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Re: 17 mm hex bit suggestion

>Date: Sun, 3 Jan 1999 09:39:40 -0500
>From: "Fred Munro" <munrof@isys.ca>
>Subject: Re: 17 mm hex bit suggestion
>    I bought a 17mm allen wrench for $6, cut 2" off the end, and slipped it
>into a 17mm six point socket. Voila, a tough 1/2" drive 17mm hex head bit,
>with enough material left to make three more!
>Fred Munro
>'91 200q  266k km

Also, if you have a hot-melt glue gun, apply some glue plus "auxiliary"
heat (from propane torch?) to get an adequate bond (more-or-less) between
the hex and socket. At least it worked for the 5 and 6 mm hex sockets I've
made up from bits of allen wrenches.

Phil R.
'91 200q

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