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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:42 am 
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Bummer. I just bought a 1 metre set of drills a week ago at £27. At least I did what I needed to do.


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Those multi use spanners are pretty handy. They've got me out of a few tight spots.


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Argyll wrote:
Those multi use spanners are pretty handy. They've got me out of a few tight spots.

Yup. I have similar. Very good (if I can find them) if you got worn out heads.


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Shame the boots they advertise are £16.99 'each'........ :wink:

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Shame the boots they advertise are £16.99 'each'........ :wink:


:lol: :lol: :lol: It is a shame that their sizes are like shopping at Mothercare for me :lol:



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Are those multi spanners any better than footprints?


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Are those multi spanners any better than footprints?


I don't know what footprints are.


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Do not miss the multitool blades, they are well worth £6 :thumbright: They are quite good quality.

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Argyll wrote:
Rorschach wrote:
Are those multi spanners any better than footprints?


I don't know what footprints are.

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Drop forged hook, pressed-steel handle plumbers pipe wrench originally designed by Footprint Tools of Sheffield in 1875 (and who still make them today)

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Job and Knock wrote:
Argyll wrote:
Rorschach wrote:
Are those multi spanners any better than footprints?


I don't know what footprints are.

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Drop forged hook, pressed-steel handle plumbers pipe wrench originally designed by Footprint Tools of Sheffield in 1875 (and who still make them today)

We actually made a small pair as part of our apprenticeship training.
Cut out the shape for the handle, and then shaped it with a press tool.
Cut and filed the inner handle and jaws, and case hardened the teeth.
Turned and knurled the screw.
All worked fine, and were used for all sorts/
Still got them somewhere.
I actually prefer them to the Stilson type for some things.


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The Footprint wrench was invented in 1875 by R Ellin and are manufactured in Sheffield by Footprint Tools Ltd.
http://footprint-tools.com/company-history/
just sayin :-)


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Love my footprints, very useful for all sorts of plumbing and non-plumbing jobs.


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