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SWITCHBLADE Plumbers Selfeed Bits Set (5-Piece)

  • Bit Size: 1-3/8", 1-1/2", 2-1/8", and 2-9/16"
  • 12% faster and deliver up to 2X longer life
  • SwitchBlade bits allow you to remove and replace blades
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Product Overview

Tool set featuring a carry case for organization and protection


Durable Carry Case

This case provides incredible organization and protection for your tools between uses and makes the entire set readily portable.

Plumber's kit designed for speed and precision


Designed for Speed and Precision

The feed screw design slices through a variety of materials quickly and precisely.

Bits clearly marked with size identification


Easily Identifiable Sizes

Each bit boasts a clear marking that makes it easy to find the right size for the job.

The 5-Piece SwitchBlade Bit Plumber's Kit offers a convenient assortment of the Milwaukee SwitchBlade Selfeed Bits commonly used on the jobsite. Milwaukee SwitchBlade Selfeed Bits drill up to 12% faster and deliver up to 2X longer life. Designed for any trade that demands repetitive cutting of large holes in wood, SwitchBlade bits allow you to remove and replace blades rather than resharpen. You get a new bit with every quick, convenient change of the hardened steel blade and less downtime on the job. An aggressive feed screw design enables the bit to pull through quickly for faster drilling. Built to last and designed to perform, Milwaukee SwitchBlade Selfeed bits deliver more holes for the money. The kit includes bits in diameters 1-3/8 in., 1-1/2 in., 2-1/8 in. and 2-9/16 in. Also included are 4 replacement blades, 4 feed screws, 4 set screws, a 5-1/2 in. Quik-Lok extension and a hex key, all in an impact resistant carrying case.
  • Aggressive feed screw design allows the bit
  • To pull through the wood faster, resulting in faster drilling
  • Replacement blades made with hardened steel increases bit life
  • Size and model number engraved on each bit
  • Compact carrying case with handle
  • Easy size reference: bit and blades are engraved for quick and easy size identification conveniently packaged: includes the most commonly used selfeed bits on the jobsite
  • Longer bit life: replaceable blades are made of hardened steel
  • Faster drilling: aggressive feed screw design allows the bit to pull through wood faster
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
10.13
Product Height (in.)
4.63
Product Width (in.)
9

Details

Auger Bit Type
Short Auger Bit
Bit Material
High Speed Steel
Drill Bit Type
Auger Bit
Drill Bit Type(s) Included
Bit Extender/ Holder,Specialty
Individual/Set
Set
Number of Pieces
5
Returnable
90-Day
Self-Feeding
Yes
Shank Style
Hex
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Questions & Answers

7Questions22Answers

Will this work on a regular portable hand drill?

Asked by Phanman September 19, 2019
3
Answers

The bits will fit but It really depends on the drill. These are made for making large holes in framing lumber and larger drills with high torque will be able to handle that task while smaller drills may not. What you'll probably face though is the drill not having the power to make it all the way through and binding or stalling. You can burn out the motor in the drill. Look up the manual for the drill and see if it has capacities for self-feed bits and use that as a guide to whether you can or not. Most regular sized drills don't have capacities listed for self-feed bits though.

What is the shank size? I seen a website sed it was 1/4 in?

Asked by Plumber April 7, 2019
2
Answers

7/16ths hex fits in 1/2 inch drill chuck

Do they have a switchblade kit for this or do you have to buy the switchblades individually?

Asked by FishingChris January 7, 2019
3
Answers

the replacement cutters come in packs of 5 but only for 1 size bit

Will these fit on the super hawg 1/2 in quk chuck?

Asked by Plumber December 9, 2017
4
Answers

Yes.

Is it in stock?

Asked by Jorge323 May 5, 2017
3
Answers

No, I had to order mine.

What are the sizes of the bits?

Asked by JorgeOfAllTrades August 27, 2015
4
Answers

1-3/8", 1-1/2" 2-1/8" and 2-9/16"

