LV plane screwdriver review

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Post by toobyefore » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:39 am

Should anyone be gagging for 400 words on same, look no further...

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Post by engineerone » Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:54 am

more and more poetic alf,
but how is the tool ;D

nice one


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Post by mrgrimsdale » Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:24 am

Er, what's wrong with using a big screwdriver?

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Post by thatsnotafestool » Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:37 am

mrgrimsdale wrote:Er, what's wrong with using a big screwdriver?
There's nothing like a tool that fits comfortably in your hand :)
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Post by engineerone » Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:59 am

wot for stirring the tea ;D

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Post by thatsnotafestool » Fri Sep 12, 2008 4:14 pm

engineerone wrote:wot for stirring the tea ;D

paul ;)
Remind me not to have tea with you :)
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Post by jfc » Fri Sep 12, 2008 5:16 pm

Whats wrong with using the cap iron ;D




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Post by mrgrimsdale » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:03 pm

ooh Jason thats a bit norty ;D ;D

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Post by lynx » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:26 pm

Whats wrong with using the cap iron ;D
Thats how i started before i could afford the screwdriver
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Post by engineerone » Fri Sep 12, 2008 6:27 pm

yours is so small then jason ;D


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Post by thatsnotafestool » Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:06 pm

engineerone wrote:yours is so small then jason ;D


paul ;)
Small and maybe a bit too soft ;)
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Post by thebloke » Mon Oct 20, 2008 8:37 pm

mrgrimsdale wrote:Er, what's wrong with using a big screwdriver?
For once, I'm in total agreement with Mr Grim. A daft tool 'invented' when it didn't need to be invented...what the hell did they do in the 18th cent on all the woody plane irons?
LN will be doing something similar soon ;) ;D, just watch - Rob

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Post by mrgrimsdale » Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:16 pm

thebloke wrote:
mrgrimsdale wrote:Er, what's wrong with using a big screwdriver?
For once, I'm in total agreement with Mr Grim.
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Hmm, this seems to happening a lot lately. It's a bit worrying. Time for some new opinions perhaps; can't have everybody agreeing with me!

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Post by modernist » Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:31 pm

What a waste of space - from a company that knocks out some cracking kit. I hope they'venot run out of ideas - I havn't got around to the skew rebates yet.

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Post by mrgrimsdale » Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:04 pm

This screwdriver is interesting as a design solution to the problem; yer big screwdriver gets mislaid so you end up undoing the cap iron with something inappropriate.
Their solution is a purpose made screwdriver. But being small, it is even more likely to get lost than the original big screwdriver. Also it is specialised, which means limited use. No good for other sorts of big screws, levering lids off paint tins, poking the fire etc. I give it 1 out of 10 as a solution. It has some value in that at least it is another screwdriver, so might come in handy for it's intended purpose, if you haven't already lost it.
A better solution would be simply to buy another big screwdriver - or several for that matter, for less than the cost of the LN one!

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Post by lordnibbo » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:24 am

Why didn't they make it to use as the front knob on the plane? you would never lose it then. I think it would be easy to drill it out and cut a thread without damaging the tangs that act as the screw driver.

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Post by jfc » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:39 am

yer big screwdriver gets mislaid so you end up undoing the cap iron with something inappropriate.

You lot want to tidy up after yourselves , then you wont lose things . :o ;D ;D ;D

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Post by daves » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:30 pm

jfc wrote: You lot want to tidy up after yourselves , then you wont lose things . :o ;D ;D ;D
Or so you've heard.... ;D

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Post by ivan » Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:03 pm

They used to be available, drawn in "Ellis" 1900-ish book as very short London patern. I made one from an old flat bit (somone else did a saw splitnut one) as a 10mm scredriver doees not fit the slot very well, is too long, and not being hollow ground often slips out. A 1/2" hex bit fits nicely but has a 5/16 drive and no one makes driver handles of this size. 60p, but a bit (ha!ha!) short for fitting a handle.

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Post by missguided » Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:56 am

The thin end of the lever cap isn't just the same width as the slot in the cap iron screw by accident you know! ;D
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Post by toobyefore » Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:51 am

Ending up with a lever cap with a chunk out of the edge is also an option, yes.

Must say, chaps, your level of innuendo on this subject was pathetic. I got considerably more entertainment from the reactions of a group of ladies who should, theoretically, know better...

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