#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head
 
  • #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head

#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head

#8 Silicon Bronze Frearson Flat Head wood screws appear similar to the Phillips head but the Frearson has a more pointed 75° V shape. The Frearson tool recess is a perfect cross which minimizes cam out, unlike the Phillips head, which is designed to cam out.

Traditional boatbuilders love these Silicon Bronze wood screws because they have cut threads and the full-bodied diameter shank. Unlike rolled thread screws with their reduced shank--these screws have a shank diameter that is the same size as the outside of the threads. This completely fills the clearance hole normally drilled for the shank thus creating a waterproof seal.

 
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Silicon Bronze is the traditional choice for marine construction. It is corrosion resistant, helps prevent rot around the screw holes when used under water, and is relatively strong. Although stronger than Solid Brass, Silicon Bronze screws are not as strong as Stainless Steel. They require a carefully sized pilot hole to avoid breakage. We recommend drilling twice (once for the root and once for the shank) as well as using fastener lubricant to avoid breakage.

Driver: Frearson
Fastener Type: Wood Screws
Head: Flat Head
MET / STD: Standard
Metal: Silicon Bronze
Type: Screws Bolts
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Jamestown Distributors#8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head
 
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  • Durable (9)
  • Easy to install (6)
  • Great fit (6)
  • Great protection (4)

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      A great product that takes a good patina

      I make custom bronze hardware, and Jamestown had the best product for the best price that could be patina-ed to match the hardware.

      I make custom bronze hardware, and Jamestown had the best product for the best price that could be patina-ed to match the hardware.

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      4.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Michael N.

      from TACOMA, WA

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          Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

          Used in boatbuilding.

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          5.0

          Good product

          By Gary L. Sr.

          from Saint Maries, Idaho

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          • Durable

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              Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

              Good quality, great service...more work for me!

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              5.0

              Good Quality

              By Gary L. Sr.

              from Saint Maries, Idaho

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              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
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                  Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                  As before all of the fasteners I have purchased from these folks have been of good quality.

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                  5.0

                  Good Quality

                  By Gary L. Sr.

                  from Saint Maries, Idaho

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                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Great Fit
                  • Great Protection

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                      Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                      All of the fasteners I have purchased from these folks have been of good quality and the price was somewhat competitive.

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                      5.0

                      Good Product, reasonable price

                      By Gary L. Sr.

                      from Saint Maries, Idaho

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                          Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                          What am I supposed to say about wood screws? They work!

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                          5.0

                          excellent

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                          from SUN CITY, AZ

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                              excellent product

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                              5.0

                              The Frearson head works extremely well

                              By RICHARDB

                              from AUCKLAND, XX

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                                    Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                                    Drill the correct pilot hole

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                                    3.0

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                                    By JERRYL

                                    from BREWSTER, OH

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                                          ok screws

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                                          5.0

                                          Great products, reliable folks!

                                          By JOHNJ

                                          from CHARLESTON, SC

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                                                Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                                                These silicon bronze fasteners are the best in the world (that I've found) for boat building. They drive firmly, set tightly, and last years and years in the harshest marine environments. Much easier to work with than stainless.

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                                                4.0

                                                Jamestown a good source of bronze screws

                                                By Riverman.

                                                from Cape Ann

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                                                      Comments about Jamestown Distributors #8 Silicon Bronze Wood Screws Frearson Flat Head:

                                                      Hard to find good bronze fasteners and finish washers in my area. Jamestown has a good selection of them....I own a wooden boat and imam always on the lookout for the proper screws for my restoration and rebuilding projects

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