DeWalt 192 Piece Mechanics Tool Set Review – DWMT75049
With a complete kit like the DeWalt 192 Piece Mechanics Tool Set, most jobs can be completed without tools beyond the DWMT75049 set.
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Right away, it is apparent that DeWalt is taking the mechanics tool business by the horns. This is not just a small tote-size socket and ratchet set. The DeWalt 192 Piece Mechanics Tool Set, model DWMT75049, is a legit complete set of the ratcheting tools fit for the mechanic. This 192-piece kit really covers the gamut for sockets, ratchets, extensions and most bits that are needed on the typical job. With the exception being impact-rated sockets, extensions and bits. Still, there are only so many items to include in an all-in-one kit, and still be less than $200.
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DeWalt 192 Piece Mechanics Tool Set Features
Included in this 192-pc are three ratchets, in the typical 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” drive. These are almost the same as the New DeWalt Pear Head Ratchet Review we did earlier in 2017. The ratchets in this DWMT75049 include a push-button detent, and a lever to shift ratcheting direction. Handles are broad with plenty of meat on the grip. In addition, indentations on the handle aid in gripping. Milling is smooth and consistent with “DeWalt” engraved in the handle. When you grab these ratchets, you know you’re holding a solid tool.
Just as the ratchets, these sockets in the DeWalt 192 piece mechanics tool set are made from chrome vanadium steel as well. DeWalt is utilizing the same Direct Torque technology in these sockets as the DeWalt impact socket set. The points or corners of the sockets are milled out, creating a pocket for the corner of the fastener. This technology allows the flat sides of the socket to grab the flats of the fastener, hence providing less chance of slip.
DeWalt DWMT75049 Look and Feel
Being manufactured from chrome vanadium, the sockets and accessories have a bright-polished chrome finish. Not only does this make greasy cleanup easy, but it also aids in durability from harsh climates and environments. In addition to the finish, a knurled band around the top of the socket allows the user to grip the socket better.
Further note: the knurling on these sockets are actually functional. You can easily feel the rough band, unlike many sockets with nothing more than a decorative ring (Craftsman and Snap-on).
Sizes for each socket are easily readable. Each size is engraved on two sides of each socket and the numbers are not small. Not only the sockets receive the knurling and engraved sizes, furthermore the torx bits and other ratcheting bits include the same.
Covered For Life
All the pieces it the DeWalt 192 piece mechanics tool set are covered with the DeWalt Full Lifetime Warranty. There is no need to visit the store if and when a tool breaks. Just send an email or call the 1-800 number, tell them what broke, and DeWalt will send a brand new replacement. No questions asked…for life, so I don’t know how you can beat this warranty.
- Ratchets: 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″
- 1/4″ 6pt: SAE 5/32″-9/16″, Metric 4-14mm
- 1/4″ Deep 6pt: SAE 5/32″-1/2″, Metric 4-14mm
- 3/8″ Shallow 6pt: SAE 1/4″-7/8″, Metric 10-21mm
- 3/8″ Deep 6pt: SAE 1/4″-7/8″, Metric 10-21mm
- Adapters: 1/4″ x 3/8″, 1/2″ x 3/8″, & 3/8″ x 1/4″
- Spark Plug Sockets: 3/8″ x 5/8″, 3/4″, & 13/16″
- 3/8″ Hex Bit: 5/32″-5/16″, Metric, 4-8mm
- 3/8″ Torx: T10-T45
- 1/2″ 6pt: 7/16″-1″, Metric, 13-24mm
- 1/2″ 6pt Deep: SAE 7/16″-1″, Metric 13-24mm
- Universal Joints: 1/4″, 3/8″ & 1/2″
- Extensions: 1/4″ x 3″, 6″ & 10″; 3/8″ x 3″, 6″ & 10″; 1/2″ x 2-1/2″, 5″ & 10″
- 14-Piece Standard Hex Key
- 14-Piece Metric Hex Key
- Price: $191.11
- Warranty: Full Liftime
DeWalt is proving themselves to make really good mechanics tools. The machining and milling on the mechanics tools I have reviewed thus far have been very good quality. Fit and finish, along with ergonomics are top notch as well. At a price of less than $200 for 192 pieces, you will be hard pressed to find this quality and price elsewhere. To boot, the Full Lifetime warranty even more so proves DeWalt is standing behind this 192 piece mechanics tool set DWMT75049. We recommend this set with both thumbs up.
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