Allen wrench


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Allen wrench

[′al·ən ‚rench]
(design engineering)
A wrench made from a straight or bent hexagonal rod, used to turn an Allen screw.

Allen wrench

Allen wrench
A wrench for Allen head screws; a steel bar, hexagonal in shape, which is bent to form a right angle.
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Hex keys: a type of Allen wrench, but with six-sides.
The sockets for the small Allen wrench are quite deep, giving the wrench excellent purchase and, unless you just go Neanderthal on it, it won't do the classic Allen strip-out.
99); Marcus McDougal, Antigo, WI--An Archer's Allen Wrench from Pine Ridge Archery Products ($9:95).
It was easy to use the included Allen wrench to crank the dot around until it corresponded to the sights, and when swapping the Railmaster from one pistol to another, it was again easy to readjust.
The handle of the Ontario Knife Company Ranger Series Afghan features the Ontario Orange G10 handle, an easy-to-see and easy-to-grip orange, glass-based fiber handle which can be removed in seconds using an Allen wrench to wipe off any debris - making cleaning the blade a snap.
The wedgelock clamp mechanism can be tightened using a standard Allen wrench.
Adesso maintained that all its new furniture assembles quickly and easily using only an allen wrench, which is included with each piece.
Allen wrench set: Also called hex keys, which are hexagonal wrenches.
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Each COP Kit includes COP/Continuous Optics Platform (upper receiver/rail), forward assist, port door rod and cover, barrel nut, two center inserts, three Picatinny rails, three plain rails, 18 screws and an Allen wrench.
And cleaning it is a snap -- with an Allen wrench, the handle can be removed in seconds to wipe off any debris or moisture at day's end back in camp.
It's available in either Realtree[R] HD Green[TM] or Matte Black w/WoodTone limbs, and it comes with a Silent Shelf rest pad, Cat Whiskers, custom bow case, handmade Flemish string, and a 7/32-inch Allen wrench.