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By Deadeye
#1192017
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!
By bourbon
#1192024
screw fix, but I bought a trade pack about 10 years ago and I'm still using them. (don't use screws much)
By Jasper42
#1192082
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
By undergroundhunter
#1192146
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
By MrDavidRoberts
#1192207
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.
By Beau
#1192214
Toolstation for most screws but I like the Turbo coach screws From Screwfix for larger outdoor projects.
By Mark A
#1192218
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.
By clanger
#1192287
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.

Chris
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By GrahamF
#1192312
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.
By SteveF
#1192329
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

Steve