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I really like the look for the tool in the picture below. I want to make up a small bicycle tool kit when on tour and it looks perfect. I like the 2 orientations on the tool for placing bits, a design I have not seen on other such tools. Does anyone know where I could get something like this. I could order from America, but the postage is a stupid price.

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You can get similar in the UK: search for "L" screwdriver or "Offset" screwdriver
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Not quite the same but I have one with a side facing drive, Amazon code B07J4QZT35 is very similar & comes in a wallet/pouch.
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ayjay wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 11:49 am
You can get similar in the UK: search for "L" screwdriver or "Offset" screwdriver
Thanks for the suggestion. I found the below, but it does not look as nice / compact as the craftsman one:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07T9LG1MJ/ ... NrPXRydWU=
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I have a 1/4 bit ratchet that works in the same way, it's just a lot stronger than the L drivers

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealey-AK6962- ... B00K1UNJ52

if you go with the ratchet you can use nut driver bits too
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Bob225 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 12:27 pm
I have a 1/4 bit ratchet that works in the same way, it's just a lot stronger than the L drivers
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealey-AK6962- ... B00K1UNJ52
I have seen that before, but you can't put the bit in the end and use it like a normal screwdriver
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dewaltdisney wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 12:52 pm
Is this too pricey <span class="skimlinks-unlinked">https://komltd.cc/collections/granite-d ... roll</span> ?

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It's not too pricey, but has no advantage over what I already have. I already have loads of ratchets etc. I like the craftsman as it looks ultra compact for when on the road.
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I reckon you just have to accept that there's some stuff we can't get in this country. Not economically anyway.
Those carriage prices are taking the proverbial I reckon.

I always feel slightly envious when you see one of those big American hardware shops, and the large range of tools, materials, and equipment they carry.
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Dave54 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 1:14 pm
I always feel slightly envious when you see one of those big American hardware shops, and the large range of tools, materials, and equipment they carry.
I feel the same as well, they have some great tools in America! Everything you can think of they have it. I don't know why they charge so much postage from America - it never used to be so crazy expensive years ago. I have bought things economically from Japan, China and even Australia, but America just seems crazy prices for carriage.

I was kind of hoping there may have have been a Chinese knock off.
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Adam32 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 12:50 pm
Bob225 wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 12:27 pm
I have a 1/4 bit ratchet that works in the same way, it's just a lot stronger than the L drivers
<a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealey-AK6962" class="skimlinks-unlinked" data-skimwords-word="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.co.uk%2FSealey-AK6962" data-skim-creative="500005" title="" style="">https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealey-AK6962</a>- ... B00K1UNJ52
I have seen that before, but you can't put the bit in the end and use it like a normal screwdriver
It does have the facility to put a bit in the end, as i have the exact model and its clearly shown in that link

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Post by robgul »

If you're fixing a bike you wont need most of the tips in the original picture - e.g. almost nothing requires a flat blade screwdriver and Philips is pretty rare - and certainly need some others like more hex/Allen keys.

A simple multi-tool from Park Tool (or Topeak) would be a much better bet for the money and the functions - and gve you the 90 degree orientation for leverage.



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