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Offline johnsironsanctuary

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Wagon hub wrench
« on: December 01, 2011, 09:02:25 AM »
I found this on DATAMP this morning. I thought it was cool enuf to post and add to my list of 'Gee, I'd like to find one of those'

US Patent: 757,613Nut Wrench Patentee: William Edward  Gilliland  - Coatsburg  IL  Granted:1904-04-19


    The inner set of jaws engage an axle nut.  The outer set reach around the outside of the hub.  This construction clamps an axle nut to the wheel hub so the wheel and nut can be removed and replaced on the axle together.  The "wing nut" handle of the clamping screw is formed into an open end wrench.
 This is one of 45,259 patents currently in the database at datamp.org
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Re: Wagon hub wrench
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2011, 03:46:50 PM »
Sweet.  I bet it was even sweeter when you needed to remove a wheel.
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Re: Wagon hub wrench
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2011, 09:28:40 PM »
Simple and straightforward. Wonder why they never produced it ?
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