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Offline uthscsaedu

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Most Valuable Tool nomination
« on: November 13, 2009, 12:09:37 PM »
MVT nomination for any kind of new generation ratcheting wrench, any brand.
I'm talking about the fine tooth ones, not the older generation with the exposed gears.

They provide great access to many hard-to-get-to fasteners

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Most Valuable Tool nomination
« on: November 13, 2009, 12:09:37 PM »

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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2009, 05:10:05 PM »


I always have to post these when anyone mentions ratcheting wrenches.
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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2009, 08:27:55 PM »


I always have to post these when anyone mentions ratcheting wrenches.


Wow, haven't seen that before!

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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2009, 08:41:11 PM »
As of the last I knew Cornwell was the only ones to sell them.

http://www.cornwelltools.com/webcat/search.php?search_query=double+flex&x=0&y=0



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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2009, 06:08:10 AM »
MAC has them as well

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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2009, 10:00:46 AM »
Thanks Krusty I hadn't seen them. Last time I searched Corny was  the only place I could find them.
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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2009, 02:57:17 PM »
I remember seeing those double flex ones before.  They certainly are weird looking.
As usual, if the manufacturer would put the double flex on both ends of the wrench, that would be very useful.
It looks like something that http://www.ezred.com would have in their catalog, but I don't see it.

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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2009, 03:07:40 PM »
A double box double flex would have a lot of uses.  As long as the flex stayed stiff they would be great.
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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2009, 03:10:42 PM »
I don't think it would be any MORE useful, I just think it would get rid of having all those extra open ends.  I already have plenty of open ends on my combo wrenches, and all the makers of ratcheting wrenches keep putting open ends on one side.

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Re: Most Valuable Tool nomination
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2009, 03:18:21 PM »
I know what you mean I have several where the open end has never even been on a bolt. While the ratcheting end looks polished from the wear.
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