From the online manual for a GE gas stove about 20 years old.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
. Phillips and flat-blade screwdrivers
. Pencil and ruler
. Two pipe wrenches (one for backup)
. Open-end or adjustable wrench
. Nut drivers or wrenches: 3/16?? and 1/4??
Why do you need a backup pipe wrench? Is one going to break? Fall in
That *could* happen--- but I suspect the second wrench is to hold the
other side of the joint from turning. I 'backup' a term for that?
I've never heard it-- but I've only played plumber in my own houses
for the last 40 years.
Another time a second pipe wrench was handy was when I put a pipe
wrench on the pipe-- then tightened a fitting above it with a crescent
wrench. The pipe wrench was jammed so tight against the wall I
needed another pipe wrench to ease the pressure off just a RCH to get
my first wrench back. I suppose 'backup' could be used in that
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