Archive for the ‘Ratchets’ category

Quick fix.

April 21st, 2009

A lovely flea market Sunday morning. Plenty of ratchets to choose from.  I grabbed a long handle, 3/8″ drive by Snap-On. There was another by Mac, but the drive plug had shattered so only a small jagged chunk of it was left. I wonder how that happened. Anyway, the Snap-On seemed okay. It’s only issue […]

I never heard of International Forge Company but this little ratchet looks very similar to an older model Craftsman. I thought that’s what it was when I saw it at the bottom of a yard sale milk crate full of junk . It had obviously spent some time outdoors or in a flooded basement. Some […]

Wait a minute !!

November 15th, 2008

On Sunday I disassembled this 1936 Snap On ratchet, cleaned it,  put fresh grease inside and put it back together. Just after I started I thought about something that people may take for granted. Notice the two screws holding it together. The slot in one is plainly seen and the other is filled with oil […]

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