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Offline lptools

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J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« on: June 18, 2022, 06:00:21 PM »
      I picked these up today, spotted the J H Williams  logo. When I got a closer look at home, it turns out the the pin is a locking mechanism ( first thought was that they were damaged).
                  Stamped ;    8 in "Superjustable" Made in USA  and ABL-8 J H Williams & Co. Forged Alloy
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2022, 11:02:21 PM »
Hard for me to pass up any iron with the Williams mark,  and the Superrench types as well.  Good find
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2022, 10:25:17 AM »
Hello, John k. Thanks!!!
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2022, 03:02:36 PM »
Another locking adjustable  that I have not seen before they look to be in nice shape also,
Nice find.

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2022, 06:36:08 PM »
Hello, gary s . Thanks!! First time for me on these!! I will need to go through the Williams drawer, now that I know what their locking adjustable looks like!
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2022, 06:51:11 PM »
I keep hoping to run across some of these locking adjustables in the wild. Really neat!
You might say I have a tool collecting problem....

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2022, 08:47:09 PM »
Next time I go to the swap meet its on my list to keep a eye 👁 out for them there always so many old and not so old tools out there you could look for 4 hours and still not see even half of them.

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2022, 05:19:52 PM »
Lou, SEARS also sold this, or one very much like it. I had a 12 in. one I traded to my FIL probably 30 years go. Can’t remember what I got. They don’t appear to be real common, I’ve never sen another one.

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2022, 09:42:32 AM »
Hello, Mike. Thanks!! Now I will have to keep an eye out for the Sears version!!
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2022, 10:31:29 AM »
There are several different versions of the Select-o-lock, and in addition to the Williams and Sears, I believe McKaig-Hatch also made a pin lock adjustable. None of which I have found in the wild so far.  :grin:
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2022, 02:11:29 PM »
I think Utica had one too. I’m pretty sure I still have it…somewhere.

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2022, 04:30:58 PM »
That's the same place where most of my stuff is when I need it, "somewhere" !!
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2022, 06:40:06 PM »
12" superjustable i'm cleaning up

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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2022, 07:19:07 PM »
Nice work!! Is that the locking pin? Thanks!!
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Re: J H Williams Adjustable Wrenches
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2022, 07:41:56 PM »
yes,will post picture after restore