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Extra Long Ratchet Handles Provide Speed, Strength, Leverage and Access

84T Gearwrench RatchetSPARKS, MD (August 13, 2013) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced its new 84-Tooth Long Handle Ratchets. The handle on the new ratchets is over 25 percent longer than standard ratchets offering increased reach and greater leverage. It has a low profile GearWrench teardrop head and a flush-mount on/off

The 84-tooth gear offers a 4.3 degree swing arc making it easy for technicians to start fasteners in the most confined spaces. Like many GearWrench ratchets, the new 84-Tooth Long Handle Ratchets exceed ASME torque performance specifications delivering the required strength.  The longer handle provides technicians with increased reach and leverage. 

“GearWrench is committed to bringing to market tool solutions that offer exceptional quality and performance at a value,” said Jim Stewart, product manager for GearWrench. “We are excited about this new addition to our line because it offers distributors and customers a comprehensive range of ratchets—a complete solution to get jobs done quickly and efficiently.”

84T Gearwrench - Cushion

The 84-Tooth Long Handle Ratchets are available in either full-polish or cushion grip in the following drive sizes: 1/4 inch, 3/8 inch and 1/2 inch. To follow are the SKU numbers available:

  • ·         SKU # 81028 – ¼” drive teardrop head, full polish
  • ·         SKU # 81029 – ¼” drive teardrop head cushion grip
  • ·         SKU # 81264 – 3/8” drive teardrop head, full polish
  • ·         SKU # 81265 – 3/8” drive teardrop head cushion grip
  • ·         SKU#  81360 –  ½” drive teardrop head, full polish
  • ·         SKU#  81361 –  ½” drive teardrop head cushion grip

GearWrench is also offering a 2-piece Full Polish Mixed Set (SKU# 81268), which includes 1/4 inch and 3/8 inch drive sizes.

In addition to ratchets, GearWrench also produces ratcheting and non-ratcheting wrenches, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. 

About GearWrench

GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass -thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. Millions of GearWrench products have been “Professionally Tested” throughout the world. Additional information about GearWrench is available online

About Apex Tool Group, LLC

Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of industrial hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years. Additional information about Apex Tool Group is available

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