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  1. al.dente112

    al.dente112 New Member

    Evening peeps,

    Quick question, bahco spanner’s keep getting nicked so I’m sick and tired keep dishing out for bahcos, looking for another alternate anyone uses ox or teng adjustables ?

    Cheers
     
  2. Christopher buzzard

    Christopher buzzard GSR

    Toolstation do basically the same, Wide jaw. Half the price. I got fed up replacing bahcos and use them instead
     
  3. Christopher buzzard

    Christopher buzzard GSR

  4. al.dente112

    al.dente112 New Member

    cheers Chris, they any decent
     
  5. Christopher buzzard

    Christopher buzzard GSR

    Yes. Does the job in tight spaces like the bahcos 1's. haven't had a problem with them. I have the 6" and 8" been using for a year or so now.
     
  6. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Plumb center do their own , assuming they still do .
    Slightly thinner and ok quality.
     
  7. Harvest Fields

    Harvest Fields Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    I have a set of the plumb centre ones. Decent to be fair.
     
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  8. Best

    Best Trusted Plumber

    Knipex parallel jaws adjustable is very good, so another one to look at, but probably an extra as a more specialist tool.
    Surely if you keep getting your tools nicked, then you will also get any replacements nicked? Especially good quality stuff.
     
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  9. al.dente112

    al.dente112 New Member

    them plumbcenter ones they called raptor adjustable wrenchs
     
  10. al.dente112

    al.dente112 New Member

    Where’s the best place to get knipex from ? Amazon?
     
  11. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    They are raptor now , the ones I have are monument, they may not sell them anymore .
     
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  12. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    Someone nicked my adjustable knipex too which I got as a gift too £70 worth... it was not even a big site but a private refurbishment.
    Thieves need to be punished
     
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  13. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Too right mate , cut their effin hands off
     
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  14. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    I have to admit when you are young and silly you nick something from a store but tools is so wrong especially when people make their living with it
     
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  15. Harvest Fields

    Harvest Fields Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    As above. Raptor are new in Wolseley