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Postby Dirk_Hendrik » 29 Jul 2007, 12:45

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I seem unable to find the proper name for it :roll:
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Postby bajaman » 29 Jul 2007, 13:14

It looks like a wheel brace ( for removing the nuts from a car wheel ).
Usually there is another steel rod which goes through the holes, and acts as a lever. Each end has a different size socket for different size wheel nuts :wink:
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Postby Dirk_Hendrik » 29 Jul 2007, 17:27

bajaman wrote:It looks like a wheel brace ( for removing the nuts from a car wheel ).
Usually there is another steel rod which goes through the holes, and acts as a lever. Each end has a different size socket for different size wheel nuts :wink:
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Uhuh.. that's indeed a proper descripition of the functioning but...

These, in 4 different sizes, have become my favourite tools for scratchless loosening of pot and jack nuts. You may understand that these are a lot smaller then the big and chunky ones used for loosening nuts from a car wheel.
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Postby soulsonic » 29 Jul 2007, 22:33

It looks like a form of what we call a "nut driver". I have a couple sets in metric and English units. Each one is a single size and has a handle.
Here is an example of a nice fancy looking one:
http://www.alliedelec.com/Search/Produc ... 80692D617F
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Postby bajaman » 29 Jul 2007, 22:34

okay
how about - a double ended socket wrench
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Postby RLBJR65 » 31 Jul 2007, 00:52

It's a Lug Wrench.
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Postby alnico » 01 Aug 2007, 20:06

In England, that's a box spanner. 8)
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Postby bajaman » 01 Aug 2007, 22:04

Yes - Alnico has the right name for it :D
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ps: lug wrench may be right in the USA too!
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Postby theblackman » 02 Aug 2007, 02:07

in australia it's probably a box wrench or lug spanner, or box crescent.. or *insert bastardisation of US/UK description here*

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Postby Meanderthal » 04 Sep 2007, 01:03

Yep, a lug wrench... here in the states anyway...

If ya wanna get good and confused, check into the British and American names for tools and car parts!

Bonnet... spanner... boot... circlip...

Hood... wrench... trunk... snap ring...

It goes on and on. :lol:
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Postby bajaman » 04 Sep 2007, 01:34

on second thoughts - it looks like a shotgun - you put a joint in one of the small holes and a friend blows through the other end - you can control the air to smoke mixture by opening or closing the remaining small hole :wink:
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Postby analogguru » 04 Sep 2007, 03:07

you can control the air to smoke mixture by opening or closing the remaining small hole


So the right name for this unit would be "smoke-flute" or "smoke gun" ?

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Postby RLBJR65 » 04 Sep 2007, 12:43

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