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Old 01-17-2017, 09:30 PM
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Personally, I don't see the point, except for the guy making money selling these things.

How did we ever manage without one?...All those years bending wrenches could have been so much easier.

I mean, I didn't need the pipe that I slipped over ratchet handles,the one that also pumped my floor jack and a couple of bottle jacks, I never needed to learn how to 'double wrench', never had to work that hard at all, all I had to do was buy one of those things...

Huh, imagine that. ..

My thought exactly when I read it. I keep a piece of 1" emt in my bottom drawer and anyone who has been wrenching for any amount of time knows how to double up a box end wrench. They also know how to keep their knuckles from getting busted.
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Old 01-17-2017, 09:36 PM
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I could replace my bucket of cheater pipes with just a few of these things!!! but I've developed a fond attachment to my cheater pipes.
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Old 01-17-2017, 10:30 PM
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My thought exactly when I read it. I keep a piece of 1" emt in my bottom drawer and anyone who has been wrenching for any amount of time knows how to double up a box end wrench. They also know how to keep their knuckles from getting busted.
Where do you find double box end wrenches without the extreme offset other than craftsman?
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Old 01-17-2017, 11:57 PM
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Where do you find double box end wrenches without the extreme offset other than craftsman?
When we reference double wrenching it is not about a wrench with two box ends.

To double wrench means to put the box end on the bolt, open end exposed, then take another box end and position it with the box end going over one side of the open end wrench so you effectively double the length of the first wrench.

It's not that hard to do and after doing it a couple thousand times it is practically second nature
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To double wrench means to put the box end on the bolt, open end exposed, then take another box end and position it with the box end going over one side of the open end wrench so you effectively double the length of the first wrench.

It's not that hard to do and after doing it a couple thousand times it is practically second nature
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Old 01-18-2017, 03:14 AM
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Exactly. ..that pic is loosening , you put the box on the other side of the open end for tightening.. ..

thanks for the pic, it's almost like one pic is worth a thousand words ...
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Old 01-18-2017, 06:07 AM
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I keep meaning to make/buy a wrench extender. Here are some more that are out there
http://www.tooltopia.com/mueller-kue...FZS6wAod0LUCtg

http://www.leevalley.com/US/Wood/pag...373,70375&ap=1

I like the idea of the maxx version, but wish they did two widths to keep the jaw width closer to the wrench you are using.
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Old 01-18-2017, 08:34 AM
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Where do you find double box end wrenches without the extreme offset other than craftsman?
I got mine from napa. I love double box end wrenches. They have a good bite and good leverage in line with the head of the bolt.
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Old 01-18-2017, 08:38 AM
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I have a piece of pipe with the end smashed down some to make it wider so it will fit over a combo wrench or ratchet. It has never failed me. Maybe I can make those and undercut his price a little bit and dominate the market.
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Old 01-18-2017, 08:39 AM
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I know... I will make it cheaper and sell it as a kit. You get the pipe and you smash it yourself lol...
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