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« on: March 03, 2013, 10:32:07 AM »
This GearWrench is a tool that I have found to be very versatile and well made. I have been using the one shown in the photos below on just about a daily bases for at least ten years or longer now. One end of the wrench is 1/4" and the other is 5/16", two of the most popular sizes I find myself using in the appliance repair field.

As I was cleaning out my toolbox this weekend I thought about how handy it has been over the years and how it would be nice to have a second one to keep in my other vehicle.



As you may have notice in the photo above the bits and sockets in the set don't look like they have ever been used.
Well to tell you the truth they have not.

I use the GearWrench that come in the kit along with my own set of bits.
Like with my favorite 1/4" and 5/16" magnet bit drivers.



One thing I do use out of the kit besides the wrench is the 1/4" socket adaptor along with my deep well sockets.





I also use it with a number of screwdriver bits. The wrench has a small metal ring inside it that holds the bits firmly in place.



I could no longer find it on the http://www.gearwrench.com site so I'm not sure if it has been discontinued now or what.

I was able to find it on Amazon yet so I ordered one to keep as a spare in my other vehicle.
GearWrench 85035 35 Pc MicroDriver Set

You can see some additional photos of it in our gallery.
http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?action=gallery;cat=35

Any other GearWrench fans out there?

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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2013, 01:39:11 PM »
This tool is INVALUABLE to me. I would pay much more than they ask for the work it allows me to do. I also use the gearwrench hvac quad SQUARE drive wrench. Amazing. :D

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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2013, 04:26:27 PM »
I wonder how their ratcheting screwdrivers compare to the snap-on ones?

I have a stubby snap-on ratcheting screwdriver that I use all the time and love it.

The GearWrench version of the stubby ratcheting screwdriver looks like it would be just a little longer handle instead of so round like my snap-on one.

I know the snap-on one really holds up well. In twenty five years I can think of twice that I exchanged it for a new one under warranty and it does get used every work day on every call.


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« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2013, 11:28:49 PM »
I have just purchase two of the GearWrench 85035 from amazon, they look like they will come in very handy, should arrive here in Melbourne Australia in about 10 days
Thanks for the great web site  O0 :thanks:

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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2013, 06:44:29 AM »
Cool, be sure to let us know what you think of them.


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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2013, 05:00:46 PM »
I have this set and it is a quality tool. Fine tooth.... best low profile bit holder I have used.

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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2013, 07:13:21 AM »
I have just purchase two of the GearWrench 85035 from amazon, they look like they will come in very handy, should arrive here in Melbourne Australia in about 10 days
Thanks for the great web site  O0 :thanks:

Did you get them yet?

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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2013, 07:27:21 AM »
yes I got them Monday, I havent used them yet but they look like  a very good quality tool and I think they will be very useful
Thank you for the recommendation  O0

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« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2013, 11:11:03 PM »
I've got the husky version of this,    Not sure exactly when, but at some point it went from getting stored in my tool bag, to getting thrown in my front shirt pocket with a pen... Can't remember the last day where I didn't use it.

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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2013, 02:40:07 AM »
I have used this tool today for the first time and I am very happy with it  :)  O0

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« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2013, 06:07:44 PM »
I've got the husky version of this,    Not sure exactly when, but at some point it went from getting stored in my tool bag, to getting thrown in my front shirt pocket with a pen... Can't remember the last day where I didn't use it.

Got a part number or link for that husky version?

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« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2013, 06:29:23 PM »
 

Got a part number or link for that husky version?



sure

part number 64723T

http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/100041241?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&storeId=10051&N=5yc1vZc249Zrd&R=100041241#.UVN_YRxORL0


near as I can tell it's identical in function to the gear wrench one.. other than not having as many bits included with it...    other than the socket adapter I think the rest is just fluff to make it look like more in the packaging.

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« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2013, 06:34:09 PM »
Nice, thanks!


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« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2013, 10:47:32 PM »
Just noticed tonight on Amazon that these are on sale for only $13.61

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« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2013, 10:56:15 PM »
I see list price says $29.86, but when I look at my amazon order history I see the last one I paid $35.42

I'm tempted to order another one, but I have so many already, lol...


Edited to add: Guess that was the total with shipping.





 

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