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Old 09-17-2019, 07:16 PM   #1
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Has anybody put together a single storage container for all the bits and screws commonly used? Was it as good as it sounds, theoretically?

I'm thinking of something to replace the juggling act of multiple bit cases, plus the most common fasteners.

Drill bits, drive bits, countersink, torx, square drive, vix bits, magnetic, extenders, cutting bit, rotary rasp, etc...the whole enchilada.

What else am I missing at the moment?
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Old 09-17-2019, 07:48 PM   #2
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Cant do it. I have small zip bags of bits, bit assortment holders and stack of screw assortments and still grabbing new stuff occasionally with no home.

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Has anybody put together a single storage container for all the bits and screws commonly used? Was it as good as it sounds, theoretically?

I'm thinking of something to replace the juggling act of multiple bit cases, plus the most common fasteners.

Drill bits, drive bits, countersink, torx, square drive, vix bits, magnetic, extenders, cutting bit, rotary rasp, etc...the whole enchilada.

What else am I missing at the moment?
No excuse to not have a bit.... period. We all keep the usual in small box or in bags:
T15 T25.T40 3/16 1/4" impact predrill. Tappered predrill. 2" Phillips which never gets used.

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No excuse to not have a bit.... period. We all keep the usual in small but box or bags:
T15 T25.T40 3/16 1/4" impact predrill. Tappered predrill. 2" Phillips which never gets used.

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No excuse to not have a bit.... period. We all keep the usual in small but box or bags:
T15 T25.T40 3/16 1/4" impact predrill. Tappered predrill. 2" Phillips which never gets used.

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The SDS has #3 Phillips and 5/16 for tapcons and 25+/- each in Lil DeWalt tstak container in bottom of tstak included every possible but bit we would ever use.

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I forgot some....paddle bits, masonry bits, hex drivers, angle bit holder, flex bit holder... might as well throw in a set or two of hex wrenches.
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The SDS has #3 Phillips and 5/16 for tapcons and 25+/- each in Lil DeWalt tstak container in bottom of tstak included every possible but bit we would ever use.

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In cordless tstak labled Hilti #1 has. Guide rail plate ( track saw guide rail plate) and blade behind plywood.
Also holds 6.5" sirc. 2- impacts. 1/ high-speed charger. And 4/ batteries.

Hilti #2 tstak is my go-to with one Impact. 3 batteries. 1/ high-speed charger. 1- sirc. Keep the 4th in truck if/ when needed. Also have Hilti 12v in truck for ipe when there's a lot of predrilling the 12v is super light and makes so easy.

Router and jig combo. Loaded with everything I could ever use. Addition accessories in truck. Added when needed.

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In cordless tstak labled Hilti #1 has. Guide rail plate ( track saw guide rail plate) and blade behind plywood.
Also holds 6.5" sirc. 2- impacts. 1/ high-speed charger. And 4/ batteries.

Hilti #2 tstak is my go-to with one Impact. 3 batteries. 1/ high-speed charger. 1- sirc. Keep the 4th in truck if/ when needed. Also have Hilti 12v in truck for ipe when there's a lot of predrilling the 12v is super light and makes so easy.

Router and jig combo. Loaded with everything I could ever use. Addition accessories in truck. Added when needed.

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Forgot there is the right angle tight space driver extension in tstak with cordless GRABNGO'S

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In cordless tstak labled Hilti #1 has. Guide rail plate ( track saw guide rail plate) and blade behind plywood.
Also holds 6.5" sirc. 2- impacts. 1/ high-speed charger. And 4/ batteries.

Hilti #2 tstak is my go-to with one Impact. 3 batteries. 1/ high-speed charger. 1- sirc. Keep the 4th in truck if/ when needed. Also have Hilti 12v in truck for ipe when there's a lot of predrilling the 12v is super light and makes so easy.

Router and jig combo. Loaded with everything I could ever use. Addition accessories in truck. Added when needed.


Right angle tight space extensions in both Hilti #1 and #2 tstak
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Cant do it. I have small zip bags of bits, bit assortment holders and stack of screw assortments and still grabbing new stuff occasionally with no home.
Id have to quit. Couldn't do it. God give strength I don't have the patience.

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Id have to quit. Couldn't do it. God give strength I don't have the patience.

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I too have put Tstaks to good use for bits. The drawer ones
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Screws and fasteners are in a Milwaukee Packout organization box and bits are kept with the Makita 10.8v drills and a Milwaukee bit assortment box.
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I too have put Tstaks to good use for bits. The drawer ones
The drawers are great. I'll did up my plumbing kit. Thought and tried to go deep drawer with jig saw and deep drawer for router but after playing with it for few it worked out great by having the 2.0 batteries and there Mini charger that does 12v and 20v. Bug space saver. With 3- 2.0's I never run out.

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T... Plumbing kit.

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Screws and fasteners are in a Milwaukee Packout organization box and bits are kept with the Makita 10.8v drills and a Milwaukee bit assortment box.
I use the Milwaukee stuff too...
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Bits are a piece of cake compared to fasteners. For instance, I carry 4-5 different lengths of plain old deck screws, all of which take the same bit.

In my case, I have an ancient steel punchcard file cabinet in the van, and 1 lb boxes of screws and nails fit in the drawers quite handily. I wouldn't want to try putting that collection into plastic cases for toting into a house.
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Bits are a piece of cake compared to fasteners. For instance, I carry 4-5 different lengths of plain old deck screws, all of which take the same bit.

In my case, I have an ancient steel punchcard file cabinet in the van, and 1 lb boxes of screws and nails fit in the drawers quite handily. I wouldn't want to try putting that collection into plastic cases for toting into a house.
That's exactly what I do.

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I suspect I carry a considerably larger assortment than you, Leo. I can be working on cabinetry one day, decking the next, and plopping Tapcons anywhere in between. Structural lags, Redheads and whatnot.

Not to mention the electrical and plumbing stuff.
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You need more Packouts then. Just bring in the one you need.

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