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Kobalt Xtreme Access and Universal Socket Sets

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...

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Kobalt 27-Piece Xtreme Access Socket Set – Perfect Fathers Day Gift

Oh, what to get for Dad on Fathers day.  The best gifts for Dad is always tools, especially cool tools that are not going to break the bank.  The Kobalt 27-Piece Standard 1/4-in and 3/8-in Drive Xtreme Access Socket Set is cool because of a few things.  First it does both SAE and Metric.  This allows you to carry less sockets, it uses a spline system which works rather well except for the angled spline makes it slip easily off the work.  The pass thru design allows you to have a limitless deep socket.  The kit has a nice...

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