Tamper-resistant sheet metal screws (Pin type)

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Torx are far less common than hex in the market currently. Choose that for your project and take advantage of the better drive characteristics of the Torx heads. Torx drive surpasses even square drive construction screws on commercial jobs. Try them yourself with an impact driver and be convinced. I don't know if they are in the market yet, but if you can find screws that take a Torx socket (female) there just isn't anybody carrying anything like that around in their pocket. Bolts in that pattern are showing up in automotive. Good luck.
Joe
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In stock at most Ace Hardware stores, in my experience.
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What is your application? What are you trying to do?
The "drilled torx" or drilled hex screws will make it obvious that you don't want others to dissemble your device. How effective is this? No way to know, from here.
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You could use 5 point torx plus security screws and bits. That's if you can find someone to sell them to you.....Paul
http://www.oemhardware.ca/tamperproof.htm
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Phil Again wrote:

Just about any sheet metal screw can become "tamper proof" if you fill the screwdriver insertion area with a dollop of epoxy.
Then, to remove the screw, you drill a small hole, insert a screw-extractor, and wind it out. You could probably even re-use the screw with another portion of epoxy.
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