Hyde 209651 17 in 1 Painters Multi Tool
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The reality is that the screwdriver bits are probably the least important functions that the tool has to offer, particularly if you already own the Megapro 13-in-1 screwdriver (which we highly recommend). The nail set is really low quality and it actually bent the first time we tried to use it (none of the other painter’s tools come with a nail set).
As a control unit, representative of the simpler models, we also looked at the Hyde 06986 6-in-1 Multi-Tool.In the interest of sustainability and reducing waste, here at Sprayman UK we do reuse our cardboard boxes. com is a product authorized by or in any way connected with any manufacturers displayed on this page.
You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. He lives in a very demanding 250-year-old farmhouse and spent four years gutting and rebuilding his previous home. This patented multi-tool is the perfect worksite addition for any pro – but especially for pro painters who work with spray equipment. Because of the benefits of the small roller cutout, we feel these failings are offset by the overall usefulness of the tool. com, states, “In the short while I’ve owned my 17-in-1 Hyde Painter’s Multi-Tool, it has come in handy for filling voids in the bathroom subfloor that I’m prepping for tile, removing old caulk along the base of the tub, setting protruding nail heads, removing old drywall screws, and knocking down the nubs on the wall I’m about to paint.WARNING This product can expose you to chemicals including BBP, DBP, DEHP, DIDP, DINP and DnHP, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. Can scrape paint, spread compound, open cracks in plaster, pull nails, set nails, open cans, open bottles, clean regular rollers and clean mini rollers.
Having a 17-in-1 tool that can quickly squeegee off excess paint from these little guys is much easier than using the larger cutout found on any painter’s multitool. It accomplishes all the more common multi-tool functions (scrape flat surfaces and contours, spread putty, open out cracks, open bottles, pull nails or pound them in) but also incorporates many new ones. Using the 17-in-1 as a screwdriver is really an “emergency only” option, so it needs to be functional and little else. The Hyde Tools 17-in-1 Painters Multi Tool is the perfect worksite addition for any pro – but especially for pro painters who work with spray equipment. It doesn’t have the small roller cutout, the bottle opener, the nail puller, the screwdrivers, or the wrench cutouts, but it does have a stainless steel blade, the large roller cutout, the prying edge, the scraper edge, the gouging corner, and a metal cap for banging a paint lid on.
If you’re planning on engaging in any painting projects at all, a painter’s multitool can make the process a lot easier. This rugged tool has an overmold handle with a thumb stop for safety and a blade that resists rusting. All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions, used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only. Please drop us a note if you have a question about a home improvement project, need a house planner, or if you are looking for a remodeler in Montgomery County, PA.
We also noticed that after a decent amount of use and banging paint lids back on, the butt end of the Hyde became dented. Hardly a project goes by—from installing a new door (pry-bar, door stop) to building a pergola (marking the ground) to what it’s actually made for: Painting a room—that we don’t use it. This is the only painter’s multitool that we found that cleans two sizes of roller covers, and it can also open paint cans, scrape old plaster, and crack a beer, among many other tasks. In addition to the usual prying, scraping, and spackling, I once saw him use one to open and eat a can of tuna at lunch break. For a tool that weighs less than 5 ounces and has almost no moving parts, the Hyde 17-in-1 contains a vast amount of functionality—including one key feature your typical painter’s multitool doesn’t have.