Date:21 May 2012
IT’S BAD ENOUGH DOING FUSSY OR HARD JOBS LYING ON YOUR BACK UNDER A CAR, BUT HAVING TO USE THE SAME UNWIELDY TOOLS YOUR DAD DID ONLY ADDS INSULT TO INJURY. HERE ARE THREE NEW EASY-TO-USE AND INEXPENSIVE SPECIALTY TOOLS TO MAKE PAINFUL JOBS MORE PLEASANT.
GearWrench replaces the awkward are-nut wrench for removing brakeline fittings (a slow and tedious task) with a tool featuring an ingenious ratcheting mechanism. (gearwrench.com)
Jooltool Coolview see-through grinding and sanding wheels let you see the work surface all the way to the edge of the disc. High-quality 3M pads quickmount to the wheel for easy replacement. (jooltool.com)
NES ThreadMate is a universal thread cutter that makes fixing damaged bolts or rodends easy, taking the place of a whole boxful of finicky dies. (angloamericantools.com)