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PostPosted: 10 Dec 2017, 11:40 
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What online emporium has
- good quality
- competitive pricing
- easy to search/navigate
- not a rip off for postage if I buy a few different things
- a good range

I've spent all my busget on tools and now need some consumables!


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Brass screws off Ebay and others from local Screwfix.

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screw fix, but I bought a trade pack about 10 years ago and I'm still using them. (don't use screws much)

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Always used screwfix and only buy when the offers are on but this is getting to be a bit of a long wait lately. Been g looking at toolstation and
Been thinking of trying there next time as the prices look better


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Toolstation TorxFast / ForgeFast

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http://www.screwsline.co.uk
If you want unusual sizes/quantities, it's well worth a phone call.
Have used several times, and will use again.

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The turbo gold from screwfix seem good value to me, if you want cheaper then then goldscrews are ok. I used to buy my brass screws from toolstation I haven't bought any n a while so cant really comment. I would like to find a place to buy steel slotted screws that aren't astronomically expensive.

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It's really simple, If you want good quality screws for decent price go to Toolstation
If you prefer to pay 2-4x more but want a screw which comes in a packaging which says that it's a Super Extra Special Turbo Mega Gold Edition screw ,Cough..It's the same Screw.. Cough.. -Go to SCREWfix , The name says it all about their intentions... You must be really desperate to go to that place.


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Toolstation for most screws but I like the Turbo coach screws From Screwfix for larger outdoor projects.


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screwfix goldscrews. I bought a metal trade box of them when I started out and just replace what I need as and when.


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As I mentioned earlier, Toolstation TorxFast / ForgeFast for most jobs, but for masonry these really are fantastic:

https://www.toolstation.com/search?searchstr=85179 47328 94050

The cheaper gold-coloured ones rust badly in no time at all, but the Fischer don't seem to corrode.

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My preference is to use Spax screws - I normally buy from local builders merchants (as I get staff discount through my wife :D ) - However, I have also bought from IronmongeryDirect.

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What about outdoor screws for L & B gates/doors and hardware? Who uses what? I'm fed up with them rusting away in no time.


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undergroundhunter wrote:
The turbo gold from screwfix seem good value to me, if you want cheaper then then goldscrews are ok. I used to buy my brass screws from toolstation I haven't bought any n a while so cant really comment. I would like to find a place to buy steel slotted screws that aren't astronomically expensive.
Matt

does anyone really use steel slotted anymore?
I wondered if there was a use for the few boxes I have still

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