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Re: Pozi-drive and the Snap-On Man

Subject: Re: Pozi-drive and the Snap-On Man
From: (Linden Thomson)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 10:07:55 +1000
> From Sun Nov 10 11:02:08 1996
> PK (Parker-Kaline) I think...its hard to read on the shaft
> Looks like a Phillips screwdriver, but it seems that two of the opposing
> drives edges are shorter. Never have found a matching screw, well may have
> run into them and merely yelled at myself for buggering up the screw head. It
> was one of my dad's tools, and may have come from the aircraft industry.
> Anybody ever hear of a PK screw ?
> Not too well fastened myself
>            Nick in Nor Cal

Almost certainly from the aircraft industry.  One of my uncles was an
airframe fitter with the RAAF in New Guinea during WWII.  Aircraft involved
were mainly P40s (aka Kittyhawks).  He always refers to Phillips screws
as PK screws.

Got the odd screw loose myself.

Lin Thomson

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