I notice Screwfix are discounting some of their decking screws. I go through
quite a lot of decking screws but normally use 4.5 thick. The discounted
are only 4 thick and I just wonder if they are up to the job or not. I
normally use 32mm thick deck boards, and even with the 4.5 thick ones I've
seen them snap on the odd occasion usually if you need to take them out.
Anybody using the 4 thick versions care to comment.
I've always used the Wickes No 8 x 3" http://www.wickes.co.uk/invt/156660
which I guess are 4mm? And look exactly like the Screwfix ones!
I use 28mm boards.
Never had a problem. Impact driver, no pilot hole. As you say, the odd one
snaps when you remove it, but I find that rare.
I guess the Screwfix ones are marginally cheaper than Wickes, but its not a
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