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Craftsman  1 in. Self Feed Extended Spade Bit

  Item#  00966253000 | Model#  66253

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Weight:
Item Weight (lbs.): 0.30
Size: 1 in.
Length (in.): 16
Shank Diameter: 0.44 in.
Shank Length: 1.38 in.
Product Overview:
Drill Bit Type: Self feed
Material: High speed steel (HSS)
Number of Bits: 1
Quick Change: No
Shank Type: Hex


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Product Description

This self feed spade bit from Craftsman features a threaded tip that pulls the bit for drilling three times faster than standard spade bits. Its cutting edge and spurs reduce splintering, and its black oxide construction results in longer life. 16 in. extended length for longer reach.

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Added on May 13, 2010


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3 Reviewers (100.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Penns Grove, NJ

Jun 25 , 2014
Excellent buy

Shopping in clearance secction of tools department when I came across This great buy! It was a drill bit with a 16 inch shank. Perfect for the work I was doing in Kitchen replcaing a dishwasher line thru the floor. It made work much easier in running line up thur the floor. Glad I stopped by a check for great buys.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Arcade, NY

Apr 30 , 2014

I found this on sale and bought it to put in an outside hydrant for a garden hose. The bit cut through the plastic siding, plywood and 2"x6" like a knife through butter !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Floyds Knobs, IN

Jan 18 , 2012
Great for Roughing In Electrical Wiring...

If you are anything like me, you are probably skeptical of the claims that this bit design will drill holes 3x faster than a standard spade bit.  After all, the Spade Bit has been around a long time without much in the way of design improvements.  Believe it, my friend!

I started out with the 8 piece set, but have since gone back to the store to buy the entire collection.  The teeth or threads milled into the leading point of this bit sink quicker into wood, don't tend to follow grain patterns as much and enable you to bore a straighter hole, quicker.  What else could a guy (of gal) ask for?

My first experience with the Self-Fed Spade Bit concept was through the stubby collection.  I have found numerous uses for them and when I saw these extended versions online, I had to have them.  At 16" in overall length, I will be able to reach through any workpiece I might ever encounter.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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