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Forum topic by buck_cpa posted 02-24-2015 04:40 PM 868 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-24-2015 04:40 PM

Topic tags/keywords: wood screws

Anyone have experience with these:

I’m looking for a good online value on square drive wood screws. The hardware store is not exactly close to me – and I want a good value… not the best screw ever invented that costs $5/screw… just something that won’t strip out and can provide sufficient clamping pressure until the glue dries.

Thanks team.


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#1 posted 02-24-2015 09:59 PM

They look like they should do the job ok. With any wood screw, you need to drill a pilot hole and apply a lubricant to the threads. Even the cheapest screw will hold as long as the above mentioned steps are observed.

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#2 posted 02-24-2015 10:12 PM

Should be OK.
I order all my screws from McFeeleys

But for woodworking stuff I just get the black oxide, not the yellow zinc (~close to the same price regardless)

I started with a ‘combo pack’ then got more/extra of the common sizes I use.

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#3 posted 02-24-2015 10:23 PM

+1 for McFeeley’s and for the black oxide.

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