Comic 10 - Hexalobular

Mar 16, 2017
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Comic Transcript:

The Ferret's Guide to Screw Heads

Slot a.k.a. flat-blade--“Ow! My screwdriver slipped!”
Phillips (1933) a.k.a. self-centering--“Dang it! I stripped the screw head”
Robertson (1908) a.k.a. square or Scrulox--“This is a #00 and I need a #0”
Allen Key (1910) a.k.a. thing that comes with Ikea kits--“It has its own ISO spec? (2936:2001)”
Torx (1967) a.k.a. star, hexalobular internal, 6lobe--“Hand me that T15 for my Mac Classic”
Pentalobe (2009) a.k.a. screw-you-hobbyists bit--“No, you can’t take apart your iPhone”
Pig Nose a.k.a. spanner, Snake-Eyes, twin hole--“Are golf shoe spikes metric or English?”
Horse Bit (2032) a.k.a. U.S. farm equipment screw“--Not pony screw-I need donkey screw”
Saturn (2054) “I wish Jupiter had prominenent rings so we could call this a Screwpiter.”
Restraining Bolt (8691 BBY) a.k.a. Asimov’s fourth law screw--“Quick, hand me my hyper-pentalobepignose driver to stop that rogue droid!”

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Author Notes:

Gary Robson 17th Mar 2017, 6:49 PM edit delete
Gary Robson
This comic is now the canonical reference to the date of the invention of the restraining bolt in the Star Wars universe

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David Neff 19th Jun 2017, 7:33 PM edit delete reply
I love this one, so true!
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