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Anyone used this? It seems like a cool concept and it is much cheaper than other adjustable torque wrenches. I am looking for something I can use to torque down rings and bases as well as action screws to the appropriate torque specs in hopes that it could alleviate some accuracy issues. Any suggestions or comments from owners would be appreciated.
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Q&D lab test it was within +- 1in/lb.  I bought one and it has performed well.  I've had it for a while, so next time I get a chance I'm going to retest it to see how it is holding up.  It is inexpensive and performs well, at least so far. 
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Yes they work outstandingly well I recommend all the Wheeler products especially the scope mount kit they sell... the bits can be a little soft when dealing with hardened metals and springs...

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Originally posted by mlv2k5 mlv2k5 wrote:

Anyone used this? It seems like a cool concept and it is much cheaper than other adjustable torque wrenches. I am looking for something I can use to torque down rings and bases as well as action screws to the appropriate torque specs in hopes that it could alleviate some accuracy issues. Any suggestions or comments from owners would be appreciated.
 
I've recently bought one! It's sitting in my gun toolbox...but haven't used it yet as the thing I need it for is still on order. It's definitely well made but the annoying thing is it doesn't come with a hardcase to store it in.


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needs magnetic tip holder
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I have one, use it frequently.  My bits fall out with easy.

I recommended a friend buy one, he did, his bits stay in.


For the money, it is a good piece of gear.
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 I think you can buy a very small, but fairly strong magnet and glue it in the bit holder. That's aggravating to have bits fall out.

 
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Originally posted by martin3175 martin3175 wrote:

needs magnetic tip holder
 
This....
Decent tool for the $$$, as previously stated though.
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