The Shop => Tools => Topic started by: RussellT on September 07, 2019, 04:55:12 AM

Title: Torque Wrench
Post by: RussellT 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.
Title: Re: Torque Wrench
Post by: AdeV on September 07, 2019, 05:17:33 AM
Nice solution! Non-permanent, quick, repeatable and totally obvious once you actually see it!