Model # 3GCS1

Internet #204959258

Store SKU #1000039818

Grip-Rite 3 in. Construction Screw (1 lb.-Box)
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Grip-Rite

3 in. Construction Screw (1 lb.-Box)

  • For general, interior wood to wood applications
  • Type 17 drill point creates own pilot point and eases driving
  • Star drive provides better torque transfer improving drivability
$ 7 98
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Product Overview

  • For general, interior wood to wood applications
  • Type 17 drill point creates own pilot point and eases driving
  • Star drive provides better torque transfer improving drivability
For the most comprehensive selection of screws, look for Grip-Rite Fasteners, the most popular brand of fasteners in America. No matter what the project or what size the job, Grip-Rite Fasteners has the optimal fastening solution, available nationwide from a variety of dealers and retail establishments. There are many sizes and styles of screws available. As construction materials and techniques evolve, fastener design keeps pace with the changing technology. Fastener needs vary from project to project and the safety and life expectancy of the project can be extended or compromised based upon the fastener used. Fasteners have been designed to meet the special needs of projects and in many cases are known by the application for which they are intended.
  • T-17 point eliminates the need to pre-drill and reduces splitting
  • Star drive head reduces bit spinout
  • Nibs under drive head seat fastener perfectly in wood
  • Auger threads aggressively cut through wood
  • Common project applications: remodeling, fencing, storage, cabinets, framing
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

Product Overview

  • For general, interior wood to wood applications
  • Type 17 drill point creates own pilot point and eases driving
  • Star drive provides better torque transfer improving drivability
Model #: 3GCS1
Sku #: 1000039818
Internet #: 204959258

For the most comprehensive selection of screws, look for Grip-Rite Fasteners, the most popular brand of fasteners in America. No matter what the project or what size the job, Grip-Rite Fasteners has the optimal fastening solution, available nationwide from a variety of dealers and retail establishments. There are many sizes and styles of screws available. As construction materials and techniques evolve, fastener design keeps pace with the changing technology. Fastener needs vary from project to project and the safety and life expectancy of the project can be extended or compromised based upon the fastener used. Fasteners have been designed to meet the special needs of projects and in many cases are known by the application for which they are intended.

  • T-17 point eliminates the need to pre-drill and reduces splitting
  • Star drive head reduces bit spinout
  • Nibs under drive head seat fastener perfectly in wood
  • Auger threads aggressively cut through wood
  • Common project applications: remodeling, fencing, storage, cabinets, framing
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS

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Specifications

Dimensions

Screw Length
3 in
Thread Pitch
.111

Details

Color Family
Gold
Drive Style
Phillips
Fastener Plating
Zinc & Yellow
Fastener Type
Specialty Fastener
Fastener/Connector Material
Steel
Features
Coated
Finish
Yellow Zinc
Head Style
Bugle Head
Included
Driver Bit
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Measurement Standard
SAE
Package Quantity
72
Product Weight (lb.)
1.00lb
Returnable
90-Day
Size
#8

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
No

Specifications

Dimensions

Screw Length
3 in
Thread Pitch
.111

Details

Color Family
Gold
Drive Style
Phillips
Fastener Plating
Zinc & Yellow
Fastener Type
Specialty Fastener
Fastener/Connector Material
Steel
Features
Coated
Finish
Yellow Zinc
Head Style
Bugle Head
Included
Driver Bit
Interior/Exterior
Interior
Measurement Standard
SAE
Package Quantity
72
Product Weight (lb.)
1.00lb
Returnable
90-Day
Size
#8

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
No

Questions & Answers

grip rite construction screws. on box it says "for use in any non-structural construction project...

grip rite construction screws. on box it says "for use in any non-structural construction project" Can't use in framing?? and why??
Asked by: Bogie
You can drive one of these screws into a stud or joist all the way through, making a hole.
Answered by: Adanvjr
Date published: 2019-04-16

Would these be suitable for building bunk beds?

Asked by: Sandy
Yes, depending on how you use them.
Answered by: Bryan
Date published: 2019-02-11

Can these be used to build a stand needing to hold roughly 500 pounds spread out?

Asked by: Will
If your doing structural framing ( stud and joist framing as opposed to screwing plywood to a wall or floor) try using GRK R4 multi purpose framing screws. They're cost about 1/3 more but they are made for framing and stand up the stress in the same way nails would. GRK also makes lag screw, which when driven with an impact driver run in like butter. I'm sure there are other brands as well but these are a good go to screw when you want to have uninterrupted sleep at night.
Answered by: carpenter43yrs
Date published: 2019-01-08

What is shear strength of these? Can they be used to sister a split rafter?

Asked by: Hank
Screws typically have less sheer strength than nails For a sister joist I like to use a few screws with some glue to hold it together and then nail it after it is firmly in place.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2018-05-29
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Customer Reviews

3 in. Construction Screw (1 lb.-Box) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 195.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like these screws very much. While they are... I like these screws very much. While they are not "top of the line", this particular grade does very well. The box is labeled "Construction Screw", but there is a disclaimer on the box that states that they should not be used for structures. Keep that in mind.
Date published: 2019-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I find that these work great when building a wood studded wall or work bench . You can feel the g... I find that these work great when building a wood studded wall or work bench . You can feel the grip / control of the Star bit included in the box with less effort than using philips head screws . I switched to this type of screw head a couple of years ago and Home Depot has different sizes and lengths in stock , They exceed my expectations
Date published: 2019-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The star head drive and included driver bit ensure a... The star head drive and included driver bit ensure a no slip (like Phillips) install even when screwing into solid hard wood with no pre-drill. Your wood will split or your drill will lose power before these slip or break. Great product for cabinet install or garage shelf install (2x4 into stud)
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I was shocked to see how sorry the head is... I was shocked to see how sorry the head is on these screws! We had been using another brand and ran out. The screws are fine but the head slips bad, I've used less than 50 screws and on the 3rd bit... Before I used one but for 3 boxes of the other brand!!!
Date published: 2019-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The screws work fine but the company that makes them... The screws work fine but the company that makes them are driving me crazy with the different size star bits". Why don't they make them all the same size so you don't have to keep chasing bits for different screws.
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The groove at the beginning of the threads acts like a drill bit and eliminates need for pre-dril... The groove at the beginning of the threads acts like a drill bit and eliminates need for pre-drilling holes. The included Torx bit applies much more torque than just a regular Phillips screwdriver bit.
Date published: 2019-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used them to build this little produce stand out of reclaimed wood and scrap 2x4s. Didn't need t... Used them to build this little produce stand out of reclaimed wood and scrap 2x4s. Didn't need to pre-drill pilot holes. I highly recommend using a 20V drill or Impact driver for it.
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm very happy with these screws. The star drive heads offer good grip and I have never had one ... I'm very happy with these screws. The star drive heads offer good grip and I have never had one break ,even using an impact driver.
Date published: 2019-04-18
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