One benefit of being a small company is that we can stay responsive to our customers needs. In fact, our Master Set #5575 was created due to customer demand, and it has turned out to be one of our best selling sets!
Recently, we've received many requests for Security Torx/Star bits in addition to our regular Torx/Star bits. I'm pleased to announce that as of January 2015, we have a limited quantity available to order in either a rack (to snap into an existing Chapman Set) part #XT8-30 or as a soft pack #1086 with a famous Chapman midget ratchet. (Sold out as of 3/1/2015)
Security Torx, also called Security Star, Tamper Resistant Torx, Tamper Resistant Star, Torx TR or Star TR bits fit Torx screws or Star Screws that have 6 points and a pin in the center of the screw.
We are told they are found on a wide range of products including:
Electronics: laptops, PS3, XBox 360 wireless controller (T8), hard drives, external hard drives, Dell XPS, Macbooks, smartphones, Blackberries, AV systems
Anti-theft license plate faster kits
Appliances: Microwaves, Washing machines (particularly on the door of front loaders)
Ours are available in sizes T8 T10 T15 T20 T25 T27 T30, our part numbers X8 X10 X15 X20 X25 X27 X30.
We have a limited amount of Security Torx bits available. These parts will be available in a larger Security Bit Set in mid 2015, that will also include security Std. & Metric Hex along with other security bits. Security Torx are not yet available open stock.