[Noisebridge-discuss] Touch panel hacking

Jonathan Foote jtfoote at ieee.org
Mon Nov 28 13:12:26 PST 2011


Yeah, that's what I meant by "ratchet-like unscrew prevention." Vice
grips can handle those, or use screw extractors.

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Erik Nelson <erik.nels0n99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nah, these are the rounded/curved ones where there's a surface for turning
> the screew one direction, but nothing for the other.
>
> By that I mean these:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_screw_drives#One-way
>
> I've seen in restroom stalls and a "secure door" facing the outside world.
>
> On Nov 28, 2011 12:06 PM, "Jonathan Foote" <jtfoote at ieee.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 8:12 AM, Erik Nelson <erik.nels0n99 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > There are those infernal security screws that won't unscrew with a
>> > screwdriver.. But I really hate those.
>>
>> That's likely because you don't have enough bits.
>> Voila:http://www.sciplus.com/singleItem.cfm/terms/11236
>>
>> The rare ones with the ratchet-like unscrew prevention are easily
>> handled with vise grips or screw extractors.
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