On 4/18/2017 4:12 PM, Kirk Eppler wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 7:18 AM, Bob <mailto:bob099@c...>> wrote:
> Something I have been wondering about. What is the correct name
> for the type of screwdriver that uses a split collet to hold a
> screwdriver shaft that has wings to prevent it from turning?
> I have a 1965 Hardware distributor catalog (Baker & Hamilton, of
> Stiletto fame) which referred to it as"
> Sets Seven in One
> 8 piece combination tool set in a pilfer proof plastic roll kit. Set
> consists of one each of the following:
> Point #2 Recessed Blade
> Tack Puller
> Mechanic 1/4 inch blade
> Electrician 3/16" blade
> Cabinet 1/8: blad
> Scratch Awl Blade
> Wood chisel 1/2" cut
> Unbreakable (yeah right) amber handle with heavy aluminum chuck
> $1.40 / set
> So basically they didn't give it a real name.
> Similar for a 4-in-1 set, " sure grip plastic handle, aluminum chuck"
> and a 6 piece hammer set, "Sure-Grip plastic handle, strong
> chuck"..... Both by Fuller
> Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA, coming up for air between document
Amazing that something so common at one time didn't have a name.