Axminster Trade Bitz Self Centring Hinge Bit Hex Shank
Axminster Trade Bitz Self Centring Hinge Bit Hex Shank
£9.96 - £10.34 (£8.30 - £8.62 Ex. VAT)

Axminster Trade Bitz Self Centring Hinge Bit Hex Shank

  • For perfectly aligned hinge screw pilot holes
  • Conical spring-loaded nose piece ensures correct centring
  • High speed steel drill bits are for longevity and quality results
  • Three slots for chip clearance prevents clogging
  • Bits clearly marked with size for identification
  • Universal 1/4" hex shank compatible with all quick change systems
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£9.96 - £10.34 (£8.30 - £8.62 Ex. VAT)

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Ever tried drilling a pilot hole for a screw by eye in a hinge countersunk hole? 95% are sure to be off-centre with the screws ending up crooked. For perfectly aligned hinge screw pilot holes the conical nose of the bit sits in the hinges countersunk hole making it virtually impossible to drill anywhere other than in the exact centre. When pushed the spring-loaded nose retracts allowing the actual drill bit to bore the pilot hole. The drill bits are high speed steel for longevity and quality results. The nose piece features three slots ensuring there is sufficient clearance to prevent clogging in use. Each bit is clearly marked with its size for identification. The universal 1/4" hex shank is compatible with all quick change systems drill/drive systems.

Reviews (2)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.4 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

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29 November 2017

Excellent quality and drills where you want it to drill.

I had some poor quality and cheaper self entering drills which I gave up on many years ago. Picked one of these up when passing the Nuneaton store. It is now in my everyday tool kit. Keep it clean and it works a treat. Bought another size and will be buying the other two. Payback time in business time saving is very quick allowing more work in a shorter time. Delighted with this product and not a lot of money. ROI is tops.


6 November 2016

Works well but keep an eye on the flutes

I am using this on 100mm hinges and it does a good job and I am glad I brought it. I have quite a few hinges to drill and think I should have ordered a spare drill.

One thing to beware of is the drill ( 2.5mm in my case ) flutes clog up and you need to keep cleaning them after a couple of holes or else the drill can get stuck in the hole.
The drill can then spin in the holder as it does not have a flat for the hex screw. When thinking about it, this could be good as it probably prevented the drill from breaking.
It is a bit nerve wracking getting the drill out again when it is stuck.
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