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Great for non-impact tools. Not so good for impacts.
on October 2, 2010
I've had this bit holder for years and it had performed well. It holds 1" long bit securely but for a 2" bit, it does not do as good a job; 2" bits "wiggle" inside it too much. It has the smallest foot print (collar) of any bit holder (with a bit lock) you can find. However, I've recently acquired a new Milwaukee 18V Cordless Impact Driver and this holder disappointed me. The vibrations of the impact force easily dislodge its locking mechanism. The first time it dislodges the 1" insert bit, I though I didn't lock the bit in securely. Secured the bit thoroughly and tried again, same thing happened. Swap in the Irwin $6 all-steel holder bought from a local hardware store and everything went smoothly.
If you only use this for drill/driver unit, cordless screw driver or hand held screw driver, it will perform well. However, for impact tools, I'd recommend the Irwin one.