Torx/Star bis - recommendation sought

I think Torx bits are same as Star bits.
I know the series goes from T1 to T100.
Not sure what the suitable hobbyist range would likely be. I suppose T6
to T25 maybe. I've got some cheap Torx keys down to T10, but T10 is not small enough.
Anyway, I want bits. I usually go for decent quality. Are we then talking something like Bosch brand? Extra hard version maybe? Or is that overkill? TIA.
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On 24/11/2011 15:05, Richard wrote:

Having talked about bits, ther is a nice Proxxon screwdriver set:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Proxxon-15-Piece-MICRO-Screwdriver-Set-475391-/190507988608?pt=UK_Home_Garden_PowerTools_SM&hash=item2c5b293680
Torx: T5, T6, T8, T10 & T15
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T27 for pressure treated deck screws, T30 for my Honda.
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On 25/11/2011 15:02, Jim Wilkins wrote:

I'm actually thinking, screwdrivers for the small sizes, up to about T9, and bits above T9. You see many sets starting about T10.
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I buy them as needed for the tool kit for each machine, and haven't seen a clear rule of which type is best for a size range because accessibility and the necessary tightening torque vary too much, as between laptops and carbide insert holders. I think in general 1/4" hex drive is good up to about T30 because you can turn it with a screwdriver handle if access is good and torque light, or a Chapman ratchet or box wrench otherwise. I put one-piece Torx L-wrenches or screwdrivers in the tool kits for chainsaws etc for use outdoors where small bits are easily lost and square socket drive ones in the car toolkits.
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