The shafts of each driver are nickel chrome plated. When I got them back I participated in a remodel that involved a considerable amount of rewiring—some of it at the breaker panel. Blogs, YouTube channels, Items for sale. Another great thing about this set is that each of the drivers has a cushion gripped handle. Not only could I get the screwdriver in place, I had enough room left to actually gain some leverage. Have any of you actual professional electricians ever torture tested any other brand of screw drivers in particular. By the time I got done I had come to the conclusion that I really needed to get a good set of drivers.
All have a similar look and feel, with rubber overmold and bit holders that will handle a variety of sizes and bits. Screwdrivers and nut drivers tighten and loosen fasteners such as screws, nuts, and bolts in materials such as wood and metal. To help make jobs easier, each of the sets I have included comes with at least six different drivers. It also gives you a greater diameter on the shaft, which translates into a bit more torque when bearing down. Like the two slotted screwdrivers in the 6-pack I just finished writing about in fact one of the screwdrivers is exactly the same , the demo screwdrivers utilize a piece of forged steel that runs all the way through the handle and terminates into a blasting cap at the back of the tool. Just the name alone got me excited.
The trouble is, the T20 Torx screws for the left rear tail light are impossible to access to with a traditional Torx key. Why it's best: The GreenLee 0253-01C Nut Drivers, Set 7 Piece is one of the top nut driver sets because like the Klein Tools set above, all of the drivers inside have hollow shafts. A couple weeks later, I had the pleasant surprise of realizing that all of my bits were still with me. It is a driver that I think will quickly become a very important part of your everyday tool kit. In the past I have experienced that other multi-bit drivers slip and you wind up losing the tips, but this one hangs on to them pretty well. Any statements posted constitute the statements of the poster and are not the statements of Grainger.
This makes each tool stronger and all but eliminates the concern of accidental breakage. Conclusion Overall, I was very impressed with these Klein Tools Multi-Bit screwdrivers. Plus they are really comfortable, giving you the ability to use them all day long without killing the palm of your hand. All six screwdrivers have graphical icons on the back of the tool to quickly and easily identify them when they are inserted in a tool bag. Our summed experiences were about the same. A nut driver is a tool used to tighten nut, bolts and other fasteners. Like the GreenLee set above, each of the drivers in this set is nickel chrome plated.
I discovered that these tools work very well in panels more than anything else. It really feels like you can bear down a lot harder on the fastener. All of the tools in the set are chrome plated also, which makes them corrosion resistant. Identification like this is good—and important—but Milwaukee also claimed to build in a significant amount of flame retardant and impact-resistant properties as well. Welcome to Reddit's International Electrical Worker Community aka The Great Reddit Council of Electricians Talk shop, show off pictures of your work, get general help, and ask code related questions. Those who spend their time really high up in the air will likely think very differently as a dropped tool could mean a lot of down time.
I found these drivers extremely useful when working on my 2003 Jeep Liberty where I needed to replace the brake lights. This makes it more comfortable to use by cutting back on hand fatigue, thereby allowing the user of the tool to apply more torque. I think the goal here was to simplify production and have a nice matched set. Most recently, we were given their new line of Klein Tools Multi-Bit Screwdrivers in various sizes and configurations. Use of any linked web site provided in a product review or post is at the user's own risk. Their product line has grown to include virtually every major type of hand tool category utilized in the electrical and telecommunications markets, as well as aviation, construction, electronics, mining and general industry. Tel: 1-203-573-0750 Toll Free: 1-800-222-6133 Fax: 1-203-753-9042 Intl.
After spending several weeks with it, I really have nothing bad to say about this tool. The way it works is intuitive. Milwaukee Nut Drivers are designed for the jobsite and include Milwaukee's Limited Lifetime Warranty. Tools-Plus is not responsible for typographical or photographical errors. This is just a great all-around tool to have on-hand for a secondary tool bag. Power screwdrivers save time and effort by driving or backing-out fasteners.
Someone told me Stanley made Klein's screwdrivers. Something else that is great about this tool is that it will ratchet both ways, but it will also work as just a regular screwdriver if you want to disengage the mechanism just put the rotating center control in the middle. One thing I love about Milwaukee is their penchant for admitting reality. Why it's best: The Stanley Hand Tool 62-541- 6-Piece Nut Driver Set is the final nut driver set on this list because for one, the drivers in the set are constructed from one piece. Like the other 10-in-1 tools, this ratcheting model has an integrated wire stripper and wire loop, but the wire loop is located to the side of the shaft, making it actually a tad easier to use then with the other tools where it is centered on the larger socket base. Before you message a Mod for advice, we encourage you to create a new post and ask the community. This gives you a more accurate fit around fasteners, which makes the set more valuable because the tools are more efficient.
It took me some time to really find a good use for these, but then I handed them to an electrician and let him have a go. It was an awkward angle, but, because of the versatility of the stubby, it worked perfectly. I have used them for a good solid 3 weeks and they have taken a lot of abuse with screwing in well over 100 concrete screws and terminating over 170 breakers. Where it gave me some difficulty was when I encountered some really torqued down Hex screws on a bike. This includes company names of contractors. Also, the Milwaukee screwdrivers give you the ratcheting action, but you feel as if the tool is designed for a wider range of uses. Additionally, the sockets at the end of each tool are six point, which makes for a more precise fit around fasteners.
With the Milwaukee Torx Key Driver I was able to position the bit all the way through to each of the two screws and remove them quite easily. It sits on the inside of the light shroud and is obscured by the hinge-side of the tailgate. If you are going to be trimming out walls they also make one of these tools as a Ratcheting Multi-Bit tool. Also, one more thing I would add about this driver is that the bits stay in place throughout the day. The inclusion of a limited lifetime warranty is also a very nice touch that should do a lot to instill confidence in a new tool line. More on that when I talk about the twin pack later. Forget all that, says Milwaukee.