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Vix Bits are self-centering Drill Guides. Vix bits let you mount hinges the easy, professional way! Drill guides are most useful when mounting hardware such as hinges, handles, drawer slides etc. Using the drill guide insures the pilot hole will be located in the center of the hardware hole. Vix Bits make a tough job almost foolproof. The beveled self-aligning tip fits nicely into the hardware and is spring loaded so that once aligned the drilling pressure compresses the spring and extends the bit into the workpiece.
|Size||Hex Shank||Screw Size||Drill Size||Stock Number|
|3||1/4||3 and 4||5/64||73200078|
|5||1/4||5 and 6||7/64||73200109|
|9||1/4||8, 9 and 10||9/64||73200140|
March 31, 2020
I love this product. I use it for drilling piano hinges. I only wish they had the capability to use different sized bits for hardwood drilling vs. softwood drilling, it comes equipped with a bit sized for hardwoods.
December 6, 2019
Another sized unit for a unique size screw. Will be adding more sizes as the need arises.
May 4, 2019
Not a true vix bit. Not adjustable.
December 5, 2017
I use the VIX Self Centering Drill to attach Blum Hinges to cabinets. These hinges require exact positioning and this tool make it easy to center the screws exactly. If you are using these type of hinges, you should have a set of these ViX Self Centering Drill Guides.
March 31, 2017
I have had several of these for years. They were old Craftsman products. One broke (that is a totally different story) so I got two new ones (different sizes) as a replacement. I was blown away by the difference in quality. These are far and above better than the one I broke.
June 6, 2015
The product was to be used to drill hinge holes in pine doors. I replaced the broken bit with one I purchased at Home Depot.
June 27, 2014
Helped us drill precise holes in our panel installation down at the new border crossing station in San Ysidro.
September 19, 2009
August 14, 2008
Mostly for installing door hinges but the bits are useful in other ways as well. All door hardware that require a flat head screw (striker plates, latches, handle escutchions, etc.) can be piloted with these bits.
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