Spanner Bolt

There may come a time when you need to undo a nut and just don’t have the spanner or socket to do it with.

Enter the spanner bolt!
Simple to make and is not what some people call a “novelty item”.

This one actually works.

Take a 6 inch 8mm bolt, two nuts, and two nice thick ‘penny washers’.
File down the washers as shown and you’ll end up with this:-
boltspannerOK, it’ll never be as good as the proper thing yet it has its uses, especially on those “custom sized” nuts.

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5 Responses to Spanner Bolt

  1. gamegetterII says:

    Reblogged this on Starvin Larry and commented:
    Improvised tools are great-the more you know how to make-the better.

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