Enter the Honourable Judge's favourite tavern for a dram of Tittle Tattle. There's an ancient bandit in the corner, but I forget his name...
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Bionic Wrench and other useful things

Postby badpenny » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:23 am

I've always been a sucker for the latest "useless" tool, and my eye was taken by this one.
I'm not sure it would be really handy for our machines as the external diameter would probably preclude it from getting into the tight areas we have to on occasion. (Ooooh errrr missus! :o }
It's probably more of a an "Emergency - Get you out of trouble" tool to carry in your car, nice idea though.



And not expensive either ...........
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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby bryans fan » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:03 am

I thought it said "Bionic Wench"
I was most disappointed!!!!

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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby badpenny » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:12 am

In order to meet your special needs BF type Bionic "Wench" (with quotes) into Google and search images.

We'll talk again in a couple of weeks ...........

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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby coppinpr » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:26 am

bought one of these in Homebase today, quite cheap (£9.50) and its actually very handy,its particularly good on tight nuts (and before BP says anything mine wouldnt go in the hole) .

Boy has Homebase changed,since being taken over by Target its gone from the dearest and most uninteresting DIY store to the cheapest and much more interesting (in as much as a DIY store can be interesting). Also bought a a nice very large wheeled sack barrow( only £19) which I find helpful in moving bandits in my frail old age.
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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby treefrog » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:59 pm

It is always trying on the rare occasion I go not Lidl or Aldi, due to the ranges of useful items you start thinking you have a need for, but almost certainly don't. Having visited both today and escaped Lidl, I was caught out in Aldi by very useful skates for sale, round ones and oblong.....they carry 250kg each and have useful carry handles and anti slip mats.....all for eleven quid....I already have a skate, but big wheels. The round could even be used to repair mechs on....

And no they will not stay on my slot machine graveyard compost heap :lol:
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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby badpenny » Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:52 pm

I just Googled "Bionic Wench" and got a picture of Wonder Woman! !PUZZLED!

Around Christmas time when Homebase had a sale they were selling low wheeled platform trolleys. Metal with shopping trolley type wheels and a high vertical handle, the bed was big enough to carry a bandit and an allwin.
They were about £28, I was sceptical it was a true discount and decided to wait until after the New Year.

In January they went up to £45! !OMFG!

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Re: Bionic Wrench

Postby badpenny » Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:58 pm

Mind you, having just said that Lidl £25!!
https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offe ... cleId=4341

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Re: Bionic Wrench and other useful things

Postby coppinpr » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:07 pm

And no they will not stay on my slot machine graveyard compost heap
but the machines behind will no doubt,but at least you will know where those ones are :lol:
Mind you, having just said that Lidl £25!
I have had one of these for some years(in fact you have helped me lift machines on and off it at Coventry more than once BP) they work very well and are very strong,the wheels are a little too small to give a real easy push/pull and it sounds like a 1943 Japanese type 95 "Ha-Go" light tank when moving on rough concrete and has about the same top speed.

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Re: Bionic Wrench and other useful things

Postby pennymachines » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:59 pm

Checked my local Lidl today and they were all sold out the same day they came in (Thursday) - maybe snapped up by other shops to sell at twice the price?

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Re: Bionic Wrench and other useful things

Postby coppinpr » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:24 pm

two machines arrived today and my little lidl trolly came in handy again !!THUMBSX2!!
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