slotted-head screw

slotted-head screw

[′släd·əd ¦hed ′skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw fastener with a single groove across the diameter of the head.
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One wouldn't use a Phillips screwdriver on a slotted-head screw.
The slotted-head screw can be tightened with reasonable care using a properly sized bit, and along with a dab of thread locker, will give consistent service.
Using the two small slotted-head screws, attach the trigger-shoe/ roller assembly to the block.