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Old 10-01-2013, 06:51 PM   #15
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In a word... Yep

But don't expect to use a worn out Reed & Prince driver on a beat up Phillips screw head. I always try to use only #2 Square Drive s.s. screws throughout my FGRV's.

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Old 10-01-2013, 07:01 PM   #16
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I use square drive wood screws, typically 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 " with some typical white window caulk (brand?) on the threads. You can get them out but they don't backout by themselves.

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Old 10-01-2013, 07:37 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Brian B-P View Post
To the people who have used various adhesives: can you still remove these screws when you need to?
Using the E6000 yes I can still remove the screws.
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Old 10-01-2013, 11:13 PM   #18
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Thanks to the adhesive users (Bob, Norm, Byron) ... it would be bad to have accidentally permanent screws, and if anyone were intentionally creating them it would be important to know that.

Personally, if I were using a thread adhesive, I would use only Robertson (square drive) or Torx screws ... no Phillips!

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