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Somafunk

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what's it about you 'muricans and 10 mil tools?
am i simply to european to get it?
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As a mechanic to trade you can never have enough 10mm spanner’s. I have stubby, normal, long, extra long ring spanner’s, stubby ratchet, normal ratchet ring spanner’s, crows foot in 1/4 drive, 1/2 drive, 90degree ring drive for awkward areas, and about 5 other 10mm spanner’s of various oddities that work well for a single purpose.

Mechanic tool porn can be just as expensive as hifi
 

mhardy6647

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Seems the 10 mm is the most common size. So I've seen so many toolsets with the 10 mm wrench missing. They get used the most and lost the most. So it is something of a running joke. I think metric toolsets should come with 3 10 mm wrenches in them. Does this not happen in Europe?

I suppose it is made worse since we have inch based sets and metric. So we are less likely to have multiple metric sets often just having the one. If you loose the 10 mm, you are up the creek.
Yup. Well stated.

My son-in-law & I tend to platoon 10 mm sockets. ;)
 

bloodshoteyed

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I think metric toolsets should come with 3 10 mm wrenches in them. Does this not happen in Europe?



nope
not only to me, but in general, at least not that i knew of - and nowhere near as much that it had to become a popular reference let alone a literal meme :)

only tools i ever "lost" was a few philips and torx bits - and even that while lending tools to someone else :mad:
 
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