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Offline coolford

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Craftsman, something different
« on: October 10, 2021, 06:11:35 PM »
I call this a gimmick wrench, never seen one before, couldn't turn it down for $1.00.  Has 8 SAE sizes and 8 metric sizes and the ends swivel around and lock in place.  Cannot be too common, most likely Taiwan as it does not say USA.

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Re: Craftsman, something different
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2021, 06:27:56 PM »
It was a 1996 patent [ https://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?Docid=05557992 ]. Sears called it ROTO-WRENCH -- don't know what would-be users called it.

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Re: Craftsman, something different
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2021, 07:12:45 PM »
Better than no wrench at all. I would have brought it home for a dollar.
You might say I have a tool collecting problem....

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Re: Craftsman, something different
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2021, 08:04:02 AM »
Thanks for the input.

Offline Bill Houghton

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Re: Craftsman, something different
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2021, 04:30:23 PM »
Where did you find that?  According to the markings in the first photo, it won't be made for another 27,000 years!

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Re: Craftsman, something different
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2021, 07:08:42 PM »
Where did you find that?  According to the markings in the first photo, it won't be made for another 27,000 years!
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You might say I have a tool collecting problem....