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Old 02-28-2012, 04:01 PM   #1
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Default Wobble extensions in what drive?

Which drive size do you guys use wobble extensions the most?

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Old 02-28-2012, 04:14 PM   #2
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Default Re: Wobble extensions in what drive?

the 3/8 and 1/4 wobbles are more useful then 1/2. I would get a 3/8 over the 1/2 if I only had 1 wobble. But I have a set of 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 and the 1/4 and 3/8 has so far seen allot more action the the 1/2
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:32 PM   #3
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the 3/8 and 1/4 wobbles are more useful then 1/2. I would get a 3/8 over the 1/2 if I only had 1 wobble. But I have a set of 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 and the 1/4 and 3/8 has so far seen allot more action the the 1/2
I agree.

Unles you work on heavy equipment, are a diesel mechanic or do work on large mfg. machines, 1/4" and 3/8" tend to get used the most, even in my world which involves vehicles up to Ford F-550's and Sprinter Van's.

Again, it's all a matter of the type of work you do do or intend to do that should drive that decision unless you find a well build set for a steal.
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:52 PM   #4
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Default Re: Wobble extensions in what drive?

I have the shortest extension in 1/4. 3/8 and 1/2 all in wobble. This allows me to use them as an adapter. Although not optimal, i don't have to buy both sets of extensions (fixed and wobble). I know Snap on has a wobble plus, but it seems most don't like it as much as the wobble.
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:56 PM   #5
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Default Re: Wobble extensions in what drive?

if you are not looking for pro grade, you can go with mlittle suggestion for short extension. Right now pep boys are closing out their power built tools, for a different brand. they have a set of short wobbles for like 7 dollars.
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:57 PM   #6
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Which drive size do you guys use wobble extensions the most?

Well ... Im currently the ebay high bidder at a whopping $1.04 + shipping on a used Snap-On 10" 1/2 drive wobble. But after thinking about it, Im kinda meh about it, as I think I might be better off getting a 3/8 wobble set. Feel free to outbid or snipe me...

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As long as you don't increase your bid, I wouldn't worry too much about winning that auction.

As the others have said, the 1/4 and 3/8 drive wobbles come into play a lot more than a 1/2 drive.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:26 PM   #7
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Default Re: Wobble extensions in what drive?

I only have a snappy set in 3/8", I use a 1/4" flex shaft for lower torque needs.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:51 PM   #8
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1/4 & 3/8"
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:53 PM   #9
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I have the 3/8 HF set, and i really like them, they have came in hany on a couple projects.
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