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Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bits 13Pc

Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bits 13Pc
Average Customer Rating:
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14 of 17(82%)reviewers would recommend this product.
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Customer Reviews for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
Review 1 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Decent quality HSS bits
15 May 2015
By
, Hertfordshire
" Unlike the cheaper ones that Screwfix sell, which don't seem to go the distance, these bits do a decent job of cutting through metal.
Used them to drill through 4mm bar steel and they passed through no issues. The cheaper bits I had before seemed to blunt after just two holes, even though I was using drill lubricant.
These bits just ploughed through dry as long as the speed is kept down.
Some of the larger bits have an unusual graduated point profile which would not lend itself to being sharpened by the usual drill sharpeners. "
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Excellent Drill Bits
26 Mar 2015
By
, Newark
" Borrowed the same type of drill do a job and they were excellent, so decided to purchase a set for ourselves. "
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Best bits ever
9 Mar 2015
By
, Newcastle
" Have used many wood bits before but none as sharp as this. Cuts through both soft and hard wood like a knife through butter. Very quick service, friendly staff "
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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drill bit does the business
29 Jan 2015
By
, Derby
" Excellent product. I contacted screwfix as my drill bits were having no impact on a steel/metal girder above the window lintel. The advisor spoke of these drill bits as being very good. I tried them immediately i got back home - within 30 minutes the rail was fitted curtains up and room tidy. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Drill Bits
12 Nov 2014
By
, Gosport
" Brought them direct from the shop, use them straight away, very easy to get the right size bit and keep them in the right order in the box. "
Review 6 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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DeWalt extreme drills
28 Apr 2014
By
, West Midlands
" The 5 - 10mm sizes of these drills seem excellent for drilling timber or steel without needing a pilot hole. However the sizes below 5mm lack both the flatted shank and the pilot ground on the point. These smaller drills are ground pretty much as a standard twist drill.
Whilst excellent for drilling straight to size (actually they appear to cut slightly oversize) the flat edge beyond the pilot on sizes 5mm and above means they are not good at centring on a pre-drilled pilot hole. I would advise anyone buying these to just get the 5, 6, 8 and 10 mm drills to benefit from the self piloting design up to the point where power requirements in metal mean you need to increase hole size in a series of steps.
I do not think this set or the larger set are good value as the drills below 5mm lack any design advantage to justify their cost and the drills larger than 10mm are not much use on metal unless you have a very powerful drill or can accept the poor centring.
Too early to comment on reliability.
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Brilliant Drill Bits
10 Mar 2014
By
, Suffolk
" I was struggling to drill out some socket screws with ordinary HSS drill bits. Used one of these drill bits and the job was completed in seconds! Highly recommended for tackling drilling tasks in hard metals - can't comment on the potential longevity of the drill bits but I am sure that with careful use they will remain very sharp. "
Review 8 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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JUST GET IT
3 Aug 2013
By
, berkshire
" wow was unsure about paying out for these even tho work rebate all my costs, after struguling for over an hour trying to drill a metal lintle over a window i bit the bullet and bought them within a maximum of 15 seconds of contact between the drill bit and lintel it was drilled. hope they last a long time being dewalt i would expect so. all i will say is drill the exact size hole in one DO NOT PRE DRILL it bites very easily and you will lose your drill and do not appply preasure as when you are through the material it pulls the drill through so if anything go nice and slow so you can stop the chuck damaging the wall etc. HIGHLY RECOMENDED "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Dewalt HSS drill bits
2 Nov 2011
By
, Glenrothes
" Excellent drill bits. I have used the 3.5mm drill bit frequently and it still performs very well.
By far the best I've found for drilling stainless steel. If you want good quality and reliabilty then you need look no further. "
Review 10 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Super sharp
11 Dec 2009
By
, North Kent
" Just used these for the first time so don't know how long they will keep sharp but they are fantastic! They are by far the sharpest drill bits I have bought. "
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Good quality
21 Jan 2016
By
, Milton keynes
" As expected from a good brand, good quality product. Haven't had long using them so can't comment on durability but you always get what you pay for. Tried using them on porcelain tiles just to see if they would work but didn't touch them, perfect for everything else "
Review 12 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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De Walt twist drill set
22 Oct 2011
By
, Fareham
" Good quality, worth the extra money, these don't break. "
Review 13 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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HSS Bits
28 Jun 2011
By
, Stockton
" Good quality bits, expensive but worth paying the extra, loads better than the cheap bits that snap under the slightest pressure! "
Review 14 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Have a very fast pull-through.
12 Sep 2012
By
, Cambridge
" If the drill bit breaks through the other side of the piece that you're drilling, it will pull through - it will screw itself into your work very quickly and very firmly indeed.
In fact, if you're not careful, the spinning chuck jaws will be rapidly pulled onto the face of the piece that you're drilling. That's okay for rough work, but will mark the surface of, say, cabinetry work.
This 'feature' is especially noticeable if you pre-drill a hole with, say, a 3 or 4 mm drill bit before you use one of the larger bits.
Of course, the effects can be avoided if you always clamp a waste piece of wood behind the hole that you're drilling.
On the positive side, the shoulders on the larger bit sizes do make it very easy to centre your hole accurately.
So, they're good drill bits, but take care. "
Review 15 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Dangerous and weak
9 Jan 2016
By
, London
" The main feature of these is the self centering tip,
Although the tip does reduce walking/ straying it has a very unpleasant side effect:
Used on metal;
the cutting edges break through the workpiece at exactly the same time across the whole "width" of the tip rather than gradually opening out as with a normal drill design. This has the effect that 99% of the times the drill "catches" violently at the moment of breakthrough.
In a hand held situation that translates to the drill ripping towards the workpiece and the workpiece violently jolting even when clamped in a vice.
Not just the normal loss of resistance but an actual very sudden and strong pull towards the workpiece because the drill bit suddenly engages as a very fast spinning screw.
In a pillar drill situation/ machine situation - where everything is clamped securely into place as it should be - both, the questionable tip design as well as the other "feature" 'anti-slip-flats' on the shank work together to a fatal degree... On thin workpieces (0.5mm to 2mm) the workpiece is bent/ ripped or otherwise destroyed and on thicker workpieces (2mm upwards) The forces created by the tip catching on exit are stronger than the shank with its flats can withstand, and so either the drill gets bent or just plain breaks off...?!
I use hss drills on a daily basis, work that every other drill bit i have ever owned has easily withstood, has destroyed the entire content of this box within 3 weeks.
Don't get me started on what these drills do to wood?!
Dewalt, do you not test your new designs before releasing to market? "
Review 16 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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More Dell Boy than Dewalt!
22 Oct 2015
By
, Sussex
" I have had these for some time but not used them till today.
I was drilling some fencing angle iron only about 2mm thick. First 2 holes OK third hole the drill bent.
Moved up a size, might as well have been using a toothpick to drill the hole, tried oil no better gave up and grabbed some old drills (Bosch) out of the workshop job done! "
Review 17 for DeWalt Extreme 2 HSS Drill Bit Set 13Pcs
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Lasted less than 10 minutes
21 Aug 2013
By
, Norfolk
" Rubbish set of bits - unless it was a faulty batch. Two bits were totally blunt within 10 minutes of drilling old steel bolts of of a wood-burner door.
My advice - go somewhere else and buy a decent product. "
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.