Best Drill Bit Set 2016-2017 Top Reviews

Thinking about making some holes? Well don’t just go out and buy the first decent looking drill bit set you can find! There is a lot to consider before purchasing something like this. Even though sets come across pretty affordable, you want to make sure you get the best drill bit set you can find!

SE 7503SD 3-Piece Power Extension Bit Set for Drills

This drill bit set of 3 has a socket adapter that can fit all power drills that turns any drill into a nut driver. The 3 sizes included are 0.25 inches, 0.4 inches, and half an inch. The widths of these 3 sizes are the same at 0.25 inches. Durability and convenience is what this set has to offer with its treated Chrome-Vanadium steel alloy bits. The extensions are around 3-4 inches long.

The spring ball is used to retain the socket rather than some brands who opt for magnetic retention, both techniques are fine and will work well, the spring ball system is a little more old school but you can definitely count on its durability and grip! For a price like this you can’t go wrong, especially when the product is high performance and will surely last you a long time.

Dewalt WE1361 Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set

This drill bit set brings you a total of 21 different bits with sizes ranging from 1/16th of an inch to half inch bits. The titanium coated points are sure to promise smooth drilling and heavy duty performance. These drill bits fit the Jacobs chuck and will not work for hex shank bits. All these bits come in a hard plastic durable case with clips for keeping your drill bits organized and safely away when not in use.

With this bit set, you should try to keep your drilling to wood, plastic, and metals that are no harder than aluminum. You can cut through non ferrous metals with these bits, but it will need sharpening after a long use with these metals. This is a great drill set and will start only upon contact to avoid mistakes and messy holes caused by unsteady hands. A 21 bit set at a price like this is pretty impressive, just keep the metal cutting to a minimum!

Dewalt Black & Decker 15557 Drill Bit Set

Another drill bit set by Dewalt has made it to the list with their 10 piece Black & Decker 15557! The set includes all the popular drill bit sizes ranging from a 1/16 inch to 1/8 inch up to 1/4 inch bits. The set comes packaged with a bit bar for attaching your bits and keeping them organized in your tool box. Dewalt also offers a 2 year warranty with their products which is a really great feature.

Again, these bits are not to be used for cutting through ferrous metals, so try and keep the drilling to a minimum by only drilling through plastic, wood, and aluminum to avoid having to constantly sharp your drills and making them last longer. These drill bits fit the 3/8 chuck for maximum output, and can only fit in 1/4 hex shafts and has a magnet at the bottom for drills that use magnet style drill bit retention.

Dewalt DW1354 14-Piece Titanium Drill Bit Set

DEWALT DW1354 14-Piece Titanium Drill Bit Set

Remember the previously discussed WE1361 Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set by Dewalt (yet again)? This set is pretty much the same, only instead of 21 drill bits, this one has 14 bits and a whole lot more portable! The finishing coat is titanium to prove smooth drilling and long lasting durability.

Remember with these Dewalt drill bits, to keep the drilling only through plastics, wood, and non ferrous metals. I feel it’s important to repeat these things because they are such a great brand with quality and price if used the right way! This drill bit set comes in a hard plastic tool case with drill bit shelves and hooks to keep your drill bits organized by size for easy access!

Makita T01725 Impact Drill-Driver Bit Set

This amazing 70 piece bit set is coated in black oxide to steer clear of rusting! These drill bits not only look super cool, but they can fit any quick-change connector system. They use a heat treatment on steel for the durability and a 135 degree split point tip on each bit to prove that quality, functionality, and durability can fit into a price that’s super easy on the pocket.

These fit into 1/4 hex shanks. The set comes with not just bits, but also with a magnetic 3 inch holder and several nut drivers to give you the full package of everything you need for your project. These bits and tools are packaged with a heavy duty blue plastic case around 8 by 5 inches with the inside having molds for each piece with labels so you can keep all the 70 pieces organized and avoid losing parts. Use these drill bits for nothing too hard, drywall is fine, along with wood, plastic and thin metals. There are strong and stiff unlike some flexible drills which were more made for impact.

Dewalt DW2587 80-Piece Professional Drilling/Driving Set

DEWALT DW2587 80-Piece Professional Drilling/Driving Set

Okay Dewalt is really making a statement here with their 4th drill bit set reaching high in the market with their biggest set yet! A remarkable 80 piece drilling set is sure to wow you with the versatility and functionality this kit is all about! The 17 bits included are coated in black oxide to avoid rusting and go up to 3/8 inches in size. Also included in the kit is a bunch of industrial screw driving and fastening bits for flexibility among projects. All in an awesome professional case with an inside that is molded and uses magnets rather than clips to keep all the parts in place. Each part has a specific spot in the case you will see by specific mold sizes and labeling on the case.

