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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:44 pm 
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Hi guys,
It has been a very long time since I made a post,I'm back again as I have some spare cash to add to my small toolkit and need a screwdriver set as the last set I had is all chewed up(they were stanleys).
I have no luck with screwdrivers.
I am looking for a vde tested screwdriver set this time and have been reading opinions of sets online....I am interested in wera and price-wise compared to other sets they seem very cheap and that usually means crap quality...are they as good as everyone makes them out?

I have had my eye on a few different sets but don't know which to buy.(can't decide)
A CK Dextro set,Wera Kraftform set,Facom pro twist set or a Teng Tools set.

What do you think are these good quality screwdrivers for electrical work and if not what would you recommend?
BTW If I do both electrical and mechanical work should I have a set specifically for mechanical so that I don't ruin the vde set?
Any advice appreciated.


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If you are going to do mechanical stuff with screwdrivers then a cheap set of hammer through ones are ok and if a individual one get knackered just get another.

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They had some sets at Lidl a bit back. I saw somebody looking at a set yesterday.
I don't find them too bad, and they're all tested to German standards.
I've got some and they are fine.
But. As Mike says above you want more than one set really. Keep 'em for doing up, and undoing screws, don't use them as chisels or "bodgers"
(I never do of course! :oops: ) Make sure that you use Pozidriv on Pozi screws, Phillips on those screws, and JIS (Japanese screws found on motorbikes, instruments and electronics) on those screws.



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cheers!
just noticed on e-bay wiha 6 piece vde set's going for £16 + free p&p.
I'll try those out.



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I got a set via work a few years ago. Draper expert.
I use them for all my wiring and electrical work now and no complaints.

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Have used both wera and Draper vde sets without an issue

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Hi guys,
I just purchased a ck tools esd set of screwdriversImage

I will probably just use them as my ordinary mechanical set or buy an ordinary teng set.

and I purchased some xonix micro precision esd screwdrivers aswell as I do alot of work on computers.
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For the vde set I think I'm going to try the teng tools set,
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I didn't get the wiha set as I read some conflicting reviews on them.



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