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Offline Lewill2

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Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« on: September 25, 2020, 06:31:51 PM »
I purchased this wrench 2 weeks ago on eBay and it just arrived at the house yesterday. It was in the possession of the USPS for those 2 weeks. It is a quick adjust buggy wrench patented by Frederick A. Wegner on February 11, 1890, patent 420,981. Maybe they delivered it by a horse and buggy to my local post office. The wrench is 11 1/2 inches long. A hammer poll is on the back of the upper stationary jaw.

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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2020, 07:16:38 PM »
Good addition to your collection, Les !
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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2020, 07:29:12 PM »
Fascinating details in the workings of that wrench!! Glad that it finally arrived safely!!!
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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2020, 08:22:01 PM »
Cool tool.
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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2021, 11:31:01 AM »
Another nice one. How exactly does it work? Does the adjustment cross-pin wedge into place? Or are you able to just depress it with your thumb?
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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2021, 06:46:35 PM »
The cross pin is a wedge shaped pin that can be moved with your fingers.

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Re: Wegner Quick Adjust Wrench
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2021, 04:22:35 PM »
And the dynamic jaw could be used as a Pitman tool, as well.
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