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Do you prefer phillips or hex (allen) hardware?

  • Phillps

    Votes: 8 15.4%
  • Hex (allen)

    Votes: 44 84.6%

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Hex

You probably don't need to adjust your holster every day and most people that tinker with guns already have a set of hex, so avaliblity is not a problem.
Long term I feel hex is less likely to strip out and loose its finish.
 

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Chose hex, but would prefer Torx. Just cause it would look cooler and be even less likely to strip out. Phillips is good for drywall and that's about it.
 

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Hex is just dandy. No reason NOT to have a hex driver around, even if you supply it with the holster and the idiot loses it.

Phillips screws tend to cam-out, mainly when they are tightened or loosened improperly; unfortunately, this happens all too frequently.

(You should see some of the (hundreds) of dorked Phillips screws I have removed from turbine powered aircraft, where mechanics are "supposed" to know what they are doing.)

Hex, Baby !!! :thumbsup:
 

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I much prefer hex, I feel they last much longer and are easier to deal with overall. I rarely strip out hex screws, when I do, it is usually just the outside edge using an Allen wrench.
 

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Would mostly prefer a HEX screw. I tend to strip out Phillips screws (Color me KLUTZ)
 

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Hex is way better. Phillips are always easy to damage.
 

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would offering both at point-of-order be too much of a hassle? Do you think another (possibly) confusing step in the ordering process would hurt business?

I know I would prefer hex, for all the reasons given. I also suspect more of the posters here, including myselg, are dedicated gun folks, at least with some modicum of mechanical ability and the tools to match.

However; there will invariably be the single women and non-mechanical men who will prefer the ease of Philips. ...and I don't actually stripping out a Philips on a holster. slightly boogering up maybe, but not actually stripping.

in all the holsters I've bought they've been Philipsl, so you're going against the grain with a hex, but maybe that's a good thing.

tough call for me honestly to give advice on this. Hence my suggestion to offer both. ...but I can totally see the spongebob generation being scared off by such a time consuming and difficult decision.... :rolleyes: - good luck.
 

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Definitely hex.

The only thing as bad as cammed out Phillips screws are the worn out Phillips screwdrivers I see in every toolbox (yes, even mine)

Torx or even square drive would work as well.
 

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Neither

A good leather holster has no need for hardware.
 
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