Small Torx (Was: What is a safe way to clean corrosion?
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Tue Jul 22 15:44:25 CDT 2008
On Tuesday 22 July 2008 15:47, Paul Koning wrote:
> >>>>> "Roy" == Roy J Tellason <rtellason at verizon.net> writes:
> Roy> On Tuesday 22 July 2008 15:21, Fred Cisin wrote:
> >> Take a look at:
> >> http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=97517
> >> They don't go down to the truly TINY sizes. Those are NOT 1/4"
> >> drive.
> Roy> What are they, then? That's the sort of bit that I acquired
> Roy> most recently, and I can either use them with my Snap-On SSDM41
> Roy> (magnetic handle) or with a 1/4" nut driver if I don't mind the
> Roy> bit falling out all the time.
> It says "5/32 shank". Bizarre.
I must have missed it, there's a headache out there on the fringes of my head
that won't completely leave...
> There are some unusual bits in there. Triwing, for one. 5 pointed
> star -- haven't seen that before.
Yes, that's why I considered maybe at least looking at that.
> I recently ordered a security bits set from Harbor Freight. Stuff
> like torx with a hole in the middle... nice to have.
I know, I need to get some of those too. One place I recall using them was
for an IBM external floppy drive enclosure -- though they used standard
philips-head screws in some of the holes. I got them out finally and
threw 'em out. :-) It'd be nice to be able to deal with them easily though.
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