150Pcs 0.4mm to 3.2mm Micro Twist Drill Bit HSS Precision Drilling Tool Set

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WARNING!!!!! Do NOT BUY this kit at any circumstances (unless you are wealthy and don't care about your money). Exclamation-Mark But honestly, this is not about the cost, this is about the quality!! As a mature (we don't say an old) as I am, I should question myself 150pcs for $12.00 - it is too good to be true. Nevertheless, a was attracted by the sizes and more of 0.1 increments hard to find.
...and the box arrived nicely presented: each size of the drill bit has its own storage compartment, sounds nice... but that was it, I took the smallest bit and looked at it, it was flat at the end (nor sharpening at all). I took another drill, the same story. I took a different size...a different drill bit - no difference. All smallest sizes are the same. But the larger size, no big difference: no sharpening - they have different angles at the center. All of them are a piece of junk! :mad: Wait..., if I clean the rust I might use them as mandrels when making a ring hoops

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Here I use my magnifying lens to show the 0.4 drill bit

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a larger drill bits
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Bottom line! avoid buying it at any cost. They are nothing to do with drill bits.
 

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Hi Jim

I bought two of these sets off ebay 3 years ago and have had no issues with them ( unless you count knock it over an spilling them all over the place)
Maybe you got a bad set. Use them all the time in both a pin drill and the Dremel. I think I paid $15 a set for them. Mine have good points on the bits
and for the cost well worth it.
 
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There so many sets on e-bay, price ranges from $ 11.00 to 150.00 How would you know what is the right (good) one? I must purchase a bad one. But this particular one no way a drill bit set, it is junk!
 

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Maybe you might want to look at a company like LeeValley tools (not sure what they have in small bits these days). In my experience they provide top quality tools. But of course, you pay for it. Although I should say, I'm a little prejudiced in my thinking as I've been shopping there for the past 15 years or so. To date I have yet to ever have to return anything, nor have I ever been unhappy with the tools I have bought. That being said, I have never purchased anything online from them, I only shop at one of their stores where you can put your hands on things.
 

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That being said, I have never purchased anything online from them, I only shop at one of their stores where you can put your hands on things.
I like that idea a lot. Unfortunately, there are not too many options left for New Yorkers, and you are correct, buying from trusted source\names is key for a decent tool
not to mention the brand name.
 

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Hi Jim

I bought two of these sets off ebay 3 years ago and have had no issues with them ( unless you count knock it over an spilling them all over the place)
Maybe you got a bad set. Use them all the time in both a pin drill and the Dremel. I think I paid $15 a set for them. Mine have good points on the bits
and for the cost well worth it.

G'day Paul, I'm like you I have also bought two sets and have had no problems, I paid $12 for mine and I had the same problem of them spilling out so I cut some foam and inserted it into a divided plastic hobby box and pushed them into the foam, I will attach a pic soon,

best regards John,


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The very small ones I keep in small plastic tubes, see bottom right of pic,


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and a close up,

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