Southwire Electrician’s Kit First Look

Southwire Electrician's Kit

There are a handful of tools available that everyone, regardless of trade or experience, should own. Southwire does us all a solid by packaging three of them together for electricians. The Southwire Electrician’s Kit includes some of the all-time greats; a rust-resistant pair of stainless steel wire strippers, a non-contact voltage tester, and a 9-in-1 multi-bit screw/nut driver.

Whether you spend a ton of time working with electricity or not, you’ll undoubtedly come to a point where you’ll thank yourself for throwing this basic set of tools in your tool bag.

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Southwire Covers The Basics

The Southwire Electrician’s Kit should cover the basic needs of anyone who needs to test a circuit, disassemble a panel, or repair some wiring.

This kit includes a pair of Southwire’s S1018STR wire strippers. Southwire constructs this tool from stainless steel for rust resistance. They can strip, snip, and bend both 10-18 gauge solid copper wire and 12-20 gauge stranded copper wire. The handles feature comfortable, double-dipped grips for better ergonomics. An easy-to-access thumb lock holds the whole thing together when not in use.

The Southwire Electrician’s kit also includes the 40116N Non-Contact Voltage Tester. With a detection range between 100-600V AC, you shouldn’t ever need to worry about having to jam anything into a live circuit. It has a flashlight on the non-business end, and it runs off of two included AAA batteries.

Finally, the Southwire Electrician’s Kit includes the SD9N1 Multi-Bit Screwdriver. This driver includes some of your basic bit sizes and shapes, as well as a couple common hex driver sizes. It includes #1 and #2 Phillips tips, 3/16″ and 1/4″ slotted tips, #1 and #2 square tips, and 1/4″, 5/16″, and 3/8″ hex drivers. The handle features a ridged rubber overmold and printing on the butt of the handle for easy identification.

You can grab your Southwire Electrician’s Kit at your local Lowe’s store or online for $24.98.

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Southwire Electrician’s Kit Features

  • The S1018STR stainless steel wire stripper is rust resistant
  • The SD9N1 Multi-Bit Screwdriver includes #1 & #2 Phillips tips, 1/4″, 5/16″, & 3/8″ hex drivers, 3/16″ & 1/4″ slotted tips, and #1 & #2 square tips
  • The 40116N NCV has a detection range of 100-600V AC
  • Includes: S1018STR Wire Stripper, SD9N1 Multi-Bit Screwdriver, 40116N Non-Contact Voltage Tester

 

 

 

 

 

 

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