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Re: User Error

"But it's still not the tool's fault when somebody tightens the wheel-bearing nuts on a Dana 60 with a Stillson [...]"

Resorting to a Stillson is possibly because of the need for leverage. Even a socket spanner's T-bar can bend - especially when getting extra leverage with a piece of steel pipe.

The recurring frustration when undoing my Range Rover's wheel nuts was only solved by a very large one-piece four-legged socket "spider". For a country which didn't have department stores in the early 1980s - Luxembourg City had a large Aladdin's Cave shop of tools. They even stocked road construction equipment.

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