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Old 09-29-2010, 09:06 PM   #1
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Gear Wrenches



Does anyone have Gear Wrenches? I'm just wondering if they are worth
buying?

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/brows....jsp?locale=en

Do they actually make things easier or are they pointless?
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:40 PM   #2
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Personally I think they are worthless< every time I tried using one the damn thing always turns the wrong way and almost always I end up scraping my knuckles on something.
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:40 PM   #3
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I have that set & find it very handy, but don't use them for taking off tight or seized nuts/bolts, flex heads aren't useful for that & the gears aren't that strong, but definitely makes things easier & quicker.
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Old 09-30-2010, 10:09 AM   #4
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Great tools to have, i use them almost everytime i work on cars
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Old 09-30-2010, 05:56 PM   #5
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i dont own a set but i borrow it from other people at my work, some times when you need it, it makes a job ALOT easier.
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:31 PM   #6
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Personally I think they are worthless< every time I tried using one the damn thing always turns the wrong way and almost always I end up scraping my knuckles on something.
dont u just flip it around to make it turn the way u want it..
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dont u just flip it around to make it turn the way u want it..
yes
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Old 09-30-2010, 08:05 PM   #8
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Best tool ever haha.

Just really nice for tight spots where you cant fit a ratchet. Also no messing around with a normal wrench.
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Old 09-30-2010, 09:45 PM   #9
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i have some as well and they are worth it. before i had them i didnt realy want to spend money on them but once i started using them i was happy i did get them. very very handy tools to have
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Old 10-01-2010, 02:46 PM   #10
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Great when they are on sale.
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Old 10-02-2010, 12:17 AM   #11
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You might not use them alot but for the times you actually need them, you'll be glad you bought them. Like others said, they can save you lots of frustration in those spots that are too tight for a ratchet and you can only get 1/8th of a turn at a time with a normal wrench.
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:13 AM   #12
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They do seem like they'd be useful at times.

I'll probably pick some up... Next time they're on sale of course.
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:20 PM   #13
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I'd buy them 1000 times over. They are probably the most useful things ever invented after a ratchet. Makes working on stuff SO much easier and faster.
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