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Wiha 38048 – Stubby 6-in-1 Multi-bit Driver Set

Wiha 38048

Today we have the Wiha 38048 Stubby 6-in-1 multi-bit chauffeur collection. This is among a pair establishes that are readily available in this kind element. This certain design consists of slotted, Philips and also square drive little bits.

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Brochure Extract

Retail Packaging Front

Retail Packaging– Rear

Unpacking– Initial Impressions

There seems some support included in the plastic pocket in the product packaging at the edges. I do not believe I’ve ever before seen anything like that prior to.

Support on Pocket Corners

The very first point I observe exists is no “Made in Germany” marking anywhere on the device. I believe this is the very first Wiha vehicle driver I have actually seen without this. Typically you would certainly see it on this level anti-roll component. There was a lot of room since as you can see below, this smaller sized motorist has a smaller sized area and also still area for the “Made in Germany” marking. Ideally this isn’t an indication of points ahead as I keep in mind Craftsman taking the USA off every one of their devices a number of years prior to relocating manufacturing to China.

No “Made In Germany” noting anywhere on vehicle driver

Little Bit Holder Cartridge

The 6 little bits are kept in a cartridge that is rubbing match completion of the squat take care of. This is absolutely something that would certainly be difficult to stand out off if you have handwear covers on.

Getting Rid Of Bit Holder Cartridge

The little bit owner cartridge is extremely perfectly developed as well as made. The fingers of the owner function as a springtime to rubbing fit both the little bits as well as the owner itself within the take care of.

Little bit Cartridge/Holder

There is additionally a facility shaft within the deal with to provide some added assistance to stop deflection of the owner when in operation.

Directory Discrepancy

I’m not exactly sure why the directory markets this as a “Stainless Steel Bit Holder?” Unless I’m blind I do not see any type of stainless-steel below unless it is installed in the plastic. I believed possibly they were describing the shaft, yet the magazine listing additionally states “CVM device steel shaft” so I’m not exactly sure if this is a blunder or I’m missing out on something totally.

Magazine Extract

Chauffeur Bits

Each of the little bits is branded with the little bit dimension and also Wiha name.

Each Bit noted with Bit Size

Each Bit noted with Wiha Name

The complying with little bits are consisted of:

  • Slotted 0.6 x 4.5 mm
  • Slotted 1.0 x 6.0 mm
  • Philips # 1
  • Philips # 2
  • Square # 1
  • Square # 2

It is kind of strange exactly how the Square drives had actually tattooed rather than stamped markings. Ideally these will not wear away.

Square Drives Marked with Ink rather than Stamped

Considering Philips # 1 below under magnifying, we see an extremely little bit of side roughness, yet total appearances respectable. No grievances below. I question if those little damages as well as chips originate from the production procedure or from product handling after making.

Philips # 1 Under 10X Magnification

Little Bit Holding Magnet

There is a magnet to hold the little bits in position and also it is practical solid. The little bits themselves are not allured yet I did see an unusual impact when the little bits remained in the little bit owner. It resembles the little bits do come to be magnetic when placed right into the owner. Possibly a professional in magnetism can describe what is taking place below. I had the ability to obtain 5 of the 6 little bits to hang off the screwdriver with the sensation.


So allow’s place this device to function. Due to the fact that this squat screwdriver is so small I discover making use of the top part of the hand is the most convenient method to utilize this device.

My recommended means to hold this squat screwdriver

The fit of the little bits is fairly outstanding. Initially, confirming that this little bit is not allured. As you can see right here, that has to do with as ideal of a fit as you can obtain for a Philips head screw.

Philips bit in shape limited adequate to levitate

Having a look at the gotten rid of screw, we do not see any kind of indicators of tainting or damages.

No Marring or Damage to this Philips Head Screw


On the whole this is an excellent little squat screwdriver collection, specifically for those that do not wish to bring about a complete collection of squat vehicle drivers. At the time of this evaluation the MSRP for this device has to do with $25, nevertheless you must have the ability to choose it up at many areas for under $20.

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