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Old 01-09-2018, 12:35 AM   #1
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Wera Or Wiha?


Which bit is better? I'm looking to buy bulk 3" T-20 Torx.

Or is there an even better one out there?

I'd love to find Torx bites that are tapered so as to grab the screw better, similar to the Robertson's square drive.



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Wiha by a mile, but the Wera bit holders...so get a Wera bit holder and some Wiha bits.

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Wiha by a mile, but the Wera bit holders...so get a Wera bit holder and some Wiha bits.


Just ordered 20 bits from Wiha. Thanks.


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Wiha Terminators. You won't have to buy as many.
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Wiha Terminators. You won't have to buy as many.
I'd lose them long before I wore them out.

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We use the 1" Wiha bits. I like them a lot. They last through many boxes of GRK screws without wearing out.
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Wiha by a mile, but the Wera bit holders...so get a Wera bit holder and some Wiha bits.
Which specific holder do you recommend?
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Which specific holder do you recommend?
Wera 889/4/1 is a good one.
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Wera 889/4/1 is a good one.
Those are what I use.
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These?


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These?


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https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

These, and the appropriate other sizes you like.

My Festool CXS drill that's my go to has a magnetic bit holder built in.

I keep a T10, T15, T25, #2 phillips, and #2 slot on the drill at all times, rotating into the driver as needed.

I don't even use the Wera on the CXS, it's on the impact drivers which stay with the crews and these day's I'm using that very little.
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Which specific holder do you recommend?
Rapidaptor series.
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I have the wiha set. I've only managed to break one Phillips bit running cement board screws. Best screw tips I've ever used.

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Wera bit holders and Wiha bits are awesome. Great quality.:


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Does the Rapidaptor work fine with impacts? Or should I heave gotten the impaktor?


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Does the Rapidaptor work fine with impacts? Or should I heave gotten the impaktor?


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Yeah it's dandy, I have a bunch of different ones but never tried the impactor.

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Works just fine. I have been pounding on my 3", and 6" for years without failure.

Although I personally do not buy the 1" bits, but almost always go for a 2" bit and plug it directly into the impact. The fewer the connections means more power is transferred to the screw.
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Works just fine. I have been pounding on my 3", and 6" for years without failure.



Although I personally do not buy the 1" bits, but almost always go for a 2" bit and plug it directly into the impact. The fewer the connections means more power is transferred to the screw.


I've ordered both. The bit holders are solid, as long as there's no play in them the transfer doesn't matter. The length can change things, although very little, due to flex.


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The magnet is nice.


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I have the wera bit holder and some wiha bits. Any good source for the bits?

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