IIRC, there are gearwrenches that you flip over to tighten or loosen
the fastener. These are flat. Then there are the kind that have a
reverse lever like a regular ratchet wrench. These, I think, are
somewhat offset like a "normal' box-end wrench. I take it you have
the first kind. Perhaps the second kind would be what you want?
At 06:16 PM 5/20/2010, Randall wrote:
>A 'normal' box-end wrench generally has the handle attached at the top of
>the box section, so that some fraction of the wrench sticks out like a
>socket does. Eg, the RH side of
>What I'm looking for is a ratcheting wrench that has a similar offset.
>Anyone know of something like that?
>The situation is a nut on a stud, with only about 1/2" clearance from the
>end of the stud to a nearby frame member. The nut holds a flanged plate,
>where the flange sticks up to cover about 2/3 of the nut, so an ordinary
>"flat" GearWrench doesn't get a very good grip. An ordinary box end wrench
>will work, but is somewhat tedious ... Ok, I'm getting lazy in my old age!
>So far, this is all I've come up with:
>which would do, but I'm hoping the listerati will know of some alternatives.
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