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Old 11-16-2016, 06:47 PM   #71
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I've never heard of a broken micrometer-type torque wrench; I have heard of damaged pointers on beam-type wrenches. Maybe it's not an issue, and baglo is just a klutz?
I am a klutz, but I wasn't using it, hadn't used it for probably 20 years. Went to get it from the tool box and there was no pointer.
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I have a permit to carry this bad boy. It was issued by Thoer after I took an online course from Trump University. It only cost $4,600.00 Here I'm shown on my way to study for a midterm exam down in my shop. The semi concealed waistband carry is an approved method. Just one thing I learnt.
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I have a permit to carry this bad boy. It was issued by Thoer after I took an online course from Trump University. It only cost $4,600.00 Here I'm shown on my way to study for a midterm exam down in my shop. The semi concealed waistband carry is an approved method. Just one thing I learnt.
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I have a permit to carry this bad boy. It was issued by Thoer after I took an online course from Trump University. It only cost $4,600.00 Here I'm shown on my way to study for a midterm exam down in my shop. The semi concealed waistband carry is an approved method. Just one thing I learnt.
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I thought that I read somewhere that some users have some kind of adaptor that goes into a cordless drill to more easily move the stabilizers up and down when setting up and taking down to save on elbow grease. We have a 17B on order being picked up in the new year and this adaptor/ socket end might be a good stocking stuffer/gift to ask for at Christmas. Anyone got a photo of what this looks like and what size the socket end needs to be please?

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I thought that I read somewhere that some users have some kind of adaptor that goes into a cordless drill to more easily move the stabilizers up and down when setting up and taking down to save on elbow grease. We have a 17B on order being picked up in the new year and this adaptor/ socket end might be a good stocking stuffer/gift to ask for at Christmas. Anyone got a photo of what this looks like and what size the socket end needs to be please?

Thanks much.
A 3/4" socket does the trick.
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Old 11-17-2016, 12:41 AM   #79
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I thought that I read somewhere that some users have some kind of adaptor that goes into a cordless drill to more easily move the stabilizers up and down when setting up and taking down to save on elbow grease. We have a 17B on order being picked up in the new year and this adaptor/ socket end might be a good stocking stuffer/gift to ask for at Christmas. Anyone got a photo of what this looks like and what size the socket end needs to be please?
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A 3/4" socket does the trick.
... but just a normal socket doesn't fit a drill. You also need an adapter which fits into the drill chuck and has the square drive end which fits normal sockets.

Some RV stores sell a one-piece version (3/4" socket on the end of a shaft, such as the Camco 57363), but there's no need for a special tool like that (although it's only a few dollars so might make a good stocking stuffer)... and many of them have a round shaft instead of the triangular or hexagonal shaft which would be easier for the drill to hold.

If instead of a drill you have a cordless driver with a 1/4" hex socket (instead of a chuck to hold drill bits), you can get sockets that plug directly into it because they have a 1/4" hexagonal shaft; they work in a regular drill, too.
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I thought that I read somewhere that some users have some kind of adaptor that goes into a cordless drill to more easily move the stabilizers up and down when setting up and taking down to save on elbow grease. We have a 17B on order being picked up in the new year and this adaptor/ socket end might be a good stocking stuffer/gift to ask for at Christmas. Anyone got a photo of what this looks like and what size the socket end needs to be please?

Thanks much.
I have this one. Fits basically any common 3/8" drill.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00N0IHMXM..._0fvlyb8CN0V1K
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