We spotted this new Milwaukee bit holder/driver doohickey over at Charles & Hudson’s flickr feed, and made some (good?) guesses as to what it does and how it works. Read More
We’re looking for thin-wall screwdriver insert bit holder recommendations. What are your thoughts? Read More
This (made in USA) bit-holder and mini-handle combo fit on your keychain for your on-the-go screwdriving needs. Read More
PB Swiss has put together a new bike tool kit, the aptly named BikeTool. Read More
Count on Tools, a PB Swiss Tools full-line distributor, sent out an email yesterday announcing their 30%-off Black Friday 2K10 sale. The sale will take place from 12:01 am to 11:59pm EST on Friday Novemeber 26th.
This weekend I visited a few major tool and home improvement stores for a sneak peek of their winter holiday tool gift displays. As expected, the two Home Depots closest to me had most of their displays up already. Similar to last year’s selection, there were a few power tools in the mix, but there was a […]
Over at Amazon, this 6-piece Wiha t-handle ball hex driver set is currently on sale for under $11. We ordered a set for outselves a few months ago at a similar price, and they’ve been performing reasonably well. We’re not sure if this is a real sale or another instance of Amazon’s random low-pricing teasing, but the price […]
Long-time reader Joe sent us a comment recommending the Lutz 15-in-1 ratcheting screwdriver. Joe writes: I was on vacation and had to assemble a ton of flat pack furniture and picked this up at the local Ace. I have used ratcheting screwdrivers before and they always seemed clunky and cheap. This little screwdriver made the […]
Park Tool’s p-handled wrench set is the de-facto starter set for bicycle maintenance. Featuring a convenient Bondhus balldriver and a high-torque straight hex tip, these drivers are highly versatile, and can be used on bikes or around the home and shop.
PB Swiss Tools has just announced that they’ve come up with two newly redesigned Insider compact screwdrivers, creatively named Insider 2 and Insider 3. These new Insiders feature an integrated bit holding magazine that looks to provide even quicker access to the interchangeable onboard insert bits.
Milwaukee just announced that they will be launching a new line of electrical hand tools in April. The new line includes an 11 in 1 multi-tip screwdriver, a Fastback utility knife, a side sliding utility knife, and a rasping jab saw. Milwaukee promises that “additional innovative tools” will follow later in the year.
Our fourth and final featured “Most Valuable Tool of the Week Contest” entry is for a hand impact tool. These tools can be used to manually free frozen, rusted, or other such stubborn or stuck fasteners. This is what 2WYKD had to say about the tool: Maybe I think this is the most valuable because […]
Wiha Bit Selector packs are currently on sale for $8 each via Small Parts on Amazon. Each set includes a handy bit dispenser, 10 insert bits, and a magnetic bit holder. There are currently 3 different set configurations available in limited quantities. Phillips, Slotted, Torx Set 79243 Includes: Philips: # 0, 1, 2, 3; Slotted: 5.5, 6.5, 8.0 […]
Almost nothing is as frustrating as having to take a break from a project to go and out and buy a missing insert bit size or style. For that reason, a general application bit set, such as Titan’s 61 piece set, is great to keep around. The selection of bits in Titan’s 61 piece bit […]
The PB Swiss Tools Insider driver is a pocket-friendly screwdriver that can carry up to 8 insert bits in a removable cartridge. Don’t let its modest size or appearance fool you – the high quality Insider is very well designed and can handle most manual driving tasks with ease. Take a look at our in-depth review of the […]
While browsing for something over at Lowes.com, I noticed Kobalt’s 26 piece palm ratchet set. From the looks of it, this set is intended to be highly portable, and includes a small selection of sockets and insert bits. Best of all, the set is priced at $15. We are quite eager to give Kobalt’s palm ratchet a try, but […]
Megapro’s wide range of multi-bit screwdrivers, bits, and accessories, are sure to meet most of your portable driving needs. Currently, there are 7 drivers with different bit assortments based on bit type or common usage – hex, tamperproof, and automotive to name a few. Each screwdriver comes with 7 double-sided bits and a 1/4″ hex driver, but you can also […]