Spec Tools makes quite a variety of straight, ratcheting, and offset screwdrivers, but when reader Sandro tipped us off to this kit it really caught our attention; it seems to include the most useful round-up of Spec Tools’ products — straight and offset drivers for use manually (with the included handle) or any 1/4″ powered driver.
Our favorite part, though is the geared 90-degree offset, which seems like just the kind of tool to save your ass when you can’t find any other way to get at a fastener.
The version pictured here comes from stereo-sales-giant Crutchfield — we left their phone number in their picture — and includes a 2-position drive handle, unlike the kit we found directly from Spec. Regardless, the components of the kit go together to offer some 300 different driver combinations, which further speaks to the kit’s usefulness.
It’s not horribly expensive, either, at $50 from Crutchfield. The kit’s marketed in different variants under a variety of brands, and Froogle turns up dozens of them ranging from $30 to $70 or so.