## How do you identify a wrench combination?

Combination wrenches have an open-end jaw at one end of the tool and a box-end wrench of the same size at the other. As there are many situations where one or the other type simply won’t work, combination wrenches can be handy indeed.

Is there a 15/16 wrench?

TEKTON 15/16 Inch Combination Wrench | 18265.

What sizes do combination wrenches come in?

Wrenches: Standard Combination Wrenches (1/4, 5/16, 11/32, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 13/16, 7/8, 15/16, 1) Metric Combination Wrenches (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) Standard Flare Nut Wrenches (3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 7/8) Note: Each wrench may combine two sizes.

### Why are wrenches offset 15 degrees?

Even if you have all the space in the world, offsetting the wrench decreases the overall swing needed. If you were to position a wrench flat against a nut or bolt the swing needed would be 60 degrees. However, offsetting it at a 15 degree angle reduces that swing to 30 degrees which makes your work faster and easier.

What size bolt takes 15 16 wrench?

US Bolt Head/Wrench Size

Bolt Diameter Head and Wrench Size
Hex Bolt – Lag Bolt – Square Bolt Heavy Hex Bolt
1/2″ 3/4″ 7/8″
9/16″ 13/16″
5/8″ 15/16″ 1-1/16″

What do the numbers on a wrench mean?

Metric wrench sizes are expressed as whole numbers (e.g., 8, 10, 14, 32) that correspond to the sizes in millimetres. Non-metric sizes used widely in the U.S. are also called S.A.E (Society of Automotive Engineers) sizes and are expressed as fractions of an inch; e.g., 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/4.

## Why is a spud wrench called a spud wrench?

A spud wrench is intended to loosen and tighten a section of piping found on older model toilets. This piece of piping was called a ‘spud’. The spud wrench was designed to work on the bolts, collar and other pieces of the spud unit. The spud connected the toilet bowl to the reserve tank.

How big is a 24mm socket?

SAE to Metric Conversion Chart

SAE Size Metric Size Inches Decimal
29/32″ 0.906
15/16″ 0.938
24mm 0.945
1″ 1

What are old wrenches worth?

With various antique wrenches in circulation today, it would be a big miss not to identify their values before purchasing or selling. As any of them could possess significant monetary value. Ranging from \$20 to \$20,000. But it depends on factors such as age, the manufacturer (not always necessary), and unique design.

### How do I know what size ratchet I have?

Drive Hole indicates the size of the drive hole (also referred to as the “driver hole” or “square hole”), which determines the torque size of the driver tool you’ll need. For example, you’d use a ½-inch drive socket with a ½-inch drive ratchet. L indicates the overall socket length.