Quick Tip: Controlling a Universal Joint Socket

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Controlling sockets when using universal joints can be challenging. Here is a great little tip to help you maintain control.

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5 Responses to “Quick Tip: Controlling a Universal Joint Socket”

  1. Fred

    I use a spring on the swivel that has the same inside diameter as the universal. Use them on 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2 drives. Sometimes they move a little and need to put them back in place, but they don’t wear out like the tape does.

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  2. Hank

    Regarding your ‘universal’ socket tip.
    We call them flex sockets here and that electrical tape flopping prevention tip is good but I’ve always used a little dumdum instead. (Caulking) Thanks and Happy Wrenching!

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