At church we have a couple panic bars that stop
working, now and again. What I need is a small
wrench that's about the shape of letter F. Need
to bend a piece of metal a couple degrees, but
it's near the lock case. Vise grips or crescent
wrench hits the lock case. Need a strange tool.
Off the edge of my memory, didn't they make
right angle offset wrench for ignition systems
I may take a small box wrench, and use a grinder
or saw to cut a notch in the end, at the correct
angle. Hmm. Might work....
On 5/20/2014 12:49 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I was at the church, today. The tab is about
1/8 thick, and 3/32 out from the bend. Not
much to grab. I tried small vise grips, and
not enough room to swing. I ended up cut a
steel strike plate with a dremel, and that's
not totally perfect. My next try will be a
large screw driver with a slot at the end,
at the proper angle.
Ignition wrenches and distributor wrenches are two totally different
tools. Distributor wrench was for adjusting timing (or
removing/replacing distributor). Ignition wrenches were for terminal
nuts IN distributors and magnetos, and on coils, switches, etc. Dist
wrench 1/2 inch or 9/16" range. Ignition wrenches 3/16 to 3/8" range..
Distributor wrench USUALLY a box end, with the handle bent into
strange shapes depending on the vehicle/engine it was designed for.
Ignition wrenches straight handle, often with jaws at closer to right
angle to handle, bur not bent handle (jaws on the "edge" of the handle
instead of the "end"
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