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Discuss Commercial tools? at UK Plumbers Forums; Originally Posted by macka09 Fittings mate. The stilsons seem to chew the fittings. other than 400mm knipex pliers theres nothing (85mm nut)...
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    Quote Originally Posted by macka09 View Post
    Fittings mate. The stilsons seem to chew the fittings.
    other than 400mm knipex pliers theres nothing (85mm nut)
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    Quote Originally Posted by macka09 View Post
    Fittings mate. The stilsons seem to chew the fittings.
    Ridgid used to do large hex wrenchs, they only do one size of hex wrench now, still handy for 35mm comp fittings.

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    Ridgid E110 wrench has many uses besides water pumps. Offset allows jaws to deepen as they widen. Best online price £39.00 with free delivery.

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    Thanks for the advice all. Personally I don't feel with a set of 10/12inch adjustables I can tighten that size fitting properly unless using a bar on the handle.
    The job I'm on are moaning about the marks the stilsons leave on the fittings even though non of it is in show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by macka09 View Post
    Thanks for the advice all. Personally I don't feel with a set of 10/12inch adjustables I can tighten that size fitting properly unless using a bar on the handle.
    The job I'm on are moaning about the marks the stilsons leave on the fittings even though non of it is in show.
    how many 35mm+ comp fittings do you have? Normally if we have to put say a lever valve on 35mm tube we would get 35mm to 1 1/4" end feed or press irons and use a screwed valve, bit more secure than compression, obviously has the disadvantage of being harder to take off depending on location but its easier to wind it on rather than doing up comp nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tolly View Post
    how many 35mm+ comp fittings do you have? Normally if we have to put say a lever valve on 35mm tube we would get 35mm to 1 1/4" end feed or press irons and use a screwed valve, bit more secure than compression, obviously has the disadvantage of being harder to take off depending on location but its easier to wind it on rather than doing up comp nuts.
    Quite a few to be fair mate. 35/42/54 and lots of. We are using male irons on live side but compression the other.

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