They give you a 30 day guarantee on their products and have pleased many people. Weighing only 15.5 ounces and being a sturdy case with handles, this is a great kit that screams “complete and prepared” without it being a hassle to take on the go. These bits work with Jacob’s chucks but there are adapters included in the set so that you are able to use these bits with hex chucks as well. Talk about variety!

Neiko 10193A Titanium Step Drill Bit Set

Do not underestimate the functionality of this 3 piece bit set! High speed steal coated in titanium make this the perfect tool for drilling through plastic, wood, and sheet metals. The design on the bits make for a cleaner cut at a faster rate, with a tip designed by the popular 135 degree split point technique that uses the point of gravity to keep it steady in the exact spot you need it to be while drilling.

The three sizer are 3/16 to 1/2 inches with 6 steps, 1/8 to 1/2 inches with 13 steps, and 1/4 to 3/4 inches with 9 steps. The 3/16 and 1/8 sizes have a 1/4 shank, and the 1/4 drill bit’s shank is 3/8. Use these drill bits for soft non ferrous sheet metals and any other materials that are softer. This cuts great through PVC and are pretty good and prove to be super durable for the price!

Craftsman 100 Piece Drilling and Driving Kit

Craftsman brings you a staggering 100 piece drilling and driving kit to prove that “go big or go home” is advice worth following. For such a low price, let’s take a look at the tools and bits that are included in this baby! This comes with 4 different types of drill bits- six masonry bits from sizes 1/8 to 1/4 inches, five wood brad drill bits from sizes 1/8 of an inch to 3/8, 9 bits coated in black oxide from sizes 1/16th of an inch all the way to 1/4th of an inch, and three spade bits that are sized 1/2, 5/8, and 3/4 inches.

There are a bunch of nut drivers and hex adapters that allow you to switch from different sized shanks either hex or Jacob’s shank and includes a magnetic 3 inch holder. It also includes flat heads and Philips to make your drilling and driving kit a magical experience. Again, these drill bits cut best when only used with sheet metals and any other soft material such as PVC, other plastics, drywall, and wood. The case is labeled with an inside organized clip holder bars and labeling to keep all 100 pieces in place!

What To Look For

When looking for a drill bit set, consider these factors: purpose, price, durability, versatility, and edge. Purpose; what are you using this drill bit set for? If you have a specific range of drill bit sizes that you need, you can choose to look for smaller sets. Depending on whether you have a specific project or several that require all sorts of bits, if you’re trying to save money and purchase the bits you need, figure out exactly what you need and come back to looking for more specific and smaller sets. Price; a product that is extremely affordable neither means it’s of low or high quality. There are a range of low budget drill bit sets that have a wide variety of drill bits and assisting tools, don’t judge by the price, read the reviews, and try to be a little more willing to raising the budget by a few dollars if you can, and if there is a set that is of high quality and includes the items that you need.

Durability. Of course you want to get something that will last, at least through the project, but it is always helpful to have something that will work like new every time. The drill bits mentioned here are mostly for commercial uses. Things like plastic, wood, drywall, and non ferrous sheet metals won’t damage or wear down these drill bits. If you will be cutting through a lot of metal with these bits, make sure to grab a drill bit sharpener with your purchase to keep the drills nice and sharp.

When I say versatility, it really depends upon each individual. If you are a beginner with stuff like this, you might want to go ahead and purchase a large set that includes shank adapters so you can learn first hand on what fits what and have a large variety of choices to make choosing the right set an easier job and to prevent frustrations in the future. If you already have a complete set of adapters and assisting tools you need then you won’t really need another full set, unless you want one that is complete in a labeled and organized case for on the go jobs! When it comes to edge it’s basically the same thing. If it comes in an organized case that’s a bonus! But if not, what features stand out to you?

Conclusion

Now that you’ve seen the variety of different drill bit sets that are on popular demand in the market, it’s up to you to really decide on what you need and what best fits your project and your style. Always check reviews and ratings so you can get a view of the full spectrum of each product before purchasing. If you are more experienced in picking drill bit sets, I’m sure that you find the products on this list make quite a statement when it comes to drilling! For those who are just starting, take this information and remember the important factors before any purchases to ensure that you get the best possible drill bit set for you! Whether a big set or a small set, you get to choose what’s perfect for your projects to be able to drill that clean, perfect hole you’ve been dreaming of!

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