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I have had one of those wrenches in my tool box for about the past 10 years.  I can't recall where I bought it or how much it cost, but knowing me, probably not much.  ;)  I have found it handy at times, but I do worry about trying to put too much torque on the wrench in its extended position.

For sure, they're a little "hefty" on dishing out the foot-pounds even un-extended, so a light "pinky torque" touch is probably advised with most nuts and bolts. Still, fully engorged it does offer that OOMPH really needed for those really tight wheel nuts (maybe 500 lbs. per inch?).  Anyhow, I'm likely to toss it into one of my panniers on any longish tours. Hell, for what it cost and with a lifetime guarantee, I can always just use it to hammer in tent stakes.

So badass my Enfield's actually illegal  in India.


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I'm just resurrecting this elderly thread to let folks know that the Harbor Freight  105 Piece Tool Kit with 4 Drawer Chest  currently has a coupon in their recent mailer for just $32.99, which is about the cheapest I've ever seen it. The coupon is valid until November 30, 2019.

Oddly enough, the coupon's not to be found in the otherwise normally comprehensive Harbor Freight Coupon Database. So, I've taken the liberty of attaching a photo of it to this posting. Alternatively, its coupon code is 10679207, which a cashier could also key in at the register.

If you want to read my original writeup about this kit, just click here. Suffice it to say that it's super handy, will have most everything you'll need to keep your bike well fettled in a nice neat box, and the tool quality really ain't half bad, in marked contrast to their normally slightly cheaper 130 Piece Kit, which must be made at some different factory out of recycled soup cans and machined by the visually impaired...Really dreadful stuff.

Hey, if nothing else, get some Christmas shopping done early!


UPDATE TO THE UPDATE.....

The Den of Tools YouTube channel just posted a "Deal Alert! 224 Piece Craftsman Tool Set for $100" concerning this box kit from Ace Hardware:


Sure, it's not the "all-rounder" everything-you-need kit that the Harbor Freight one is, with pliers, screwdrivers, adjustables, electrical tools and a host of other needful doodads. It's just a big whompin' set of wrenches, ratchets and sockets. And sure, the "Craftsman" name maybe ain't what it used to be, but they still ain't half bad and still have a lifetime guarantee. So, yeah, damn straight I grabbed one for store pickup, just like the bear told me to do, for just $99 after my 20 bucks off, threw in a few bucks for the Governor's cigars, and got mine for a total of $105.99.
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Reply #32 on: November 11, 2019, 01:43:09 PM
I can't tell if editing/updating an earlier posting kicks it into folks' "Recent Unread Topics", but I doubt it.

Please scroll up to see my previous posting in this thread for info on that current Craftsman tool kit deal.
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So badass my Enfield's actually illegal  in India.