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Craftsman 48 pc. SAE & Metric Thread Restorer Kit

Item# 00942275000P | Model# 971 2750 | Added on July 26, 2010 | Seller:
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The 48-pc SAE Metric Thread Restorer Kit Makes Tough Jobs Easier
With the Craftsman 48-pc SAE metric thread restorer kit, mechanics and handymen no longer need fear stripped bolts. This kit contains everything you need to repair and restore old, damaged and stripped threads on bolts and studs, whether they are internal or external. For internal repairs, use the rethreading taps and dies with standard wrenches and a light oil for chasing out damaged threads and removing nicks and burrs. For external repairs, use the files to restore damaged threads any diameter, right or left hand.
The rethreading taps and dies of the 48-pc SAE metric thread restorer kit feature hardened steel for strength and durability, and hex-shaped, they're easy to use with both socket and wrench. This 48-piece tooling set is color-coded with metric sizes in gold, National Fine sizes in black and National Course sizes in bright silver. A solid restoration set, built to get bolts and holes fixed fast, add it to your garage, for solid performance you can count on.

  • Craftsman 48-pc SAE metric thread restorer kit consists of a 48-piece tooling set with metric and SAE parts
  • Kit includes: 7 SAE Course Dies, 7 SAE Fine Dies, 10 Metric Dies, 6 SAE Coarse Taps, 6 SAE Fine Taps, 10 Metric Taps, 1 SAE, 1 Metric Rethread File
  • Designed for use with standard wrenches
  • Hardened steel for strength and durability
  • Color-coded for quick visual identification
  • Comes in a well-organized, sturdy plastic case
  • Made in the U.S.A.
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By MikeEahrmantraub
November 29th, 2014
Excellent kit for the value

This is a fantastic kit for the price. The quality is the same as much more expensive pieces from high end brands. A necessity for any serious tool box. EDIT: This kit comes from the same manufacturer that the truck brands take and slap their logo on and sell for 3x-5x the price. This set has saved my **** twice already - once when I encountered a deformed wheel stud and the grinding bars filed the threads back to shape and once when I deformed an intake manifold bolt that threaded into the engine block. A quick run through of the bolt in the proper die and the bolt threaded back into its hole like butter. HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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By jaberg4
May 11th, 2015
Restoring set

The product works good, but no warranty or you cannot even get a replacement piece when you break one

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Same as found on some professional tool trucks


This USA made kit is the same one found on some of the tool trucks where its sold at a much higher price. It's an excellent kit and will cover most nuts and bolts you'll come across.

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Saves Hassle in the shop


Hi all. I bought this at the Sears website. Had it shipped to the local store. Delivery took awhile. I did get a chance to use it on some Wheel Studs. Saved me the hassle of having to remove a damaged stud discovered while removing a wheel for a rotation. Due to the way the stud was damaged, I had to grind what was left of the outermost thread. And run the Die a few passes. Now the new lug nut goes on smoothly.

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it's ok

October 3rd via
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Good set


This is for repairing threads on bolts and nuts, cleaning them etc, not truly threading them, and the two types of tools should not be interchanged. Don't use threading tools to clean up your threads if you can avoid it.

That said, this set seems to work fine. Has all the common sizes, seems reasonably well made for the price. In fact I'm using it for all sorts of thread clean up that I hadn't considered before. Get some thread cutting oil and use it liberally when you use the tool.

March 24th
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Its great and small packed for easy storage


Its perfect for what i need it for

March 22nd
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I've been looking for such a kit for years!

March 22nd
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Good tool to have if you work on older cars


This is a very good set for the money. I got it on sale by joining the Sears online buying site. Saved up points and waited for sale

March 19th
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Should be a required companion tool for any tap and die set.


Perfect for cleaning internal and external threads without resorting to a tap or die.

March 16th
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