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Offline htroberts

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Centrotec nut drivers?
« on: August 06, 2019, 09:04 AM »
I love Centrotec. But... the weakness of the system is the lack of comprehensive driver bits.

Is anyone aware of availability of Centrotec nut drivers?

(yes, I know I can use the 1/4" adapter, but then what's the point of the Centrotec system?)


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Offline Alex

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Re: Centrotec nut drivers?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2019, 10:14 AM »
Here in Europe there is a 1/4'' socket adapter 495131 and a 3/8'' adapter 495133.

Offline blaszcsj

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Re: Centrotec nut drivers?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2019, 12:59 PM »
you can get the socket adapters in the states. I got mine from toolnut.
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Offline TinyShop

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Re: Centrotec nut drivers?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2019, 03:41 PM »
@htroberts - In a few months Festool will be releasing an updated (rebranded Wera Rapidaptor) Centrotec-shafted locking bit holder, an update to the disappointing-to-some BHS 65 CE, that's apparently actually going to be able to lock pretty much any wire detent bit out there into the holder. The problem with the existing BHS 65 is that only some wire detent bits by some manufacturers are compatible (and there's no official list available anywhere to narrow things down). So, assuming the new version works as pre-advertised, you could pick up a set of wire detent nut driver bits like the set I bought and you'll essentially end up with a decent set of Centrotec nut drivers. I'm really hoping that the improved locking bit holder is as widely compatible as its being made out to be, since I already have the aforementioned nut driver set which I purchased expressly to work in conjunction with the BHS65 CE only to find that they don't actually lock into that holder. We'll see.
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