I did not know that, thanks
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From: Macy Larry <lmacy at mac.com>
Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 09:01:56
To: <bjshov8 at tx.rr.com>
Cc: Spridgets list<spridgets at autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Thinking of Frank--Made in America
One thing about the click types that most people do not know. You cannot store
them at any setting except zero. If you do the spring remains compressed and
will go off adjustment just that much faster. I have a SnapOn I bought 30 years
ago. I recently compared it with a beam type. It was spot on. Always backed off
On May 4, 2011, at 18:05 PM, bjshov8 at tx.rr.com wrote:
> When I was a full time mechanic all that we had were the beam-type wrenches.
> I'm not sure that I fully trust the click type.
> The beam type are harder to use in several ways, but they will always work.
> The click type are easier to use but might or might not give you the correct
>> My first one wouldn't click. I broke off two bolts before I realized it
>> didn't work. I took it back to Sears and they gave me another one that
>> clicks, but now I don't trust it. I usually end up using my old beam type
>> that I bought in 1970.
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