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Overview: Wolf Tooth Parts 6-Bit Hex Wrench is a Nice EDC Multi-Software

I wasn’t going to do that overview.

I didn’t really feel I wanted to. I wasn’t requested to. I imply, the Wolf Tooth 6-Bit Hex Wrench is a good little instrument, and I’ve had it on my keychain since I received it, however I haven’t had to make use of it but whereas on the bike, and I work for a bicycle publication, so I simply chalked it up that I wasn’t going to overview it. On the identical time, after having it for just a few months, the instrument has change into a type of issues that I felt I would wish the second I didn’t have it. So, I all the time have it.

After just a few emergency wants, whereas shifting during the last three weeks, I’ve determined that possibly a overview of this little instrument was so as. So right here ya go!

The Overview

I acquired the 6-Bit Hex Wrench from Dan and Kurt of Wolf Tooth Parts whereas visiting them on the Sea Otter Traditional final April. It was a slim, compact, well-thought-out, and high-quality instrument, as you’ll anticipate from Wolf Tooth. I believed it might be a very good addition to my keychain.

As talked about above, whereas shifting to a brand new place, this instrument legit saved my butt at least 3 occasions…. not from dying or something tremendous critical, simply from losing time and power. Belief me, it felt like a giant deal when it occurred.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

The #2 Phillips head bit that saved my butt.

Save #1

On the primary day of shifting, I discovered myself caught on the backside of my new stairway with an enormous, heavy fridge. I had three further folks taking day out of their day to assist me take this beast up the steps. It finally ends up being a really tight match just one″ away from the wall on all sides. We had been going to want to take away the handles from the fridge and the banisters from the stairway wall to make this work. I didn’t have my instruments moved over but…so, I used this little instrument’s T10 Torx bit to take away and substitute the fridge handles. Then I used the #2 Phillips head from the instrument to take away and substitute the banisters. Increase, downside solved!

When the instrument was within the “L” configuration (as within the picture above), it had loads of leverage to tighten the banisters again onto the wall… I didn’t want to return later with a full-sized screwdriver to tighten the screws additional.

On this specific scenario, if I didn’t have that instrument, I might’ve needed to have the entire folks serving to with the fridge, wait on the new home, whereas I drove again to the previous home to select up a screwdriver and Torx driver, wasting your time.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

The two hex bit that additionally saved my butt

Save #2

This time, I wanted to tug a set screw from an merchandise so I may take it with me to the brand new home. Once more, I used to be sans instruments (you’d assume I’d discovered by now) as they had been on the new home whereas I used to be on the previous. The set screw was a tiny hex head. I pulled the multitool off of the optionally available keychain attachment and pulled the smallest hex bit that was in there out…voila, it match! Once more, a small disaster was averted.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

Compact, sturdy, and really helpful.

Save #3

This subsequent butt saver didn’t really feel fairly as pressing because the fridge second however was nonetheless a time saver. This time, I used to be on the previous home (now my instruments are on the new home) and wanted to take away some candle holders and the drywall anchors from the wall. I used the Phillips #2 bit once more and within the “L” configuration had loads of leverage to get the job carried out.

Once more, not as dire of a scenario because the fridge, however nonetheless saved me a good period of time and stored me from driving forwards and backwards.

Some Extra Particulars

This instrument is a slim, and seemingly very sturdy multi-tool. It has 11 capabilities (2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8mm hex; flat head #3.5 and Phillips #2 screwdrivers; and T10 and T25 Torx-compatible bits). These capabilities are good for the widespread bike restore in addition to some on a regular basis makes use of away from the bike as sampled on this overview.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

All the bits are saved neatly and securely within the deal with.

It has six hex bits which can be saved contained in the deal with. These hex bits match into the top of a swivel head that makes use of a ball detent. Wolf Tooth claims that the ball detent swivel head was examined to over 40Nm of torque. Additionally, in response to Wolf Tooth, the bits are ED-coated and corrosion-resistant. This instrument is fairly small, making it straightforward to suit right into a instrument wrap, jersey pocket, or in your common ol’ trouser pocket when you don’t need it danglin’ out of your waist space.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

The optionally available and removable keyring attachment

As talked about above, the instrument has an optionally available keyring attachment to suit on any keychain to be used away from the bike. The 6-Bit Hex Bit Wrench is locked shut whereas the keyring is hooked up. In accordance with Wolf Tooth, this prevents it from opening whilst you’re on the go. Up to now that has labored… it’s been on my hip since early April with no points.

6-Bit Hex Wrench Multi-Tool

The optionally available keyring attachment

You simply press the top of the keyring attachment separating it from the keyring. After I completed with it, the deal with cowl rotates closed with a satisfying, stable magnetized really feel to it. Then you may simply click on it again onto the keyring attachment to lock it shut whereas dangling out of your keys.

Wolf Tooth 6-bit Multi tool

The Wolf Tooth 6-bit Muti instrument… danglin’


The Wolf tooth 6-bit Multi-Software has been a little bit of a life saver for me as of late. I discover it important, together with my pocket knife, as an everyday-carry merchandise. It has been at my facet day by day since April. It appears to be sturdy and has plenty of “bang-for-your-buck” worth. It’s received the standard and well-thought design I’ve come to anticipate from the peeps at Wolf Tooth Parts.

In case you are in search of an EDC multi-tool that’s nicely designed, nicely constructed, that’s mild, and has simply the necessities with no fluff or gimmicks, then I’d for positive advocate selecting one up.

To not point out it’s made within the US of A.

Weight: 53g | 62g with Keychain

Materials: 7075-T6 aluminum

Retail: $47.95 (with keychain), $39.95 (with out keychain)

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