Screwdriver ferrule repair recomendation please

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Forum topic by Combo Prof posted 02-20-2016 07:50 PM 571 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Combo Prof

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02-20-2016 07:50 PM

I have a nice Stanley type screwdriver that I like but the ferrule keeps falling off. What is the preferred method of making it stay in place?

-- Don K, (Holland, Michigan)

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#1 posted 02-20-2016 07:54 PM

Epoxy or replace the handle.


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#2 posted 02-20-2016 09:47 PM

Well if it isn’t too lose, you might try spraying the wood that goes into the ferrule with hair spray. That is the trick to keep LN handles in the sockets of their chisels. I can’t see why it wouldn’t work here also.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 02-20-2016 09:51 PM

I was going to lead with the three ideas I had: (1) Epoxy, (2) hair spray, (3) ping with a nail set; but I did not want to stack the deck. Thanks for the replies. I’ll first try hair spray if have any, and then epoxy. Should do, eh!

-- Don K, (Holland, Michigan)

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