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Posted on Broken brass screws. Aaaargghhh!!!!!!!

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AaronK

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#1 posted 07-27-2010 02:58 AM

I installed hinges for the first time on my last project – beautiful extruded hinges and of course the screws were utter crap. I’d been forwarned of that, though, and took precautions:

1. drill the holes correctly
2. wax the threads
3. hand drive them slowly

and they worked totally fine – didn’t even need to pretap. your screws might be worse than mine, but i doubt it!

anyway, plenty of advice here on how to get the problems out… just take it really easy on those screws :-)


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