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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 12:27   #1 (permalink)
 
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Yesterday I had a very peculiar screw......

...removed from the front right tyre of my car. Which makes me think, never had nails sticking into the tread but often pick up screws. Why should this be ?

Interesting factlet: puncture repairs seem to be getting faster and faster. From wheel off car to wheel back on took fifteen minutes (i.e. screw removed, tyre deflated, tyre removed, drilled, plugged, tyre back on wheel) which I found most impressive.
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 12:41   #2 (permalink)
 
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When I read the subject line of this thread I was NOT thinking of the type of gadget you're referring to!!!!!!!!
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 13:32   #3 (permalink)

 
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In OFSO's part of the world you find a lot of them on the roadside.
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 13:33   #4 (permalink)
 
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One finds a lot of screws on the side of the road? Oh my!!!!!
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 14:08   #5 (permalink)
 
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True, but they don't stick in your tyres !
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No, not in your tires. But, more often than not, they tend to get stuck in your wallet!!!!
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But they do tire your stick.
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 14:51   #8 (permalink)
 
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They have a tendency to stand on their head, that's probably why OFSO picks them up.
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 14:52   #9 (permalink)
 
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They have a tendency to stand on their head, that's probably why OFSO picks them up.
But enough of OFSO's predilictions . . . .
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 17:07   #10 (permalink)
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He may prefer his own special thread...
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:21   #11 (permalink)

 
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The are of course many types of screws one can pick up off the road -

There's your skinny skankies -

The short fat dumpy ones -

Your average run of the mill -

Your lesbian types -

And of course not forgetting the creme de la cremes! -
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:26   #12 (permalink)
 
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Hey Slasher. Thank you oh so much for the short, and visual, class on the different types of screws. (None of which, however, can be construed as 'peculiar'.)

Having said all that, haven't you left out a certain type of screw?
You know what I mean. C'mon, show us a picture.

You forgot.

A wood screw!!!!!!
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:29   #13 (permalink)
 
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This thread has a lot of twists.
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:30   #14 (permalink)
 
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Screw this thread. I wanna see some pictures!!!!
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:31   #15 (permalink)
 
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Got a nail in one of me'fronts since October. Daren't pull it out incase is goes "pschwwwwww"
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 18:33   #16 (permalink)

 
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You forgot.

A wood screw!!!!!!

Yeh sorry mate I forgot!

The would...er...wood screws -
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 19:48   #17 (permalink)
 
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Not a mention of left hand threads.

We don't talk about them.



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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 20:42   #18 (permalink)
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Sinister . . .
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 21:39   #19 (permalink)
 
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What happened to the grub screws then?
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Old 23rd Feb 2012, 21:54   #20 (permalink)
 
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What happened to the grub screws then?
If they're grub, they go in the mouth. No screw involved, technically, but same result!
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