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Craftsman  1/2 in. