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Combination and Box-End Wrench Hacks

By: Joe Truini


Combination wrenches and box-end wrenches are two of the most common tools you reach for when you need to loosen a nut. But, they do have their limitations. They’re relatively short, so they don’t provide much leverage. And, you often don’t have a wrench to fit the exact size nut you need to loosen.

Watch the video for simple solutions to these common problems.



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  • Robert Conklin Says:
    November 1st, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Using a screwdriver is fine when you have room to use both hands, sometimes you can add a washer or even a coin on its edge to fill the gap. Also you can fill the gap with a rubber band and it will help prevent the wrench from slipping off..!!

  • Michael Says:
    November 1st, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    I do not agree about using wrong size wrench by sticking a flathead to fill the space. If you must do that then you shouldn’t be playing with nuts and bolts!!!!!!

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Combination and Box-End Wrench Hacks