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  1. gmartine

    gmartine GSR

    I guess this is why they last...

     
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  2. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    Sweet i use em myself good post bud. Cheers kop
     
  3. marvoni

    marvoni Active Member

    Those wide jaw monument adjustable spanners are damn handy. I bought one of the smaller ones and it fits nuts that you normally need a spanner that's three times the length. They're also much thinner than normal adjustable jaws and they taper down to a few millimeters at the tips so you really can get them places you'd otherwise have no chance of getting an adjustable.
     
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  4. sammathias

    sammathias GSR

    Bacho adjustables, knipex grips,wera screwdrivers and spanners! Bacho pipeslices i find decent...mixed reviews but cant stand the kopex ones which just spiral the pipe.
     
  5. Dkdc71

    Dkdc71 Member

    Do ridgid still do the lifetime guarantee on their stilsons ?had two robbed on me and one lad liked the look of my ridgid spud wrench apprentice left it behind thought it was safe went back the next day and it had gone and the Bas***d on the job was gone as well
     
  6. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Yes against breakage / snapping
     
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  7. peter0504030201

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  8. Jim Goodenough

    Jim Goodenough Member

    I've a Nerrad Stubby adjustable amongst my range of spanners - brillant tool especially for tight spaces.
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  9. Jim Goodenough

    Jim Goodenough Member

    What do you reckon are the best spanners / wrenches for pump valve unions.

    Replacing pumps is where you could definitely do with a 3rd hand - that's if you ain't got an apprentice :)
     
  10. Best

    Best Trusted Plumber

    Monument pump spanner is very good.
    So much leverage, you have to be careful not to overdo tightening.
    It is a very long spanner though and can be cumbersome in tight spots.
     
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