Patent Number: 6,293,173

Title: Tool-bit magazine for hand tool

Abstract: A sleeve is rotated to a position in which an aperture is in register with a tool-bit receiving recess in a body rotatably mounted on the shaft of a hand tool such as a screwdriver, so that a tool-bit can be removed from or inserted into that recess in a direction transverse to the axis of the shaft. The sleeve surrounds a rear end portion of the body so as to prevent escape of tool-bits from the recesses while leaving the tool-bits partly visible.

Inventors: Rowlay; Stephen (Sheffield, GB)

Assignee: The Stanley Works Limited

International Classification: B25B 15/04 (20060101); B25B 15/00 (20060101); B25G 1/00 (20060101); B25G 1/08 (20060101); B25G 001/08 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018