if i have a pro rewards, may i apply this to my transaction

Asked by nrl236 August 24, 2013
3
Answers

Yes you can but it doesn't count towards the paint program

Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
    out of 60 reviews
  • 93% recommend this product
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I think this is a great idea from Milwaukee. Being able to change the knife and feed screw will h...
I think this is a great idea from Milwaukee. Being able to change the knife and feed screw will help these bits last longer and require less down time when the blade gets dull. The blades can either dull from use or they can get dull or damaged when they hit a nail or screw. If you're on the job site you can quickly swap out the blade and put in a fresh one and get back to work. Replacement blades are very affordable. Comes with the most common sized self-feed bits plumbers would use for boring holes in framing for pipes whether rough-in on new construction or a remodel project. 1-3/8" bit for supply pipe. It looks like a lot of plumbers are using 1-3/8" holes for all they're supply lines then using plastic pex suspender grommet things (not sure exactly what they're called) in the hole for both pex and copper supply pipes. Get a couple of Milwaukee's Speed Feed Auger bits to pair with this if you want to drill smaller holes for 1/2" and 3/4" copper pipe. 3/4" and 1" respectively. 1-1/2" bit for 1" and 1-1/4" copper pipe as well as 1" PVC. Don't think this bit is as commonly used for plumbers unless they do a lot of copper hydronic heating work or sprinkler systems but it's nice that it's part of the kit for when needed. 2-1/8" bit for 1-1/4" and 1-1/2" PVC waste and vent pipes. 2-9/16" bit for 2" PVC waste and vent pipes. These are kind of like forstner bits in that they shave away the wood instead of drilling out a plug like a hole saw. They're faster to use because of that. No time wasted trying to poke out the plug. They have a self feed tip that pulls the bit into the wood making it very easy to make holes. The bits will fit in a standard chuck or in the quick change chuck in Milwaukee's Super Hawg. Together with the M18 Super Hawg it's a great combination. The M18 Hole Hawg specs say it's not recommended to go above 2" with self-feed bits. Comes in a nice hard case with a 5-1/2" Extension with quick change tip, allen key and a set of replacement blades, feed screws and set screws.
by Tom3
These auger bits make life so much easier! They are extra heavy duty, self feeding which takes most of the work out of drilling holes for pipe. The ability to replace the cutting blade and end screw tip is the best feature ever! Because you will hit a screw or nail and then your not left with a hole saw that is a chunk missing. They cut really clean like your using a hole saw. They come with a extra cutting blade and screw tip for each size. The carry case is extra heavy duty and has room for more cutting blade storage.
by Joshwe2002
These switchblade bits are awesome for fast large diameter holes. They don't require messing arou...
These switchblade bits are awesome for fast large diameter holes. They don't require messing around with ejecting the plug like hole saws do, but they do make a pretty big mess by throwing large shavings everywhere. I was able to run these in a heavy duty 18V drill, but something like a hole hawg is probably a good idea if you'll be using them a lot. The quick lock extension is easy to use, with the collar snapping into place as soon as they're pushed together. To unluck, just slide the collar and pull part - you can stack as many extensions as you need if drilling through multiple studs - that will ensure a straight line for whatever pipe you're running. The construction of these is top notch, with replaceable blades and pilot screws. The pilot screws are held in place with a set screw, but there's also a through hole that the set screw sits in so you don't have to worry about them slipping out. One final note - I saw some other reviews lamenting that these didn't work well in a drill press. That's not a shortcoming of the bits, it's by design. The self feed screw advances the bit through the wood automatically so you don't have to push as hard. If you use it in a drill press the screw and the drill press feed will be working against each other, and the workpiece will ultimately get torn up. Get an actual forstner bit if you want to drill large diameter holes in a drill press, not these.
by Doresoom
The 5-Piece Plumbers Bit Set by Milwaukee is a great product with many nice features. This bit s...
The 5-Piece Plumbers Bit Set by Milwaukee is a great product with many nice features. This bit set is for boring holes in wood for installation of plumbing pipes. There are 4 sizes in this set 1-3/8 in., 1-1/2 in., 2-1/8 in. and 2-9/16 in which match up with standard OD sizes of plumbing pipes. These bits comes with replaceable blades (one set included) and have an aggressive feed screw post that pulls the cutting bit into the hole. This greatly reduces the "pushing" needed to drill a hole. These bit kit comes with a handy hard plastic carrying case. Also included is a 5 1/2 inch extension, the extra blades (one for each bit), 4 extra screw feed bits and a hex wrench to install the replacement parts. Also Milwaukee offers more replacement blades which are available on HD online. This set will last a long time and can always be sharp (with blade replacement) for even the hardest plumbing jobs.
by Dan55
Blade don't last very long...
Blade don't last very long
by HomeDepotCustomer
Response from Milwaukee ToolApr 6, 2021
Hello, this is Natalie with Milwaukee Tool. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We're sorry to hear that your SWITCHBLADE Plumbers Selfeed Bits Set did not quite match your expectations, and we would value the opportunity to learn more about your frustrations with the product. Please feel free to reach out to us directly at socialmedia@milwaukeetool.com with any additional feedback. Thank You
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Rating provided by a verified purchaser...
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by HomeDepotCustomer
very nice bits work great...
very nice bits work great
by Russ
The drill bits are a joy to use. Very happy...
The drill bits are a joy to use. Very happy with this purchase.
by CARLOS
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Rating provided by a verified purchaser
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