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If you are replacing an existing fixture, the answer is likely no. What it sounds like you are describing is a thread cutting screw: or: These tend to be included with mounting hardware to make it easier to screw them into unthreaded holes in plastic or fiberglass electrical boxes. Unless you are using a new electrical box without threaded holes for ...
Ratchets can be rather bulky as you've found. Combined with a deep socket in the wrong place, you aren't going to remove the fastener. Using a shallow socket and and proper length extension moves the ratchet out of the way to where it belongs. Straight Drive Extension Wobble Drive Extension The wobble drive allows for some misalignment between what the ...
Assuming you are okay with the nut falling once removed, you could try an offset ratchet wrench similar to these There are a wide variety of types, styles and price points. Images and links for reference only. Not an endorsement of any goods or sources.
replace like with like. look at the print on it and see what amperage it is rated for and get one with the same rating. the one picture is a double pole breaker that will shut down both leads when either one is overloaded.
Easy fix AND very permanent would be using a longer screw in one or two holes or the stripped holes. Fine thread #8 3" long with Phillips head. Drive through Hinge hole completely through jamb into the framing. Do not over tighten paint screw head to match if necessary.
The way I was shown was to measure across the screw head in1/16th's double it and take away 2. ie. if it is 5/16th's across double to 10 - 2 = 8
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