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Old 10-12-12, 04:46 PM
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DIY rim rench

winter time so time to put the ideas in my head into action. a copy of the morningstar rim rench. made with a junky 8in adjustable that i picked up on the side of the road during one of my commutes. strong enough for this purpose and you wont destroy the good stuff. tools used were a hacksaw, dremel and bench grinder
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Old 10-12-12, 05:44 PM
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Minor point: it's wrench, not rench. Anyhow,that's a good use of a road side pickup. I've found a bunch of tools along the road on my rides over the years. My wife thinks they've fallen of of work trucks and I expect she's right.

So far I've found:

Two carpenter's claw hammers.
A 12 oz machinest's hammer.
Three slot head screwdrivers.
A small Phillips screw driver.
Three Vise Grips in various sizes.
A small Channel Lock
A 17mm combination wrench
a 12 mm combination wrench
A 12mmx13 mm open end wrench
A 1/2" combination wrench
A 1/2"x7/16" box end wrench.

And, most unusual, a 7 mm -3/8" square drive hex bit.

I once also found $2.40 in loose change.

Every ride can be a treasure hunt.
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Old 10-12-12, 06:51 PM
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Actually it's Rim 'Rench - https://www.morningstartools.com/Pages/RimRench.aspx
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Interesting tool, did not know it.
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Anybody's Bike Book had a channel grip pliars with popcycle sticks for dent removal. Andy.
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i have pulled dents from rims with many different tools including channellocks, and the park bt 3 tool and cone wrench trick. this tool is the best i have used. i have also found other good stuff in the road, snap on ratchet for one, blue point hammer, mac pry bar. that is some of the better stuff. also misc wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers
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OK, my apology. I guess it was named by the same people who labeled the Hozan "Rock Ring" Wrench.
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OK, my apology. I guess it was named by the same people who labeled the Hozan "Rock Ring" Wrench.
Must be first cozens to the guy who named that great SunTour ft der "Spirt". Andy.
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