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post #9 of Old 03-07-2014
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Re: Torque wrench

I don't know about the access to the keel bolts on the C&C, but if it is anything like the bilge in my boat, you want a "click-type" as Miatapaul suggests above. The "deflection-beam" type, while cheaper, will not allow you to access, or torque, the bolts.

Put another way;
BAD:


GOOD:


(these are generic images, and not recommendations of these specific models)

I have one of each - and they are Craftsman brand.


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