Find a wrench set to meet your needs whether you need a set of 5 to keep on your boat, or larger set for working on the car or around the house. Roberts in 1964 and issued in 1965. The finish is chrome plating, with some losses due to rust and pitting. Lease requires consumer to make first payment at lease signing, plus 19 weekly, 9 biweekly, or 4 monthly lease payments. The square shoulder was a patented feature of the J. Note in particular the gently-sloped depressed panels and the increased width of the shank at the junction with the box end. Late 1940s to Early 1960s.
The overall length is 8. The overall length is 8. Craftsman 6 Inch Tongue-and-Groove Angle-Nose Pliers, with Insets for Side View and Marking Detail, ca. The results speak for themselves - with over 40 million customers and thousands of people switching to Harbor Freight Tools every day. Built tough, no matter how many times you turn it, each wrench will come back for more.
References and Resources Photographs and observations of particular tools are based on items in the Alloy Artifacts collection. Quick-Release Dual-Pawl Ratchets In the late 1960s Sears began offering Craftsman ratchets with a dual-pawl mechanism for ultra fine action, combined with a quick-release button for extra convenience. Examples of their production can be seen in our article on. The overall length is 5. The overall length is 11. The overall length is 8.
The wrench has a bright plated finish that resembles zinc, and the finish is soft enough to leave a mark on paper. The last alternative is intriguing and may seem even a bit radical. Ratchet wrench sets come in an assortment of shapes and sizes. And without lifting, you stay glued to the fastener until the turning is done, even if you're reaching deep into a compartment or appliance. Always follow all of the instructions and warnings included with our products. Craftsman Brake Spring Pliers Fig.
The overall length is 9. The square shoulder is a feature patented by J. The overall length is 10. Did they search for a maker with an existing broad line of suitable tools? The overall length is 8. Prices, promotions, styles, and availability may vary. Craftsman 4476 Battery Pliers with Nested-Diamond Pattern Fig.
And the tools had an excellent reputation for quality -- from the beginning, the Craftsman line had been built by selecting tools from leading makers, ensuring their quality and functionality. Must be at least 18 years old. Craftsman 4476 Battery Pliers, with Insets for Side View and Marking Detail, ca. Note that the hanging hole is located in the interior of the depressed panel, rather than at the extreme end. The upper inset shows a close-up of the Y-Circle logo forged into the shank. These examples provide evidence that Craftsman model number markings were added in the 1968-1970 time frame.
Craftsman 6 Inch Tongue-and-Groove Angle-Nose Pliers, with Insets for Side View and Marking Detail, ca. The upper inset shows a side view of the wrench, and a close look shows the square shoulder for the sliding jaw and keyway. It also comes with type-6 drive and a12-point. The overall length is 10. The evidence for this seems clear enough. The box and machined open ends undertake to hold your bolts and nuts tightly so you can unscrew them in a breeze.
Note that this ratchet is not marked with a model number, but that a similar also has a patent pending marking and is marked with the model number. The pending status refers to patents and , issued to H. Whitworth British Standard Tools Although less commonly found in the United States, Craftsman did offer wrenches in Whitworth British Standard sizes. Photos of the items are included. The forged-in logo is believed to be the manufacturer's code, but the maker has not yet been identified. Note though that the model number marking on these pliers is unusual for this era. The overall length is 7.
Vose in 1959 with assignment to Moore Drop Forging. This code has also been noted on a shown in another article. Patent describes a chain pipe wrench and was issued to R. The overall length is 10. Have we told you that the ToolGuards comes with a lifetime warranty already? Williams 1950s to 1960s Found on. Tools Have you ever wanted to build your own bookshelf, construct a personalized coffee table for your living room, repaint the peeling garage in the backyard, or maybe just want to be able to fix those leaking pipes in your basement? In earlier versions of this article we were able to provide links to photographs via Google Books, which unfortunately are no longer offered; however, a preview of the book is still available at Google Books.
Our local stores do not honor online pricing. The overall length is 9. Of course, the fact that this is a 22 pieces set translates to increased versatility. Adjustable Wrenches In the post-war years Craftsman adjustable wrenches were supplied by J. Later tappet wrenches weren't made with raised panels, so they continued to use the older face marking.