There’s no tool combination more iconic of a garage than a ratchet/impact wrench and socket set. From small to large, they quite literally deal with the nuts and bolts of automotive and industrial applications. We may wonder if the world really needs another set with so many manufacturers in the market (answer: yes, of course!), […]
Milwaukee Tool recently introduced an SAE and metric Milwaukee 12-Piece Ratchet and Socket Set with pivoting head and patented, proprietary sockets for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing Pros. The sockets, whose sizes are hard-stamped into 2 flats on the sockets, feature a parallel flat design for wrench compatibility as well as geometry designed to reduce stripping […]
The concept of a socket for turning rods, bolts, or fasteners has existed since the middle ages. But the tool we’d recognize as a ratchet today didn’t exist until J.J. Richardson invented it in the 1860s. Since that time heads and sockets have become hexagonal, but the indexed ratchet has remained quite similar to its […]
Every now and then we get tools sent to us from companies we’re unfamiliar with. When some Vessel hand tools came to our door our curiosity piqued around both the brand and the build quality of the tools. Japanese Vessel Co, Inc makes (in Japan) hand tools, bits & holders, air tools, air nippers, and even a gasoline impact […]
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Daytona is synonymous with speed—and Spring Break, but we’ll stay in context. Any gearhead drools at the opportunity to walk the infield, through the garage and pit area, and see the 31 degree banking of the turns from the inside of Daytona International Speedway. So, when Sonic Tools USA called to ask if PTR would like to […]
GearWrench 120XP Ratcheting Combination Wrenches Now Available in 20 MM – to 24 MM Metric and 13/16” to 1-1/4” Standard Sizes GearWrench is expanding its line of 120XP Combination Ratcheting Wrenches. 11 new SKU’s will be introduced to improve the range of sizes that fans of this GearWrench 120XP family member will be able to […]
New DeWALT Air Tools Are Designed to Deliver Premium Performance We’ve got some new DeWALT Air Tools that have landed on store shelves at your local Lowe’s. This pneumatic tool family includes an impact wrench, drill, angle die grinder, ratchet, and palm sander. We’ve got the palm sander on the way in for testing, but […]
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