Smart Bit Review

     About the Smart Bit We were at a small job site a while back and noticed this crew using a bit we had not seen before.  After watching them for a couple of minutes and watching the progress they were making, we decided to see what they were using.  They were using a Smart Bit. The Review There are a lot of different products out there to help gauge the depth of a drill hole.  Some of them are very good, while others we have tried are more or less a gimmick.  The Smart Bit is one of those good drilling and counter sinking accessories.  In most of the Smart Bit kits you buy, it comes with a Hex tool for bit changes and 2 extra drill bits.  You can buy extra drill bits or if you have the Drill Doctor, you can just sharpen the bits.  This system is designed for #8 head deck screws. As you can see from the video, we just showed the bit in action with a piece of plywood and a 2×4.  The drill bit goes through the wood very easy and the collar works great.  The collar works as advertised and provides two functions.  First, the collar is wide enough to let the wood shavings come up to the top and doesn’t get clogged in the collar.  Second, the collar is made of...

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