Wiha torx driver set recommendation?

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I have a cheap TS Pro set from Home Depot and I’m concerned they’ll strip the torx heads on my folders. I want to buy a Wiha torx driver set. Which Wiha set is most recommended? Precision Torx T1-T8 red handles? Precision ESD T4-T10 yellow handles? Or another?

My MBK EZC (Kizer) and Laconico Keen (WE) both use T6 and T8 torx heads. Is this standard for most folders now or are larger heads common to other manufacturers? I’ve read some custom makers use up to T15.

Other folders on my short list are Real Steel Megalodon Ti 2017, Spartan Harsey Folder, Cherburkov Scout, CRK Impinda, and North Knives Skaha II.

Thanks.
 
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This one is perfect for knife sized torx screws. Wiha Torx bits-selector.
 
These are the items in the picture ...

Slotted/Phillips/Torx®/Hex Bit XLSelector 31 Piece Set
SKU: 79495

the Wiha driver:
3K 1/4" Magnetic Bit Handle
SKU: 48114

the Wera ratcheting driver:
Wera Kraftform 816 RA Bitholding Ratcheting Screwdriver, 1/4" Head

I believe I ordered the Wera ratcheting driver from Amazon but I'm sure you can get them several places.


 
this is a nice set if you only want the torx for knives:

Wiha 75985 - Torx: T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8 with aluminum handle & pocket clip. (no T10) :(

this looks very similar but with slotted and phillips + 4 torx.
Kershaw TXTOOL TX-Tool (Torx) with T-6, T-8, T-10, Phillips and Slotted Bits
Chinese made available at KC
 
Thank you to everyone who responded to my query. I have a much better idea of what to get now. :thumbsup:
 
Just a note from the OPs initial post the ESD Safe are only worth having if you do or plan to work on electronic devices. I do that kind of work and don't have all ESD tools as I have done this type of work for a while and know how to manage it.
 
Just a note from the OPs initial post the ESD Safe are only worth having if you do or plan to work on electronic devices. I do that kind of work and don't have all ESD tools as I have done this type of work for a while and know how to manage it.

Thanks for that explanation. I couldn’t seem to find the info on the Wiha site. Lots of acronyms, proprietary product nomenclature and poor website design makes it frustrating to navigate.
 
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Looks like a nice set, but lacks a #10, which is needed for a lot of Benchmade pivots. I just checked and was surprised a BM as small as the minigrip needs a #10.:eek:
This is my favorite (best) torx driver:
https://www.knifecenter.com/item/BO09BO700/boker-wiha-toolkit-torx-bit-driver
The BM Bluebox drivers seem to have a little sloppier fit than the Wiha, but have never caused a problem.
 
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I bought these two years ago and they rule the roost as the quintessential non powered driver duo. Didn't want to link as never sure what's not OK. I keep the left one at home and the right one on my BMW motorcycle (all Torx bits). When at home I break these out to fix anything within our property, home, cars, motorcycles, guns, whatever. When friends as to borrow, I politely throw a new one their way (Keep a few new sets at home) and if they like it they can keep it ($30 left $45 right). They throw me some wine, we're all good.

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Thanks. I’ve already expanded my options to Wera too, due to responses above. Your kit looks good.
 
Thanks for that explanation. I couldn’t seem to find the info on the Wiha site. Lots of acronyms, proprietary product nomenclature and poor website design makes it frustrating to navigate.
Here is a set that I bought, and gave away, for the 10,000 post GAW. It's a great set; wish I had one like it..
:)
Wiha 36291 Screwdriver Set, Torx, 6 Piece
 
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