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Old 12-04-2009, 04:17 PM
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I went to Sears today to get a replacement bulb for one of the equipment lights, I had bought from them, none in stock and a preliminary delivery date of 2/1/10 (oh well). As I was walking past a display, I saw the GearWrench (a major mfgr of ratcheting wrenches) brand flex head hex bit sets. The head can pivot 180 degrees, the short and long legs of the keys are the same hex size, and look and feel well made. I bought the fraction set (3/16" to 3/8") and the metric set (3mm to 10mm), both sets were on sale for $23/ea. It doesn't seem to matter how many hex key sets I end up buying, I can never seem to find one when I need it.

Metric Set - GearWrench #82411
Fractional Set - GearWrench #82401

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Old 12-04-2009, 04:22 PM
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Where are the GearWrench tools made.??

I remember Flash Gordon. They were rerun in the 50s/ early 60s at movie theatres and were on tv as well/.
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:31 PM
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Where are the GearWrench tools made.??

I remember Flash Gordon. They were rerun in the 50s/ early 60s at movie theatres and were on tv as well/.


I'm not sure of all of the tools, but the hex key sets were made in Taiwan.


Flash Gordon was shown on the local PBS station, during pledge drives, and for years it was shown on a local (Syracuse) TV station, on the Baron DeMon show, half a serial episode a day, along with the Buck Rogers serial, also starring Buster Crabbe.

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Old 12-04-2009, 04:49 PM
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Don't forger to add it to the spread sheet Jerry
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It doesn't seem to matter how many hex key sets I end up buying, I can never seem to find one when I need it.


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Ain't that the truth. And then there's torx. And then the specialty bits.
I do seem to have to problem more often with the allen wrenches though.
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I have an ammo can mixed with std and metric. If I can't find on I have to dig through that. Jerry
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