Socket bit for power drills?

Reply

  #1  
Old 06-09-05, 01:37 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 107
Socket bit for power drills?

Am I stupid for even thinking that they make such a bit? I have looked at local hardware stores, Lowes, Home Depot, etc. and can't find what I have in mind, thus I'm wondering if anyone even makes such a bit.

What is it?

Simple...a bit you attach to your drill and on the end it has a square mount for a socket, the exact some one you'd find on a socket wrench in popular drive sizes like 3/8" or 1/2". After you insert the bit, you just pop on any size socket you need and begin torqueing.

The closest thing I could find was a bit that on the end was an actual socket in various sizes, like 1/4", 5/8", etc. I'm looking for a socket drive bit. Does this make sense?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 06-09-05, 03:34 PM
mango man's Avatar
Member
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Sw FL
Posts: 2,122
pick up a 3/8" extension in whatever lenght you want , cut off the female end , chuck it in your drill , use 1/4 or 1/2 adapters when needed .

if it slips use the grinding wheel and grind aome flats on it
 
  #3  
Old 06-09-05, 04:11 PM
GregH's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Manitoba
Posts: 9,693
txnoob,

I know exactly what you are talking about.
I carry one in my pouch and have a few spares kicking around.
The easiest ones to find are the ones to fit a 1/4" drive socket but I have one with a 3/8" end to spin off small bolts after I loosen them with a wrench.

Click image:
<img src="http://doityourself.com/ori/200x200/6599526.jpg">
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'