Model # 71262

Internet #100349270

Store SKU #627516

General Tools 3/8 in. Grommet Kit
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General Tools

3/8 in. Grommet Kit

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General Tools specializes in bringing customers with high quality, specialty items for jobs of all types. This easy-to-use General Tools 1/2 in. Solid-Brass Grommet Kit provides an economic solution for repairing tarps, pool covers, canvas tents, awnings and much more. Centering cone on mandrel helps ensure grommet pieces match accurately. Easy-to-use kit includes 12 grommets, a hole cutter, a matched mandrel and anvil pair, a backer block and grommet refills.

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  • Repairs canvas, tarpaulins, tents, awnings, sailcloth, lawn furniture and pool covers
  • Chrome-vanadium steel blade offers strength and durability
  • Screw-on, highly impact-resistant plastic covers with protective lenses
  • Setting tool and cutter are heat treated for long life
  • Black oxide plating on setting tool and anvil prevents rust
  • Serrated tip provides maximum gripping performance
  • Includes a hole cutter, a matched mandrel/anvil pair, a hardwood backer block and an assortment of grommets

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I see this is a brass grommet kit. Will this kit work with and hold up well using steel grommets ...

I see this is a brass grommet kit. Will this kit work with and hold up well using steel grommets which are cheaper to purchase?
Asked by: Anonymous
This is a guess. Yes.
Answered by: nickelname
Date published: 2017-03-13

How many grommets in the package?

The specifications say 48, but it looks more like 5-10 sets from the pictures.
Asked by: LeroyJenkins
Package says 12
Answered by: rstetne
Date published: 2016-12-18

What is the inner diameter (the hole size) of these grommets.

Asked by: DER
The interior diameter is exactly 1/2".
Answered by: chuckinaustin
Date published: 2016-08-07

Why didn't you take the time and tell me yes or no whether the 1/4 grommets could be bought in another HD store in BR. HD online was already sugestel

Asked by: JD
NO WE DON'T KNPW WHICH STORES CARRY ITEM 71260
Answered by: Diane Hewitt
Date published: 2016-10-11
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3/8 in. Grommet Kit is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 55.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I didn't want to spend several hundred on a super-sturdy tarp for a trailer so bought a recycled... I didn't want to spend several hundred on a super-sturdy tarp for a trailer so bought a recycled one without grommets, and this kit. Unfortunately, this kit is not designed for super-sturdy vinyl material. After one attempt I gave up the idea as it proved impossible to make decent holes with the hole-cutting die. It would be helpful if the kit description included the weight/type of material it is suitable for. Also, we suspected that the cutting die would become blunted by repeated use.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality kit with everything you need to set grommets Quality kit with everything you need to set grommets
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for corsets! I purchased this grommet kit to install grommets for a corset I was making, and was very pleased with it. Easy and fun to use, and it ended up looking very nice. Why bother buying the same grommets from a corset supply store for three times the price when you can count on home depot to give you a product that is probably even sturdier? My only complaint is that there is only one color available, but these little babies probably take on spray paint. I will definitely buy more of these grommets for future corsets. If you want to purchase these grommets for tarps or whatever, I would definitely recommend them, because if they are strong enough to tightly lace a corset (and not pop off or bend), then they are strong enough for anything.
Date published: 2010-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Other than the grommet washers Very Good Yes, it will install a grommet, the supplied grommets are very thin, but will work under light loads.
Date published: 2016-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Wanted a grommet kit to install more grommets on plastic tarp. Did a little research and saw many of the tolls in the kits to be inferior, frail pieces. The installation tools with this kit are sturdy, well made heavy metal pieces. Also, the kit has real brass grommets that won't rust, unlike a lot of other kits with brass colored tin or steel grommets.
Date published: 2015-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for keeping gloves on you during a job Wrote a review under the 3/8 grommet refill kit - here's the picture of how to use this with gloves to keep them on you with a carabiner clip.
Date published: 2012-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding tool I bought this tool having never put together a grommet. This tool works perfectly. It is simple and perfect. I put together about 28 grommets on a tarp I was fixing in less than an hour. Definately 5 stars.
Date published: 2008-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from gromet kit is easy to use Purchased this gromet kit so I could use bungee cords to secure a chaise lounge cover which the wind liked to remove. The instructions were easy to follow. Have only installed four, but I'm glad to have the remaining kit for future projects.
Date published: 2013-04-25
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