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Clever tool idea !

Postby TwinStick » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:18 pm

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-extreme- ... ockType=G1

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-extreme- ... ockType=G2

I just picked up a 2 pack, 8" & 10" for $30. :rockon:

Not a big fan of adjustable wrenches because they tend to slip & round the edges of the nut, but these look promising. :rockon:
2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls a 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????
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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby Low_Sky » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:31 pm

I saw those featured in a "Don't buy these **** Craftsman tools this holiday season" video on YouTube. I don't remember the guy's exact comments about them, something about sucking at being vice grips (jawed teeth shaped to bite rounded fasteners) and sucking at being adjustable wrenches (smooth teeth to protect undamaged fasteners). Basically, use these instead of a crescent if you want turn a fastener that needed a crescent into one that needs vice grips. I hope your impression is different!
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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby DamageWagon » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:03 pm

As long as it is well made I think that's sweet! Crescent wrench is never the right tool for the job, but how many times have we all used them and it's saved our bacon...


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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby NovA ProspekT » Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:48 pm

Knipex Pliers Wrench

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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby DamageWagon » Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:02 am

NovA ProspekT wrote:Knipex Pliers Wrench

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Everything Knipex is awesome. Those are very useful.


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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby Will » Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:06 am

DamageWagon wrote:
NovA ProspekT wrote:Knipex Pliers Wrench

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Everything Knipex is awesome. Those are very useful.


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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby TwinStick » Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:30 pm

Just tried them out on some nuts on the snow blower. Worked like a champ. No slip at all. Grips WAYYY tighter than the best adjustable I have ever used. I like em so far. You have to understand that they were never designed to Vise Grips. They just make the adjustable wrench work about a 1000% better.
2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls a 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????
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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby RustyPW » Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:02 am

Those are only good if you don't want to spend money on the right tool for the job. :lol:
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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby TwinStick » Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:27 pm

Update: I now have blood blisters on each index finger, from getting pinched as I was closing the lock lever. Wearing gloves is recommended I guess.
2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls a 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????
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Re: Clever tool idea !

Postby RustyPW » Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:56 pm

TwinStick wrote:Update: I now have blood blisters on each index finger, from getting pinched as I was closing the lock lever. Wearing gloves is recommended I guess.

:rofl: Think you might need a 40 hr. training course on the operation of the tool. Complete with CBT's, JPM's and a written test afterwards.
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Re: Clever tool idea !

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