They are sized properly and will bite into screws that other screwdrivers will merely round over. Their screwdrivers are pretty high quality but I actually don't think they are any better than the high end stanley ones. Currently I have a mix of Snap on and craftsman tools but only being weekend based, mostly Craftsman. Never saw a gummy smelly Klein screwdriver handle in my life. Keeps my wife and kids out of my toolbox! Matco's impact sockets seem to work as well and last as long as snap on.Next
If a screwdriver breaks rather than the tip wearing out it will most likely be at this point. I have owned Xcelite, Craftsman, klein, fuller and others. The main advantage that Phillips heads have over straight head is the positive contact between the screw head and the screwdriver bit. Nepros Screwdrivers As machinists, we know full well that the Japanese make some nice stuff. Also, take a look at the internal depth allowance of a socket: enough or not enough? It may not seem to be a big deal but the way all the wrenches turn to the side simultaneously is a big help when you are using multiple sizes. The quality is right up there with Klein and Wera.Next
But even those can be iffy: Knipex or even Channellock beat the heck out of Klein pump-pliers. I buy Klein now because I have this fear the modern Craftsmans wont be as good as the older ones. No product is perfect, and the Kraftform Plus set is no exception. That begs the question: What exactly makes you like one screwdriver over another? Thanks for the help Raven Tai. Just a few more questions from whats already been mentioned.Next
There's nothing to indicate tip size, length or anything else. What is it that draws you to one screwdriver over another? Basically, low quality screwdrivers wear out quickly, as the steel in the blades isn't strong enough to withstand the forces applied to them. I see workers with 99% Klein and the other 1% I see with Greenlee. You should consider doing a review of the. They also sell a step-up model whose main difference seems to be that it is made of stainless steel.
Including opening paint cans and the occasional chisel job. For a flat head screwdriver to work, it's blade needs to be straight and the corners sharp; misusing it ruins those characteristics, making it hard to use the tool for its intended purpose. I definitely prefer a harder tip that wers slower and I will accept the increased brittleness that comes with it. All the brands that you mentioned are very well made. It is definatley the screwdrivers, cleaning, washing, etc no help. Not that there is any detriment to quality, its just something ive noticed a lot more.Next
Art that fits your hand perfectly because these are a manual tool that needs to be comfortable. They feel nice at first but the rubber gets nasty in no time and it starts to fall apart and stick to your hands. The heavy duty ones also have a nut on the shaft to allow you to apply more pressure to a fastener. However, sometimes it will jam up. But I enjoy using it every time I pick it up. Either way, we find these to be excellent. And they specialise in screwdriver manufacture,Stanley,and many other reputable screwdrivers are made there.Next
This reduces the number of sizes needed considerably over slotted head, where each screw size has its own slot size. Snap on makes some really nice side cutters and whatnot, too. The manner in which this is done can have more to do with the overall life of the tool than anything else. . I have been using my go-to Craftsman 2 Philips screwdriver for over 10 years now and it is still going strong.Next
There is also Pozidriv, used largely on British machinery, identified by a much smaller cross 45 degrees from the main cross and Prince and Reed which likes a sharper version of the common Phillips. I think the attention to handle shape is important until you actually have to use them. All Craftsman screwdrivers are smelly. I am still working on my tools it never ends so do not think you have to have everything right off the bat. I have a set in my mechanics box at the shop I have had for going on 50 years.Next