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Offline fflintstone

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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2011, 11:21:01 PM »
I haven't seen very many drawers big enough or springs for that matter to hold what I consider a big wrench.

i had this in the bottom drawer of one of my tool boxes for along time




OK that is a big wrench. Craftsman raised panel wrenches (COMBO) go up to 1 5/15 SAE or 32mm METRIC, that was what I was talking about. My biggest adjustable WAS a 24" Craftsman.
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #16 on: April 03, 2011, 03:45:02 PM »
I kind of thought that was what you meant but to me big is hitting the two inch area. I worked heavey equipment and Ag for years. Plus I helped on the family farms.
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #17 on: April 03, 2011, 04:27:02 PM »
Worked out ALMOST perfect, not quite.
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2011, 04:45:28 PM »
It looks good, maybe another spring and longer? Say an inch or so shorter then your drawer depth?
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2011, 05:25:49 PM »
I might just heat up the ends of the spring and bend them out. I would get 2 more wrenches per spring. As long as I replace my 24” adjustable wrench, I see no need for bigger wrenches.
I am hoping not to have any fitment issues in the new used box.
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2011, 08:01:03 PM »
Dustin, the spring holder post you mentioned might be a thing someone made to hold wrenches, they took coated #12 solid copper wire and wrapped it around a pipe and created the spring look. I will search it, but that might be sketchy. He used different sized pipe for different coils.  I'm old so my memory isn't as sharp as it used to be.  :scratch:
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Re: How do you organize BIG wrenches?
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2011, 09:30:52 PM »
I've made separators from tension springs on many occasions, but I can't see doing it for wrenches.  Fence staples welded to 14ga work a lot better for wrenches.  Since plasma just cut a piece of 14 or 1o ga and tack it in the drawer.
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