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# 47390 11-Nov-2009 14:33
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I need to get some properly sized screwdrivers as I keep making a mess of screws, especially having to use my screwdiver on an angle to get screws in/out as the screwdriver is too long.

Where can I get a good but cheap set of screwdrivers for laptops and other electrical/computing equipment that I like to open up?

I have found this:
http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/4afa126001025db42742c0a87f3b065d/Product/View/T4507

But it would be good to get some advice to make sure I get the most useful set.

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  # 272208 11-Nov-2009 23:48
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you really want to get a set that has both philips and torx screwdrivers, and especially one that goes down as far as a T0 torx screwdriver and philips size 000. i cant see my set at DSE, perhaps i got it from mitre10 or hammer hardware. it has maybe 14 screwdrivers with nice handles and its in a yellow hard case. the quality wasnt bad and the price was reasonably cheap - $20-$30 i think




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  # 272215 12-Nov-2009 00:11
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I have this for smaller work http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/en/product/T6337, and this for everything else http://www.dse.co.nz/dse.shop/en/product/T4513.

The latter one has practically every drive type you could imagine and is good value for the money.  Especially useful are the posidrive heads, if you ever need to tighten a kitchen cabinet screw for example.  My house unfortunately has too many examples of damaged screws because the previous owner thought they were all philips heads...

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