It's not the size, it's how you use it.
Stick the DAKINE Stubby Driver in your pocket for quick and simple adjustments in the parking lot or on the mountain. This four-piece ratchet set features Phillips, posi-drive, flat head, and hex bits, and you'll barely notice its compact size next to your iPod, Red Bull, and all the other crap you keep in your snowboard jacket.
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and it comes with a posi-drive!
While I don't make it a habit of putting in and removing ski screws, a posi driver is essential to any ski tech's toolkit. I found a great one for the shop, but actually need something more portable for travel -- this is the perfect driver for adjusting heel settings on my dynafit bindings. With binding inserts, I've got the ability to swap these bindings across multiple skis. But the heel doesn't always line up from one mount to the next. Enter this.
Also, the bits are compatible with other swap tools I've got making this an excellent value with transferrability. Yes. That is a word.
nice while it lasted
It's a snowboard tool, it tightens screw. Not that complicated. However the compartment that holds all of the bits is garbage. On the third time using this tool the "well" came unglued from the rest of the driver while i was unscrewing the lid. Because of this it fell out of the driver and into the snow, spilling all the bits all over the place. So if you want some bits go look around the top of Silver Fork.
stubby and reliable
does it's job nice and efficiently... a little thick to be carrying around while riding, but it is manageable if you don't mind being jabbed in the leg during an occasional fall off a rail... ratchet is solid and the bits are magnetic and again solid... (one note, the bigger philips head for the screws that go into the binding discs are a little too thick for most burton screws... i had to switch out that bit with a bit from another tool i had to avoid stripping them)
Perfect for on mountain
This tool is solid, and has a pretty strong magnet in the ratchet to keep you from losing bits. Not so great for fine tuning, but it will get you through your day.