Patent Number: 6,167,785

Title: Tool for turning fasteners in confined spaces

Abstract: A tool for quickly removing or replacing threaded fasteners such as nuts or bolts has a spool-like body with an axial bore. A socket in the bore is dimensioned to engage a fastener. A flexible member can be wrapped around a circumferential channel in the body. A user can loosen or tighten A fastener by wrapping the flexible member around the channel and pulling on a pull ring on the free end of the flexible member. The tool is particularly well adapted to removing or tightening nuts or bolts in constricted spaces such are encountered when repairing automotive engines or other machinery. The tool is simple and inexpensive to manufacture. The tool may be provided in a kit having several tools for turning fasteners of several standard sizes.

Inventors: Penner; Vern (Aldergrove, British Columbia, CA)


International Classification: B25B 13/00 (20060101); B25B 13/48 (20060101); B25B 17/00 (20060101); B25B 013/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018