In November Kobalt will introduce their Universal Socket line.  The Universal sockets are developed to eliminate the need for unique specialty sockets and wrenches.  As infomercials say, but wait, that’s not all.  Kobalt will also be introducing their redesigned Xtreme socket set.

Each product will be available in 1/4” and 3/8” and is engineered to exceed ANSI specifications.  Below are the two sets we had a chance to play with and try.

Kobalt Universal 19-piece Socket Set (#737615)

  • Works with six different fastener types, including: 6-point, 12-point, spline, star, square and most rounded fasteners
  • Eliminates the need for unique
  • Features both Standard (SAE) and Metric (MM)
  • Retail price: $39.98


Kobalt Xtreme Access 22-piece Socket Set (#747438)

  • Pass-thru capability eliminates the need for deep-well sockets
  • 72-tooth gear ratchet provides superior control
  • Retail price: $39.98