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Old 08-03-2016, 08:28 PM   #1
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Magnetic Bit Holders


I've been using fast caps tip mags for years now. Can't live without the one handed operation that the magnet gives for holding the screw on the bit.

I'm getting tired of forking out $10+ every time I lose/break one of them.

Anyone have any bit holding products they like that have a strong magnet?
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Old 08-03-2016, 08:43 PM   #2
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I've been using fast caps tip mags for years now. Can't live without the one handed operation that the magnet gives for holding the screw on the bit.

I'm getting tired of forking out $10+ every time I lose/break one of them.

Anyone have any bit holding products they like that have a strong magnet?
https://smile.amazon.com/Wera-Rapida...era+rapidaptor

They aren't cheap but I don't lose them.

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Yeah, that solves the problem! At least it makes the other bits look like a good deal.
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Yeah, that solves the problem! At least it makes the other bits look like a good deal.
Truth be told, I use a Festool CXS drill 95% of the time for what I'm doing and I use the magnetic bit holder than comes with the CXS and love it.

The Wera is what's in my Fuel impact.
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Plus one for the Wera Rapidaptor pair it with a driver from them and it's interchangeable and awesome.
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https://smile.amazon.com/Wera-Rapida...era+rapidaptor

They aren't cheap but I don't lose them.
I use the same brand.
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Along the same theme, does anyone here use any kind of magnetizer/demagnetizer?

My family says that an uncle, an EE by training, used to do it with a coil, but I don't know his method. I see various things on youtube, though. Anybody more familiar?
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Mine are Wera, the best part is how easily they extract the bit, no pliers needed. The Wera bits however are not the best.
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I like these. They hold the screw real well when you slide the gold part up against it.

Ivy Classic 3" Mega Magnetic® Bit Holder https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0052IPFK0..._811OxbNMS1GNC

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Along the same theme, does anyone here use any kind of magnetizer/demagnetizer?

My family says that an uncle, an EE by training, used to do it with a coil, but I don't know his method. I see various things on youtube, though. Anybody more familiar?
Wiha 40010 Magnetizer or Demagnetizer https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00018AONE..._o11OxbFRG3QZ9

Works OK.
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I think this just came out in the last few months. It's by far the best I've ever used.

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I just started using some Hitachi magnetic bits from menards. They work awesome but don't know how long they will last.

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