Ryobi A99HT2 Door Hinge Installation Kit

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Review Overview





If you are in dire need of help in mortising, worry no more because Ryobi has already released its own door hinge installation kit and mortise template that will surely make things easier for everyone. It is an all-in-one package that contains everything that you need to perfect mortising. Be more confident with your project as you accurately cut materials with different widths and depths. This is unlike any of your other tools because it is very small and compact, yet it can efficiently perform its functions. Any hinge mortising job that you need in your home can be done using this Ryobi kit. This package also lets you install a door hinge based on your own style and preferences.

Features of Ryobi A99HT2 Installation Kit

Here are some of the features:

  1. Plastic inserts can be removed when you need some variations and versatility.
  2. It contains bits with built-in storage so you can organize things.
  3. A front guide rail that can work with several tools such as routers and chisels.
  4. Can accommodate different sizes of hinges.
  5. An integrated screw in clamp to avoid those separate screws and nails.
  6. Parts that can be used as guides for different purposes.

A package includes the following:

  • screw-in clamp.
  • Removable plastic inserts.
  • Carbide hinge tip router bit.
  • 1/8” bronze oxide.
  • PH2/8-10SL double ended screwdriver bit.
  • Front guide rail.

Features Explanation of Ryobi A99HT2

  • Efficiency in mortising

When you purchase this all-in-one kit, mortising will surely be a breeze. This tool has a good mortise template that you can utilize so that things will be easier. It is perfect for a standard sized door that is usually present in our home. It has different accessories which contribute to its efficiency including Philips/flathead driver head bit and a drill bit. Because of this, you are assured of a flawless hinge that you will surely be able to use.

  • Versatility

This tool is also very versatile because you can choose to cut either rounded or squared bits using the removable plastic inserts that are included in the kit. These inserts also have their own storage so that you will not lose them while you are doing your work. Most people loved this plastic insert because it serves a lot of functions depending on your preferences. You can also work with either routers or chisels because of the removable front guide rail of the tool. This unique feature is an innovation that may not be found in other brands and models.

  • Accuracy and Precision

When you use this tool, you will be more confident with the cuts that you are going to make because there are also certain features that will help you to measure and adjust things easily. For example, there is an on board adjustment tool and a bit depth gauge that can be used to produce accurate cuts. You now have a way to precisely determine the depth of the cut that you are planning to make for your hinge. When you commit an error, you need not worry because of the adjustment feature of the tool. The roller bearing guide is one of the favorite features of many because of its effectiveness in guiding you for the alignment and placement of parts. As long as you know how to measure hinge spacings, then you will be able to use this too effectively.

  • Durability

If you are planning to use this for your daily project or business, you may do so because of the durability of the product. Although it is made of plastic, it is still free from damages brought about by repeated use. The materials used were hard plastic which contributes to its resistance to scratches, among other things. It is not commercial grade because there are cases wherein the plastic got bent easily but with proper use and handling, it should be able to hold up. Some would even compare it to a commercial grade product.

  • Portable and compact tool

Using a small tool for your projects is very convenient because it would not add to the stress of you carrying so many things. Ryobi has managed to make this tool very compact and small so that you will not find it hard to carry it with you wherever you are planning to go. The overall design alleviates the hassle of keeping track of small parts. Imagine bringing a smaller tool to finish all of your DIY projects. Sounds so cool, right?

  • Price is right

It is only $17.99 so you can easily squeeze it into your budget. With this reasonable price, you are already assured of a high-quality product that you will be able to use for years. It is also very easy to use. Included also in the package is the instruction material that you can refer to especially when you are a beginner. Since it is cheap, you can also buy other accessories or tools that are not part of the kit. This is a good investment that will surely give you lots of return.

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Final Verdict

This is probably one of the best tools that Ryobi has produced over the last few years. Many people have patronized this tool because of its design, efficiency, and relatively cheap price. There are many reasons why you should love this item. If you are a beginner who wants to learn the basics of cuts, hinges, and door locks, then you can begin by using this tool. It is very easy to use, and you would not have a hard time determining the different uses of the parts. With this tool, you will not be experiencing additional stress so you will get to focus on what you are doing. Many people think that the plastic material is a downside but when you examine it closely, it is sturdy so this issue can be addressed easily. Overall, this would be a good choice for a beginner’s collection.

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