As an early Christmas gift, Gedore has confirmed that we can take an extra 10% off already low prices now through the month of December. Below we just wanted to spotlight just a couple of products that make a great gift at a great price to yourself or a loved one. But don’t forget it is 10% off ALL Gedore products (including Ochsenkopf) for the month of December. Buy Gedore today!
Each month we give $50 KC Tool store credit to one of our customers who left a product review in that month. Individuals are automatically entered when you leave an individual product review. Once the winner is announced they will already have had their $50 prize applied to their account. Shop at your leisure.
Last chance to get the Wera Advent calendar. We just got our last pallet of them a few days ago, with no ability to resupply. These limited edition, collector’s item calendars are selling ridiculously fast. We predict to sell out within a week. The Wera red and black screwdrivers are a limited edition, exclusive to this Advent calendar. KC Tool is the only place stateside you can find them. Order Now!
Purchased separately these tools* would cost $137.49 but were selling the Advent calendar for just $68.00. Here is what you’ll get:
- Wera 134001 Rack for Kraftform Screwdrivers
- Wera 018264 5.5 x 100mm Kraftform Plus Slotted Screwdriver
- Wera 018266 7 x 125mm Kraftform Plus Slotted Screwdriver
- Wera 006440 3.5 x 100mm VDE Insulated Slotted Slim Screwdriver
- Wera 008710 PH #1 x 80mm Kraftform Plus Phillips Screwdriver
- Wera 008720 PH #2 x 100mm Kraftform Plus Phillips Screwdriver
- Wera 009315 PZ #2 x 100mm Kraftform Plus Pozidriv Screwdriver
- Wera 118006 2 x 60mm Kraftform Micro Slotted Precision Screwdriver
- Wera 118022 PH #0 x 60mm Kraftform Micro Phillips Precision Screwdriver
- Wera 030005 Bottle Opener
- Wera 073681 Screw Gripper Attachment for Screwdrivers, Long Bits and L-keys
- Wera 052502 Rapidaptor Universal Magnetic Bit Holder
- Wera 066100 T10 x 25mm Torx BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 066102 T15 x 25mm Torx BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 066104 T20 x 25mm Torx BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 066106 T25 x 25mm Torx BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 066108 T30 x 25mm Torx BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056400 #1 x 25mm Phillips BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056402 #2 x 25mm Phillips BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056700 #1 x 25mm Pozidriv BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056702 #2 x 25mm Pozidriv BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056174 1 x 5.5 x 25mm Slotted BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
- Wera 056176 1.2 x 6.5 x 25mm Slotted BiTorsion Diamond Coated Bit
Thanks for being a KC Tool customer. We hope these advent Calendars bring some extra joy to your Christmas.
*listed are Wera equivalents due to Advent exclusives
Seems like Christmas (or preparation for Christmas) gets earlier and earlier each year. My wife and I went to pick out Christmas trees at Lowe’s last night. I am very much a Scrooge, but she adores the Christmas season. She was asking me before Halloween if we could hang Christmas lights. At the time I resisted, saying; “We have to wait for after Thanksgiving”. My reasoning to her is that each season needs its proper time and respect. That was a lie, I was just trying to delay the inevitable. She wore me down over the last two weeks. Finally, after the Chiefs late win over the Panthers, I was feeling especially buoyant (and vulnerable). I gave in. We bought a tree. We did compromise on the size of tree though (moral victory). She was looking for a gigantic 12’ artificial tree. I was hoping for a small fern. Instead, we got a 3’ tall Norfolk Island Pine which is probably around 6 months old. I have read they can grow to over 200 ft tall…which could be a huge problem. I will have to keep it pruned up to keep it inside. The name implies it is a pine tree but it isn’t, it is a weird Araucariaceae from the sub-tropical island of Norfolk which is way the hell out near Australia. I was disappointed to find that it is going to have to stay in the house in a large pot because it doesn’t like cold weather. Oh well…would have looked perfect in the backyard. Minor drawback. Hopefully I’ll be able to keep it alive for several Christmas seasons. It should be almost perfect: it isn’t going to be too big, isn’t going to shed needles, and I can care for it after the season. I have a green thumb in addition to being a German Hand Tool aficionado. Cross your fingers that I made a good move…
