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dorkvader
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Mar 12, 2014
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I have a similar set that I got cheaply from China. While I cannot recommend the set I got, I can speak on the ergonomics of the 1/8 (smaller) screwdriver.
As a computer repair technician, I turn screws all the time, so having a well-proportioned screwdriver makes the difference. A smaller one you can turn faster, whereas a larger one gets more torque. Combining the two is difficult, but works quite well here.
Depending on your grip, you access different parts of the screwdriver handle. in one grip, your fingers are placed on the thinner part, and you can go quickly, but moving your hand up a little (for more downforce, to prevent cam out with Phillips screws) places your fingers just about right on the larger "bump" there, for more torque.
I can't comment on the durability of the bits themselves, or the quality of the larger driver other than to say: I will be buying two, if not three.
--- Edit: The bit choice could be a little better: for example if one wants to work on Apple notebooks, one should have two sizes of tri-wing (I only see one and I think it may be too big) as well as a torx T4, T5, T6, and T8. I'm not sure if T5 is available here. The 5-pointed bit looks like it should work on apple pentalobular screws. I'm not sure if I'll ever use all those slotted bits and the spanner, though.
Mar 12, 2014
AndrewLekashman
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So, I've been using this set for years for building computers and fixing knives. We've been listing all of these 3D printer kits that you have to build yourself, and I decided it was time that you guys had a decent tool to do so with. I probably use the smaller driver 3 - 4 times as much as the larger one, and the way you describe grip is exactly the reason why.
Mar 12, 2014
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