Their clickers go on sale quite often and I always read mixed reviews about it.
But no one brings up the old and simple beam type torque wrench. Hand tighten with a standard ratchet and do the final torquing with a beam type. I get a nice satisfaction torquing my wheel bolts with a beam over a clicker.
My apologies for bumping this old thread. It's only because I'm not sure it's considered a good deal, judging from no TU's and the negative comments here. I saw these yesterday when I went there to pick up an online order. All three sizes were $39.99 for Craftsman Club members, so I grabbed the last 25-250 in lbs model displayed (931423). I didn't see the same deal on their website, so I'd imagine it's YMMV? If you happen to stop by Sears, check it out if you need one, and/or you don't think it's so horrible as so many others have indicated.
I needed this model for my mountain bike, but if it's as bad as it sounds, I'll return it instead. The other caveat is people here mentioning (see posts before mine) it can't be used upside down? WTH does that mean? I can't use it on any bolts pointing to the sky? That just seems ridiculous if it's true. Little help? Otherwise, I hate to roll the dice with the idiots in other forums, particularly Y!Ans, where it's often better to just ask my magic 8-ball ;-) thanks folks.
I think the consensus is that the click type is no better than a similar model from Harbor Freight yet costs more. I'd agree with Booster that the beam type is nice and always accurate but can sometimes be hard to use in real life wrenching situations.
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