adjustable wrench

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an adjustable tool for gripping hexagonal nuts, with an adjustings crew in the head of the implement

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On a regular outing, however, a small crescent or adjustable wrench will get the job done.
BAHCO ADJUSTABLE WRENCH Bahco is the producer of the world's first adjustable crescent-style wrench.
However, the delicate adjustable wrenches for gunsmithing are very easy to overtorque.
Adjustable Wrench - Also known as a crescent wrench, it comes in a variety of sizes and is used for loosening and tightening nuts and bolts.
So you have pictures of a computer mouse being used as curtain ribbon, refrigerators being ferried across a river on a punt, a Bluetooth embedded mobile device plugged into the ear of an old woman and a whole gamut of other gadgets such as an adjustable wrench, blowtorch, ball bearing, pacemaker and milking machine finding application in a desi setting.
WEBSTER - A father and son are accused of threatening a neighbor with a large metal adjustable wrench and wooden baseball bat and taunts of "open his head" while the neighbor was pushing a baby carriage and walking alongside his wife after a trip to McDonald's.
Adjustable wrench. 6-in overall length, 15/16-in jaw capacity.
Tools/Supplies Needed * Toilet Flush/Fill Valve * Adjustable Wrench * Pipe Wrench * Tongue and Groove Pliers * Ballcock * Flapper * Riser Tube * Penetrating Oil * Masking Tape * Wiping Cloths * Pliers * Wrench * Screwdriver * Flush Ball * Float * Sponge * Hacksaw * Hand Cleaner Project Margin Starter Cost Retail Gross Margin Toilet Flush/Fill Valve $4.75 $10 $5.25 Potential Project Total $96.95 $181.20 $84.25 Valuable Margin Opportunities Project Starter Gross Margin Percent Toilet Flush/Fill Valve 53% Product Add-ons Gross Margin Percent Adjustable Wrench 53% Flush Ball 53% Float 57% Sponge 67% Flapper 47%
It's like the difference between an adjustable wrench and a torque wrench--both can tighten a bolt, but the torque wrench can tighten a bolt to exact specifications while the adjustable wrench can't.
Complete service can be accomplished with a single 3 by 4 ft adjustable wrench in less than 1.5 hours.
After observing that 12-inch adjustable wrenches were regularly being tweaked to open wider to meet miners' demands, Rastall launched his own business in 1975 to create and sell a unique modified adjustable wrench.
The Fletcher Field Tool is a handy little set of tools consisting of a complete set of quality Allen-type wrenches, an adjustable wrench (crescent type), blade and Phillips screwdrivers, and a broadhead wrench machined in the back of the housing.
Inspired by the notion of power tools with built-in power sources, independent inventor John Picone of Oceanside, NY, designed a battery-powered adjustable wrench. Shaped like a conventional adjustable wrench, the Durawrench also includes two batteries, two switches, and a drive motor to open and close the jaws of the wrench, along with a manual-override for thumb adjustment.
He set out in the early 1980s to design a battery-powered adjustable wrench. Alter receiving an initial patent, he devoted many years to refining that wrench.
The integral blowdown valve is a complete assembly which allows the user, with a 3/8" "open-ended" or adjustable wrench, to turn the valve stem to open the valve for blowdown.