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Old 04-17-2019, 10:45 PM   #11
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:57 AM   #12
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Screws with a square drive head are not Phillips anywhere in the world.


Try Robertson



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#10-32*3/4 Inch Blue Zinc Plating Pan Head Phillips Machine Screw.
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Old 04-18-2019, 01:08 AM   #13
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#10-32*3/4 Inch Blue Zinc Plating Pan Head Phillips Machine Screw.
That looks like a #3 Phillips.
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Old 04-18-2019, 01:15 AM   #14
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That looks like a #3 Phillips.
I use a 3" Robertson bit in my impact, fits those heads perfectly and won't chatter like a Phillips can.
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Old 04-18-2019, 01:23 AM   #15
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I use a 3" Robertson bit in my impact, fits those heads perfectly and won't chatter like a Phillips can.
Nice! I'll have to take a look at HD for one.
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some history about Robertson square socket screws - Robertson, a Canadian, tried to sell his product to Henry Ford - Ford recognised what a great idea it was, but didn't want to pay Robertson's price, so he produced his own - a law suit evolved, Ford lost, and Robertson refused to sell his product in the US - after Robertson passed away, the company continued with the ban against US sales - it's only recently that the product has been available in the US
I've used Robertson screws since the early eighties here in the states. Not sure what recently is but I've used them for close to 40 years.
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I've used Robertson screws since the early eighties here in the states. Not sure what recently is but I've used them for close to 40 years.
what year was the model 'A' produced? - 1910 +/- - that was the time of the dispute between Robertson and Henry Ford and when Robertson vowed to never sell his screw technology in the US - it's not until recently, maybe the early 80s, that the new owner/managers started selling them in the US -lol
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I'll throw this wrench in the gears. DeWalt calls it a Robertson drive, Milwaukee just calls it the Shockwave square drive bit. I used it on the panhead Phillips screws.


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I'll throw this wrench in the gears. DeWalt calls it a Robertson drive, Milwaukee just calls it the Shockwave square drive bit. I used it on the panhead Phillips screws.


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like the refrigerators that were made popular by Frigidaire, were called 'fridges', ( now refrigerators are called fridges no matter what brand they are ) - square socket screws will be called Robertson no matter who chooses another name for them - those Panhead screws are quite handy
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like the refrigerators that were made popular by Frigidaire, were called 'fridges', ( now refrigerators are called fridges no matter what brand they are ) - square socket screws will be called Robertson no matter who chooses another name for them - those Panhead screws are quite handy
I mostly love the fact that most threads on this site wind up being about something completely different by the end of the 2nd page from where they started.
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