----- Original Message ----- From: "William Levak" <wlevak@SDF.ORG> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 12:02 PM Subject: Re: Interesting programming description for bank selection > Torx screws were originally called Bristol screws. Bristol was an > instrument manufacturer and they used them in their equipment. I remember > their strip chart recorders in the 1970s where they were used. You needed > to get those strange little "Allen-like" wrenches in order to make > adjustments. They were also called spline screws. Umm, no, Bristol screws may look similar but are quite different from Torx, and not interchangeable at all (they also come in 4-spline versions BTW); strictly speaking, Spline screws are something else again: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_screw_drives Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-04-25 19:00:45
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