Phillips had screws


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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by RockportDave » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:13 pm



I got the set of Vessel JIS bits and just used them over the weekend. Definitely feel the difference. I too didn’t know they were different until I read it here on the forum. Been working on Japanese bikes and cars for years and have stripped many screws.
I will be purchasing the screwdrivers soon.
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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by Mr moe » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:50 pm

A great source of JIS drivers.
A bit pricey, but compared to Snap On or Mac, the price is OK.

https://www.gofastinnovations.com/

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by Corkster52 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:07 pm

I have both the Vessel bits and the screwdrivers and wouldn't trade them for the world!

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by curtm » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:46 pm

Funny ya say, i bought a $8,00 set from harbour freght as per recommendation from some one on this site, Truly amazing how much better they fit than even my snap off set, price ya can't beat, luckily i live close to U.S border
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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by Good Hondog » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:40 am

Mr moe wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:50 pm
A great source of JIS drivers.


https://www.gofastinnovations.com/

It's funny I just looked at this topic tonight. I coincidentally just received my set of 3 JIS screwdrivers from gofastinnovations today. They are great screwdrivers! The screws that were impossible to remove before on my GL1100 are now no problem with these tools. I'm very thankful I have these in my garage.

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by Scooter363y » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:32 am

I like these screw drivers. We used these at Honda

https://www.amazon.com/Vessel-Ball-2x10 ... vessel+jis

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by Mh434 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:36 am

I just ordered a set of the Vessel ones on Amazon.ca, straight from Tokyo. The reviews are astonishingly good. Looking forward to getting them!

https://www.amazon.com/Bessel-Vessel-Di ... vessel+jis

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by DenverWinger » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:01 am

Mine from CycleMax are fabulous - the fit to the screw heads is absolutely amazing!
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(I stole this from somebody on another GW site...) :roll:

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Re: Phillips had screws

Post by C-dub » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:19 pm





I ordered mine from ADVMotorrad and they arrived today. I was out mowing my yard when they arrived and had forgotten what I ordered. Just like others have said, the fit is incredible. Wow! Now I have to find some kind of pouch to carry some of them with me on trips.


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