Are impact bits right for you? A lot has been written about them since they came out a few years back. There is a constant debate surrounding, “When do I use an impact or a standard bit?”. Impact bits are “new and shiny” (comparatively) which consumers (myself included) gravitate to. Standard bits are cheap and plentiful. There is definitely a market for both standard and impact bits. So which kind do I choose? The answer isn’t complicated. If you spent a sizable sum on purchasing a very cool impact driver isn’t it time that you arm it with the correct bit? Think about this. A Ferrari is a very cool automobile but you wouldn’t want to handicap its performance or even potentially damaging it by putting crummy low octane (or ethanol fuel) in it would you? Same sort of mentality applies to impact drivers and standard bits. Standard bits might be okay for general around the house applications but to best utilize the impact driver in the way it was designed requires impact bits. Some of the best impact bits we carry and I recommend are produced in Germany by Felo. Even though impact bits weigh in at roughly 3 times the cost of standard bits, Felo impact bits deliver higher end torque and repeated impact invulnerability than standard bits could ever hope to match. Tip damage and metal fatigue is minimized by Felo’s custom absorption cascade used to diffuse pressure. The precision machined tips grip the fastener securely preventing cam-out failures which can also cause tip damage. If you are doing work that requires an impact driver, please consider impact bits as a vital accessory. Your impact driver will thank us.
Each month we give a $50 KC Tool gift certificate to one of our customers who left a product review in that month. The gift certificate is applied to the customer’s account so they can use it next time they make a purchase from KC Tool.
It seems only appropriate for the blog that follows “The Fall Classic Sale” to also be about the World Series, but not the Indians vs the Cubs (historic in its own right). This blog is a little different from those we have done in the past. We are talking about the 2016 American Royal World Series of Barbecue. We just couldn’t resist talking about something (else) we love besides some of the world’s finest German engineered tools. Here at KC Tool located in South Kansas City, we love all things German, all things tools, all things food (no veggies though), and all things to do with fast cars. We are combining all that this weekend at the American Royal WS of BBQ. This is the largest BBQ contest in the world. Can you believe they are holding the competition at the Kansas Speedway! How cool is that? A few of us are going down to have fun tonight with our purchasing manager who is actually entered in the barbecue competition with Ball Club BBQ. Good luck buddy!!!
Whether you are an engineer working on a self-driving car prototype, a blue collar professional, or a DIY’er; we are here with the right German engineered hand tools for the job.
Save now with manufacturer’s discounts plus our 10% off coupon code* (NEWKCT) to celebrate our new website. Enjoy manufacturer discounts from great brands like Wiha, Wera, and Gedore through December 31, 2016.
*Two uses per customer only. Valid only through October 31, 2016.
Gedore has announced their Autumn Promo! Gedore on sale now! These products are a selection of Gedore’s projected top sellers for 2016-2017. Remember to combine the sale items with the new website discount code (NEWKCT) and save even more!
The headliner of this group is the “Red Dot Award Winner for 2015” the 6Pc Striking Screwdriver Set. Why have a screwdriver set when you can have a striking screwdriver set? These rugged screwdrivers are built like a brick outdoor lavatory. Use them as a professional shipbuilder, plumber, carpenter, or hobbyist. You will be the envy of your friends or colleagues. Tell them over a cold one that your striking screwdriver set won the Nobel Prize of tools. Gedore Part# GR1878743
Wiha Tools has recently released their Autumn 2016 promotion for North America. It is a combination of Wiha’s most popular items and a selection of new items. Over 300 items have had their prices slashed. Buy Today!
Headlining the Wiha promo are the Cushion Grip Ultra Drivers. These are their own “grab & go tool box”. These drivers boast 26 tips on 13 bits, providing the right bit for the job. The cushion grip and ergonomic handle make for comfortable use. The spring-loaded pop up cartridge helps with fast bit selection. This is a really slick feature that Wiha has incorporated in the handle. A must have for the tool belt or other mobile uses. Throw one in your RV toolbox, motorcycle saddle bag, or simply in the junk drawer at home for a versatile tool to tackle many diverse jobs. The driver is made in Germany. Your choice of the Tradesman, Technician, or Industrial version. These are a great buy at 47% off list price.