Rated 2.6 out of 5 by 7
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Mark This was necessary but no ideal
Is what it says it is but had to grind down the hex so it would fit in my makita impact
April 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SnakZ Loved it so did my boss "Should only be used with impact guns"
it is true that this tool used with a plain old drill is going to twists up that is why i only use it with an impact gun. At my job we need to drill holes without any room for the guns so i used this tool along with an 3/8 adapter (for the drill bit ) with the impact gun and it works great i have only broke 1 so far a few days ago (was over a year old) its been used to drill into SS metal along with impacting bolts
March 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Karyl Love this!
I purchased this to use to make shelves in the garage and tough to get places and it works for me!
October 21, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by RenaissanceDan Useless Tool
Tried this in a pinch and it is mostly useless. I was able to drive a few small screws owing more to my persistence than the tool. It twists under reasonable torque making it mostly useless. Imagine, you're holding the drill with one hand and the head of this flexi tool with the other and when you pull the trigger the length of the adaptor starts to spin while no force is being applied to the bit to turn the screw. Absolutely maddening. Never by this.
April 16, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by RobElectricalContractor Very rarely works for what I need done. It twists up and you can't put pressure.
I bought one of these years ago. I still have it and still rarely use it. The majority of the time I use it, it doesn't do the job and I have to put it back and try something else. First of all, anytime it encounter resistance the entire goose-neck twists up, sometimes bad enough to get a crease that's very hard to get out. Second of all, it's very difficult to keep the pressure on it required to do things like drill a self tapper without the tip jumping out of the phillips head of the screw. I can't think of what could fix the problems with this tool. It just twists up. Use a power tool and a socket and you can hurt yourself.
December 14, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by traveluis I use it a lot!
Unlike the other reviewers, I do use it a lot. As they say, torque gets limited but if you know how to use it and you assemble a lot of things like me (furniture) you'll find this bit to be very useful, just don't twist it more than it can resist. After two damaged tips, I finally got it and now I use it for what it is supposed to and I love not having to sweat when bolts are in very hard to reach places.
TIP: Grab the middle body of the bit with your free hand, the twist will tell you when to stop.
June 12, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Electrician Great Idea, Poor design
The concept is great of having a flexible shaft for that needed angle .. the down side is you cant apply enough torque to get the job done ..meaning trying to bore through a piece of lumber with even the sharpest of bit will still twist the flexible shaft to a pretzel .. I have one, tried it many times .. it's junk. They'd be better off having a fiberglass shaft. It might be good for cover plate screws ..but what's the point of that.
May 7, 2013