Mt. Prospect, Ill. – The Daredevil was designed to answer the needs of electricians, plumbers and other professional users for greater speed, ease of use and hole quality. The Daredevil spade bit takes performance to another level because it offers best-in-class speed, ease of use and durability – based on independent testing.

The key to this performance is the patented design of the bit itself.  While other wood-drilling products come with a threaded tip for fast feeding, Bosch has incorporated a full-cone threaded tip, which increases not only the speed of the bit, but also ease of drilling.  
Another patented feature of the Daredevil is the contoured paddle.  This wave-like shape speeds up chip removal adding to the speed of the bit.  The combination of these two features creates astonishing results:  In independent testing, the Daredevil was 2.4x faster and required 53% less force than the Irwin Blue Groove*.  
While spade bits are not expected to produce anything beyond average hole quality, the Daredevil is not your average spade bit.  The patented spur-and-reamer design is unique because it not only scores the wood for a clean entry hole, but also has angled cutting edges that ream the hole for reduced breakout, leaving a cleaner exit hole than any competitive bit.
Individual Bosch Daredevil spade bits are available in a range of sizes:
6-inch length (standard sizes): 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 9/16", 5/8", 11/16", 3/4", 13/16", 7/8", 15/16", 1",  1-1/8", 1-1/4", 1-3/8", 1-1/2"
4-inch length (Stubby sizes): 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 1", 1-1/4", 1-1/2"
16-inch length (Extended sizes):  3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 7/8", 1"
Extension Shafts: 6", 12" 
o Both extension sizes feature heavy-walled sockets with two setscrews that lock the bits securely in place. 
Also available in eight sets:
6-inch length (standard sizes): 3-piece, 6-piece, 6-piece with protective pouch, 7-piece with extension, 10-piece, and 13-piece with protective pouch 
4-inch length (stubby sizes): 3-piece, 6-piece with protective pouch
Bosch Daredevil spade bits are available now at distributors and home centers. To learn more or to find a local dealer, visit or call 877-BOSCH-99.  Check out for additional tips and videos.

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