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Re: 13mm 6 point wrench [Re: Trav] #4633574
01/13/18 12:57 PM
01/13/18 12:57 PM
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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.

Re: 13mm 6 point wrench [Re: George Bynum] #4633657
01/13/18 02:28 PM
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Spot on, cheap tools don't compare in any way to the good steel and good fitting of high quality tools.

ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.
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