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Kobalt 7-Piece 1/4-in; 3/8-in Drive Hex Driver Socket Set $4.97 @lowes YMMV in store only

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two store have these on clearance by me...in store only on these...gave you a thumbs up
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1 left at the Hurst,TX store at this price. Thanks.
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Unfortunately OOS in my area. Ty
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Okay, serious question now-
In what applications are you finding the use of SAE allen screws these days?
In my industry metric took over in the mid 90's.


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Quote from BraveFeather984 :
Okay, serious question now-
In what applications are you finding the use of SAE allen screws these days?
In my industry metric took over in the mid 90's.
Motorcycles, specifically Harley-Davidsons. For most of the hex fasteners, a short non-ball-end works best. But an example fastener that needs a long ball-end hex (1/4") is the shift linkage.
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Quote from BraveFeather984 :
Okay, serious question now-
In what applications are you finding the use of SAE allen screws these days?
In my industry metric took over in the mid 90's.
Oddly my pressure washer uses them, but for me I work on military equipment which all still SAE.
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Motorcycles, specifically Harley-Davidsons. For most of the hex fasteners, a short non-ball-end works best. But an example fastener that needs a long ball-end hex (1/4") is the shift linkage.
Thanks for the info, I appreciate it.
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Quote from Mopar4wd :
Oddly my pressure washer uses them, but for me I work on military equipment which all still SAE.
Thanks for the info, I appreciate it.​
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For service entrances, the lugs to tighten the mains are usually hex.
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Quote from lanman31337 :
For service entrances, the lugs to tighten the mains are usually hex.
Metric or SAE?
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Quote from atlm :
Motorcycles, specifically Harley-Davidsons. For most of the hex fasteners, a short non-ball-end works best. But an example fastener that needs a long ball-end hex (1/4") is the shift linkage.
The real slick deal here is not buying a crappy Harley.
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Quote from FuschiaScene411 :
The real slick deal here is not buying a crappy Harley.
Thats what I told my brother in law....but alas...it did no good....Now it sits in his garage most of the time, gathering dust.
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Quote from BraveFeather984 :
Metric or SAE?
SAE is still in use in the Electrical field. Lugs in Panels and Transformers use standard hex heads.
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Looks like they updated packaging. Found a few in my area. They're in a longer/wider package. New ones are in a circular package.
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