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Nuts Don't Fly

Advantages: Can tighten and loosen them relatively easily and quickly, without spanner or any other tool.
Disadvantages: Bigger than ordinary nuts, so may not be suitable for tight spaces.

Wing nuts have angel-like wings at the top so that they can be tightened or loosened with your fingers rather than using a tool like a spanner. Usually this makes the job quicker and easier. Some people call them butterfly wing nuts. The wings take up m ...

DavidCoulthard 06.02.2013 · Read full review
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All About Hex Bolts

Advantages: Widely available
Disadvantages: None in my view

Review of Hex Bolts What They Are Hex bolts are a form of fixing used for fastening together numerous types of material such as metal or wood or can be fastened into pre-tapped holes. They are widely used in engineering and building projects. The ...

brittle1906 27.07.2014 · Read full review
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Caged nuts.

Advantages: Can save time and effort. Help in cramped areas or where panels can't be removed.
Disadvantages: Easily damaged if rusty. Not something you would have lying around.

...I have been looking through the products without reviews and came across cage nuts. Unbelievalby you can get two pence per review for something i doubt anybody on this site would really use. The only use i have ever had for cage nuts is fitting them or ...

mcfcdave12 07.08.2013 · Read full review
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True Love is all about Roofing Felt and Clout Nails

Advantages: Clout nails are string and sharp
Disadvantages: Nothing major

Many homeowners pop into their local DIY store to buy a pack of nails but few people ever give a thought to the origins of nails, bolts and screws. In all fairness some readers may think that the humble nail is hardly worthy of a mention, but the early t ...

Pam222 30.11.2013 · Read full review
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