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Kevan Shaw23/05/2022 23:56:03
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Hi, I need to get hold of spanners and or box keys for very small metric hex head bolts M1 up. Any idea who actually stocks such things?

thanks

Kevan

Michael Gilligan24/05/2022 00:41:58
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This is the best I can find for now: **LINK**

https://www.zoro.co.uk/shop/hand-tools/spanner-sets/metric-open-ended-spanner-set-3-2-8mm-set-of-6/p/ZT1005516X

MichaelG.

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P.S. __ Box Keys / Nut Runners should be relatively easy to find.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 24/05/2022 00:44:15

Jon Lawes24/05/2022 06:16:52
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I know Model Engineers Laser do laser cut spanners in small sizes (BA I think), they often add to their line up based on customer requests. Assuming they can physically do it they would probably be keen to add to their possible stock list.

JasonB24/05/2022 07:05:59
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For box spanners then GHW go down to 1mm A/F hex (SW is the hex size) they also do small nut drivers which I have several of and they start at 2.5mm hex which fits their M1.6 nuts

They have open ended spanners down to 2.5 hex but their smaller ones the link seems to be broken at the moment but like the box spanners I seem to recall they go down to 1mm hex

Knupfer go down to 1.5mm in open ended spanners and have a similar size range in box spanners/nut drivers

Edited By JasonB on 24/05/2022 07:10:04

John Haine24/05/2022 07:10:38
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MEL have a standard set from which you separate the individual spanners. They are generic sizes and hopefully you can find one that fits the nut in question. I'm not sure what the smallest size is, can check. I have an excellent local tool shop that stocks a wide range but I'm not sure how small, but if you're in range of West Suffolk they are bolthole.co.uk - don't sell online yet.

Michael Gilligan24/05/2022 07:38:37
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Interesting to see that GHW sells Elora spanners yes

So it’s probably also worth browsing here: **LINK**

https://products.elora.de/en/Products/Spanners-and-Wrenches/

MichaelG.

Michael Gilligan24/05/2022 07:51:24
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Posted by JasonB on 24/05/2022 07:05:59:

For box spanners then GHW go down to 1mm A/F hex (SW is the hex size) …

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That’s impressive !

**LINK** : https://ghw-modellbau.de/index.php?cPath=59_318_328_330

MichaelG.

HOWARDT24/05/2022 08:22:38
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I have a set of nut spinners for upto 6AF and a set of open and ring spanner’s. The spanner’s are a bit on the thick side but do work. All from that online trader.

John Haine24/05/2022 10:21:01
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I checked the set I have from MEL and the smallest is ~2.5mm a/f

Jon Lawes24/05/2022 10:22:25
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If requested I'm sure they could do smaller.

Howard Lewis24/05/2022 13:30:03
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Anything from Cromwell Tools, in UK?

Howard

Danny M2Z24/05/2022 14:13:53
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You could always try one of these wrench.jpeg

Hollowpoint24/05/2022 14:23:26
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You can get Wera micro "nut spinners" in small sizes I know they go down to at least 1.5mm

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