most firearms metric or standard?

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by warhawk77, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. warhawk77

    warhawk77 New Member

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    I am going to pick up some T-handle hex wrench but not sure which to pick up.

    I'm sure they aren't all the same but I have marlin, remington, mossberg, mosin, and others. So maybe I need to get both?
     
  2. neilage66

    neilage66 New Member

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    Because 1978 has come and gone without adopting the metric system, you are now compelled to own 2 complete sets of handtools.

    Get both!

    That way you'll have that 1/8 inch (3.175 mm) wrench you need to work on your 5.56 mm rifle (that's 0.218897 inches, ok?). :rolleyes:

    Oh, and have your conversion tables, decimal equivalents and a calculator handy too.
     
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  3. warhawk77

    warhawk77 New Member

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    Thanks I thought I might. I have all the stuff but its loose in a tool box. I want to get tools that stay on my gun bench so I always have them.
     
  4. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    Like alot of guys I have more tools than most people think that I need. I have t-handled, fold-up, etc hex wrenches but I like using the loose standard ones most often. You can make a handy holder for the bench by drilling a wood block with correct size holes to hold your hex wrenches.
     
  5. therewolf

    therewolf New Member

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    IF you are a serious mechanic, you will want both sets.
     
  6. tellmaster207

    tellmaster207 New Member

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    Has anybody seen my 0.218897 torque wrench?

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