Impact Driver 101: How to Use the Socket-Drive Adapter

From our Tool School series: Pro tips on turning your impact driver into a socket wrench

In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement demonstrates how to utilize the socket adapter to transform your impact driver into a fast tool for driving hex-headed lag bolts and fasteners. Unlike a drill/driver, the impact mechanism has the power to drive bolts properly and quickly.

Learn how to:
• Utilize a socket adapter
• Use impact driver as an alternative to a socket wrench
• Quickly drive bolts


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