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    Are all Klein nut drivers Magnetized?

    I am looking for a few things to start stocking up on. I am searching for nut drivers and tool tech has some really good prices, pretty much half of Home Depot. Are they magnetized or not or should I buy from HD since it says they are in the description.

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    IMO - they are good if you NEVER use them for studs. Otherwise, you need hollow shaft drivers and they are not magnetic.

    something to consider before you buy. but i believe they are magnetic.
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    They regular length are. The stubbies, for some reason, are not.
    Uh...Google it yourself!

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    Also the wall thickness is something that can be problematic sometimes.

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    You can also buy a little block with holes in it that will allow you to magnetize or demagnetize anything that fits in the holes. Not sure how well a nut driver would fit.


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    No.

    I suggest 2 sets. One magnetic one not

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    Actually let me restate that . The 1/4" & 5/16" regular length are magnetic. The rest are not (last time I purchased them was about 6 years ago).
    Uh...Google it yourself!

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    If the Klein part# has an M at the end it is magnetized. No M, no magnet
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    Quote Originally Posted by rjk_cmh View Post
    You can also buy a little block with holes in it that will allow you to magnetize or demagnetize anything that fits in the holes. Not sure how well a nut driver would fit.

    I already have this in the garage. I just didn't know if they came with little magnets in them I don't mind magnetizing them.

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    My stubbies and long handle ones are magnetic. That's all I have.

    I think they make both versions of all their drivers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HVAC_Marc View Post
    IMO - they are good if you NEVER use them for studs. Otherwise, you need hollow shaft drivers and they are not magnetic.

    something to consider before you buy. but i believe they are magnetic.
    I have a 1/4 & 5/16 klein that are hollow tipped and magnetic

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    Quote Originally Posted by poppa View Post
    I have a 1/4 & 5/16 klein that are hollow tipped and magnetic
    I may be in the market for new drivers
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    Quote Originally Posted by HVAC_Marc View Post
    I may be in the market for new drivers
    I've tried them. Being that they try and be both magnetized and hollow they fall short of being effective at either IMO.

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