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I've been using these little pan head screws for years. Doesn't matter what boot I choose the 20 year old sorels or hunting boots (pictured). Even walking on ice all day, the landing, in and out of the portable they're still reusable but I have about a thousand of em . One size fits all. ;)

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I've done that in the past but it makes it tough to go into many businesses, walk into a finished floor of any kind etc so I now have slip on cleats.( Strange way to phrase them come to think of it).

 

I even put screws like that into the tires of my RZR tire tread and it worked great for driving on the ice. 

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Just now, PurpleFloyd said:

I've done that in the past but it makes it tough to go into many businesses, walk into a finished floor of any kind etc so I now have slip on cleats.( Strange way to phrase them come to think of it).

 

I even put screws like that into the tires of my RZR tire tread and it worked great for driving on the ice. 

 

 

That's why I have two pairs...."regular" and studded. :grin:

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I take the hex head 5/16 sheet metal screws that are 1/2 inch long and screw them in the lugs of my 4 wheeler. I put about 70 in each tire and can push snow a lot better. And on the lake no sliding around. And I very seldom lose one. I only use the 4 wheeler in the winter so never take them out.

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12 minutes ago, StephenRamon said:

Great!!

 

StephenRamon, Welcome to the forum. Which did you think was Great? Putting the screws in boots or ATV tires?  :confused:

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I looked everywhere for the screws in the first post and nobody knew what I was talking about till I went to Ace, where I should have gone first. They are actually considered a sheetrock screw! I can't see any use for them with sheetrock but I was told it was because of the coating on them. I have a beat up old trailer house at hunting camp and they are perfect for putting warped metal siding back together and super sharp like a self piercing screw. Sometimes they are called gutter screws too. The hex ones do work great for boots and four wheeler tires.  

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I think you, or the person at Ace, meant "Sheet metal". That's what they're used for....sheet metal and HVAC work. They have a self-tapping thread. Look on your furnace where the sheet-metal ducting is fastened...bingo!   Also called "sheet metal screws".  Hope they work for ya!  ;)

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Actually the guy at ace was pretty close. These little guys are for framing steel studs before sheetrocking,  but yes they also could be for sheet metal work even though they are black . But your right hawg sharp and go in fast. 

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