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#4633574 - 01/13/18 11:57 AM Re: 13mm 6 point wrench [Re: Trav]
George Bynum Offline


Registered: 12/18/04
Posts: 278
Loc: Greenville SC
Originally Posted By: Trav
... use good quality tools that fit properly and keep it square on the fastener head.


I work in hydraulics with the many socket-head capscrews in some larger sizes. I enjoy getting friends who brag about the low cost tool set they bought and getting them to compare their wrenches vs a REAL (for me, JH Williams/SnapOn Industrial) wrench on say a 9/16 or 16mm Allen wrench in a vise. The slop will amaze you.

The other problem is in nuts from the box stores; I think they buy them specially to almost work with either metric or English wrenches.

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#4633657 - 01/13/18 01:28 PM Re: 13mm 6 point wrench [Re: George Bynum]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
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Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Spot on, cheap tools don't compare in any way to the good steel and good fitting of high quality tools.
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