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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

5180 posts in 1997 days

#1 posted 02-14-2013 11:28 PM

I like the solid brass hinges but the brass screws are not good and anyway you look at it brass is soft…
I now discard the brass screws and use #4 steel brass-plated flat head screws with a square drive instead of a philips head…

I use the vix bit all the time and it is great. I have also used the screw extractors that drill around the hole but have fortunately not had that problem in a long time.

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