[Boatanchors] Tool query
ckepus at comcast.net
Thu Jul 28 01:35:18 EDT 2011
Has anyone tried Flexi Clamps?
From: boatanchors-bounces at puck.nether.net
[mailto:boatanchors-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of J. Forster
Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 5:12 PM
Cc: BoatAnchors; Bob Jackson
Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Tool query
I said there were tools. I didn't say they were any good. :))
They only work on the knurl they are designed for.
> I bought both sizes and they didn't work worth a darn...
> John K5MO
> At 06:29 PM 7/27/2011, J. Forster wrote:
>>There are special tools for some brands.
>>Switchcraft made a thing with a screwdriver handle. The business end was
>>collet with internally serrateed teeth. Problem is, there is a wide
>>variety of knurls on the ring nots.
>>The wrong knurl and it's worse than useless.
>>You might have some luck wiuth soft-jaw MS connector pliers.
>> > I'm refurbing a Halli S-40B. There's four toggle switches and an
>> > jack that are secured to the front panel by those @#$%^%$ "ring nuts"
>> > that's what they're called). Trying to get them off/on with pliers
>> > results in them (and perhaps other parts as well) getting buggered up
>> > the pliers slip off, etc. Surely there is a special tool made just for
>> > these things. Any of you guys out there know of such and if so, where
>> > can be acquired?
>> > Thanks and 73 to all,
>> > Bob
>> > AG5X
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