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Offline RussellT

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Torque Wrench
« on: September 07, 2019, 04:55:12 AM »
I don't often have need of a torque wrench, and if I do I have two.  One has a dial and a recording needle but only reads to a 60 ft lbs and the other is a beam type wrench.

Last time I used the beam type wrench (to check some wheel nuts) I found it nearly impossible to watch the pointer and heave on the wrench at the same time.  For the amount I use it I couldn't really justify buying another one so I thought I could add an audible signal when it reached a particular setting.
I thought about it for a while :coffee:  :bang:, and rejected some simple ideas :loco:  :bang: but eventually came up with a solution that appears to work and have a reasonable prospect of being sufficiently robust without getting in the way.

Here are the pictures.
Common sense is unfortunately not as common as its name suggests.

Offline AdeV

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Re: Torque Wrench
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2019, 05:17:33 AM »
Nice solution! Non-permanent, quick, repeatable and totally obvious once you actually see it!

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