open-end wrench


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open-end wrench

[¦ō·pən ¦end ′rench]
(design engineering)
A wrench consisting of fixed jaws at one or both ends of a handle.
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Sometimes, a flat open-end wrench is the only tool that will turn a nut or bolt.
With a 5/8-in open-end wrench, loosen the track adjuster bleed valve just enough to allow grease to flow.
You may be able to get a small open-end wrench up to the sprayer hose nipple, but space is very tight.
I've found you can cut the job to 15 minutes by taking a 1/4-in open-end wrench and grinding off its sides until the wrench fits easily in the holes for the nuts.
Push up on the lift rod until the stopper is all the way down, then torque the setscrew down with an open-end wrench or a small pliers.
He can remove the rocks carefully with a dull object like a stick or open-end wrench.