For me, it is not as much of an issue. We end up losing all of the bits anyways.

That is the real issue. I have proposed that the guys just throw away the previous bit when they change out bits. That way at least I wont spend any time searching for it, only to come up empty.
One for one. You bring me back a bit, busted or otherwise, you get a fresh one. Otherwise, you come up with the bits.

See how that flies.
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For me, it is not as much of an issue. We end up losing all of the bits anyways.

That is the real issue. I have proposed that the guys just throw away the previous bit when they change out bits. That way at least I wont spend any time searching for it, only to come up empty.
Boy that sounds familiar. I'm gonna have to suggest that method to my guys...

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I forgot about those stupid spider bits! I bought some of the ledger locks or some similar screw and had a few left over I wanted to use for a quick gate repair. I couldn't find that stupid bit anywhere and they didn't even sell them at HD so I had to buy something different.
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I forgot about those stupid spider bits! I bought some of the ledger locks or some similar screw and had a few left over I wanted to use for a quick gate repair. I couldn't find that stupid bit anywhere and they didn't even sell them at HD so I had to buy something different.
So you're going to be a repeat customer of spider screws then since it's so easy to deal with?

I'm not a big fan or grk but maybe I am about to since the made most of their screws in T25s
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Amen, amen. I'm glad I'm not the only one. I now keep an extra drill or two "bitted up" just because of this [email protected]
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Why I keep my most used bits in their own slide/extension and I keep a couple free so if I need a random bit I don’t use often I don’t have to take them out and try to remember where I set them. Cost maybe $20 in slides but it’s worth it.
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Why I keep my most used bits in their own slide/extension and I keep a couple free so if I need a random bit I don’t use often I don’t have to take them out and try to remember where I set them. Cost maybe $20 in slides but it’s worth it.
Great idea. Bit how do you know your grabbing the t20 slide or the t25 slide? Or the t15 slide?.........oh what is the a t30 screw? Ugh!
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I keep a t-25 in the bit holder on the impact. My go to bits are Phillips 2, t-25 flat head and Robertson 2 so I know I’m not grabbing a t-20 or 15 or 27 or 30 because I don’t keep those ready. I keep those sizes in my bit case or in case of trim screws in the trim screw case.

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