We know, we know. If you follow our website and social media, you have probably figured out that we have actually carried Stahlwille for a while now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate! KC Tool is very proud to announce that we carry a HUGE selection of Stahlwille tools, both in stock and available to order from Germany.
Stahlwille is one of the most highly regarded German tool brands. Founded in 1862, the company takes the quality of their products very seriously. Many of their tools are still forged and assembled in Wuppertal, Germany. In recent years, Stahlwille has taken great pride in their line of torque tools and have been innovators in the field. Stahlwille is considered by many German tool aficionados to be the best-of-the-best, and you know where the best place to buy German tools is, right? KC Tool of course!
Wera has always had great options in the field of tool storage. They have the “James Bond” driver where the bits are stored in the handle, the new 2go series of cases and storage solutions, not to mention that a ton of the tool sets they make come with high quality boxes, stands or racks. Now they are adding yet another option to their arsenal of storage choices: belts.
Good things come to those who wait! It has been months since they were in stock, but we are happy to announce that the KC Tool bench top stands for precision tools are again available for purchase. For those of you who don’t know, a few years back KC Tool set out to make a precision screwdriver stand that was simple and affordable, without sacrificing quality. We did just that, making it the ideal stand for a wide range of screwdriver brands including Wiha, Gedore, Witte and more.
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We know that some of you in the German tool universe follow our Tool Of The Day™ religiously. For those of you who don’t, everyday at kctoolco.com we have a featured tool. Sometimes we feature a new arrival, sometimes a best seller, and other times a unique tool that you may not know even existed.Read More »
Wiha tools came out with their Ultra Driver over a year ago and it has been very popular in the trades ever since. It was so innovative at the time, that it won the prestigious Red Dot award for design. The pop-up bit holder in the handle holds reversible bits specifically designed for the Ultra Driver. This makes for 26 different tip styles, creating a very handy all-in-one tool.
Though the exciting news is that the original Ultra Driver is only $19.99 until the end of 2017, another variation of the tool has the potential to create a buzz as well. Because of the way the bit holder in the original is designed, it would be almost impossible to create an insulated version of it (for now, anyway), but Wiha has done the next best thing. They have created an insulated insert bit holder with the carousel, pop-up handle of the Ultra Driver.Read More »
This past weekend a group of us at KC Tool were treated to a weekend on the town in Charleston, South Carolina. Gedore Tools is based in the “The Holy City” and they wanted to show us a good time by flying us out to see Gedore Headquarters, among other hot spots on the Charleston scene. We were enamored by Charleston’s beauty, history and charm. We were also in awe of some VERY big wrenches! Many thanks to Gedore for a fun weekend! Check out the photos below to see how the weekend looked.
As social media continues to grow and grow, so has the world of hashtags. If you have been living in a barn for the past 3 or 4 years, a hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by a pound symbol. The hashtag is (and always should be) relatable to the content of the post, so, for instance, if a movie theater posts about a new movie playing they may add #nowplaying or #newmovie to their post. At KC Tool we love our #kctool and #kctoolcrew hashtags as well as our brand’s tags like #wiha and #weratools.Read More »
It’s back! Wera Advent Calendars are now available from KC Tool. We started selling the calendars last year and we sold out quicker than we ever thought we would. So, this year we are almost doubling our stock.
I didn’t know what to think about the concept when they first told me about them last year. I mean, really? An Advent Calendar full of tools? Seems odd, but let me tell you, these are not to be brushed aside. The number of tools you get in this package for the money is crazy. The set I got out of the 2016 Calendar are still my go-to tools, and they are limited edition!
So, what do you get this year? Plenty. First, you get a bit holding screwdriver with 12 different bits. Then you get a microbit version with 8 different bits. You want more? How about 8 metric sockets with the “Take It Easy” tool finder color coding, plus two adapters for you to use the sockets with the bit holder. AND on top of all that, you get a textile case to carry all the tools and a hook-and-loop fastener to attach it to other elements of the Wera 2go system.
We are one of a select few in the states to sell these and no one has as many as we do. That said, when they are gone, they are gone. We won’t be able to reorder them so get yours quick before they sell out!