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JollyRoger 01-16-2011 03:14 PM

Use drill as screwdriver
 
Hi there,

I have an older model Bosch drill without a torque converter, but would like to drive in some screws. Is there an attachment out there that would allow me to do this (I'm assuming you should have a torque converter to drive in screws)?

Thanks!

jbfan 01-16-2011 05:57 PM

Not really.
What size screws are you talking about?
Once you drive a few, you get the feel for it.

Thurman 01-19-2011 06:25 PM

What type head on the screws? Phillips, slotted, torx, Robison, etc.? IF slotted, forget it, you'll be chasing the screw driver bit all over. Using the proper driver bit, you will find that you will learn how it do this, and quick.

Tom Struble 01-19-2011 06:57 PM

the drill does have variable speed?

collett 01-20-2011 11:42 PM

Driving screws with drill
 
Try it ... start off slow ... should be fine, if not, you will know pretty quickely :)

DrHicks 01-20-2011 11:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JollyRoger (Post 571581)
Hi there,

I have an older model Bosch drill without a torque converter, but would like to drive in some screws. Is there an attachment out there that would allow me to do this (I'm assuming you should have a torque converter to drive in screws)?

Thanks!

If it's Variable Speed it'll work fine. You just need to get the feel of it.

If it's a simple On/Off trigger, you're going to have a hard time making it work.

RetiredLE 01-23-2011 07:56 PM

I have a variable speed drill I use regularly as a power screw driver. As others here have already said, once you get the feel of it it works like a charm.

DangerMouse 01-27-2011 08:36 AM

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RetiredLE 01-28-2011 08:56 AM

Re Spammers
 
Sorry. Got PO'd and reacted without thinking.

DangerMouse 01-28-2011 09:08 AM

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DM


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