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Old 08-11-2018, 05:19 PM   #41
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That's the wiggly, I use it all the time, it's not in the shortest short list but used all the time.

It must be like the hula hoop, some people pick it up and there's no issue, others it looks like a monkey ****ing a football.

It is much, much faster than a regular screwdriver when you don't need a lot of torgue. It's a lot easier on your wrist too, you're not twisting the handle, you're just moving the handle in a little circle.

I wouldn't try to start and drive screws in wood with it. Screws in boxes etc. it's perfect.
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Old 08-11-2018, 06:33 PM   #42
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I've never used a twirly screwdriver in my life, and probably never will. I just don't see the point. My kraut magic Wera drivers work great on plate screws, and thankfully I am not plating very much anymore.
X2........little spin on the shaft between thumb and forefinger and done...no need for another tool
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X2........little spin on the shaft between thumb and forefinger and done...no need for another tool
Can you drive a cover plate screw in a plastic box with two fingers on the shaft? If so my compliments, if not, buy yourself a wiggly driver!
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Its the 21st century, who still uses screws in wall plates! Lol

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The Milwaukee 2.4volt driver is lord God king of those little drivers and they are still available for those not wanting enough torque to strip out screws and crack plates..

Yep, the best thing for trim out. I don't see the 2.4V version I have on Milwuakee's site; the latest seems to be 4V.
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Yep, the best thing for trim out. I don't see the 2.4V version I have on Milwuakee's site; the latest seems to be 4V.
The voltage difference must be due to the new battery they are using, the driver looks the same.
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How long are those plate screws y'all are using? Except for the long ones that come with blanks, I'm gonna have it in quicker than I can reach for another tool.

Round shank screwdriver so I can spin with fingers and only use handle for support
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Can you drive a cover plate screw in a plastic box with two fingers on the shaft? If so my compliments, if not, buy yourself a wiggly driver!
Fair enough, I don't normally encounter plastic boxes. I do carry one of these though....only 12ft-lbs of torque so no fear of stripping much. Generally use it for the device screws.

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