Allen wrenches - Park Tool alternatives?

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IrrelevantD
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by IrrelevantD

Unless it’s a specialty tool, I only buy Husky tools from Home Depot.
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by jfranci3

Really? fancy hex keys? I'd only pay extra for an adjustable handle for tight clearance http://amzn.to/2sjfUge , T handles, tq wrench, etc. Otherwise, why would you pay extra for standard hex sizes? I keep this in my bike tool bag http://amzn.to/2EwOGHU cheap beam tq wrench.

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by mattr

Um. Well, better materials and tighter tolerances. Can't think of any other reason to use fancy hex key's.

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by commendatore

Wera for me. The bondhus are good to.

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by Frankie - B

I'm using the Wera as well. they are great hex keys.
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by mvcap

Thank you all for your input, links, and ideas on this. Super helpful!

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by stuh

Plus 1 on Bondhaus & Wera

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