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Old 09-29-2006, 06:26 PM   #1
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Default kick *** screw drivers

I picked these up on the cheap to supplement my aging craftsmen set. The hex head on these drivers kicks ***. Makes busting loose tight screws a piece of cake.
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Old 09-29-2006, 07:13 PM   #2
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not a bad idea, i think i would end up stripping the heads with that amount of force
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Old 09-29-2006, 07:19 PM   #3
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actually it works the opposite- allows force directly down, keeping the tip in the screw head, and keeping the driver straight up and down, while allowing the other hand to twist. Used one last night to remove the screws on the rx diff housing.
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I have ones with the hex head below the handle instead of on top. I like the top position like your's better. If you used a ratchet you could keep all the pressure down. It is an awsome addition to the tool box.
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Old 09-29-2006, 08:22 PM   #5
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when all else fails use this:

http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/000723.php
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you use an impact on screws?
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you use an impact on screws?
Sure...sometimes you need to...Like when you have to get that rusted countersunk screw out of the center of a brake rotor. I've used the impact screw drivers and they work pretty good.
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you almost have to use them to take the brass screws off honda rotors.
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that tool has saved me alot of pain on many occasions.
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yep- IMO it's just another step in the evolution of screw removal
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Yes, impact screw drivers are FTW always! Helped me get a stubborn screw out of the RX-7 LSD I rebuilt recently.
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nice drivers.

ditto on the impact drive on the honda rotors.
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ok i guess i've never had a screw give me that much trouble.
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Old 09-30-2006, 09:34 AM   #14
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that's how they got their name
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