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I thought these were a good buy for £3.30 @ Amazon.co.uk

http://www.dktools.com/hand_03.htm

But don't blame me if they break after being used a couple of times!!!
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Close Dickie but those ones are rubbish. The jaws are too long and flimsy which make them quite dangerous as they slip when you apply a lot of power.

These 4" bad boys are the ones to go for. Less than a fiver and just about as good as the same size Bahcos - except they open wider :wink:

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How wide do the jaws go Razor?? Wide enough for a 22mm compression nut?? They certainly look stronger jaws, but shorter handle??


Sorry, I missed the postage they're £7.24 @ Amazon.co.uk

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the gauge on the side says 1/4-1/2-3/4 and a bit so suspect 1" :lol:

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You can do 28mm comp nuts up with them although the jaws aren't deep enough for really tight work but they are so short they get used all the time. Great for 22mm :wink:

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You can do 28mm comp nuts up with them although the jaws aren't deep enough for really tight work but they are so short they get used all the time. Great for 22mm :wink:



Thanks mate............ :thumbleft:

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http://www.dktools.com/hand_03.htm

I was on the tools today & used this adjustable spanner. And it gets a big........... :thumbright:

Feels nice in your hand & never slipped once and hey, if I loose it I'm not going to be that much out of pocket.
So yeah, I'd recommend this tool.

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i have the amtech yellow handle spanners. had em for about 5 years or something.. the handle occasionally slips off one of them. and they have now gone a bit broken lol... they dont adjust great anymore. i might buy a pair of bahcos as i do a canny bit of plumbing odds and sods.

anyone that has these am tech spanners. do yours adjust the wrong way?


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i have the amtech yellow handle spanners. had em for about 5 years or something.. the handle occasionally slips off one of them. and they have now gone a bit broken lol... they dont adjust great anymore. i might buy a pair of bahcos as i do a canny bit of plumbing odds and sods.

anyone that has these am tech spanners. do yours adjust the wrong way?




Oh there's no debate, the Bahco ones are quality.

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Oh there's no debate, the Bahco ones are quality.


Which one Dickie? I've looked on Amazon and there's hundreds of different models.


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Oh there's no debate, the Bahco ones are quality.


Which one Dickie? I've looked on Amazon and there's hundreds of different models.



These mate, but shop around!!
http://www.toolmanyardley.co.uk/product ... oductid=63

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Is it ok to use a Plumbers adjustable spanner for other tasks. :roll:


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Thanks for the advice! I've just bought these... my son's always pinching my spanners so figured I'd get him some of his own to play with - if they do fall apart then it's no biggy, but I hope they last!


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I bought the wee yellow handle Am Tech ones in TK Max yesterday. Thanks Razor, they're great.

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Just as a wee footnote on Plumbers' tools; I've been looking for a 40mm wood spade bit for yonks, just for Bath & Sink waste pipes going through units etc. I walked into Wicks today & there it was, not only that but with a 1/4" hex shaft!! Magic!!!
It works a treat, perhaps a wee bit tight on some 40mm pipes, but with a quick rasp, sorted!!!!........... :thumbright:

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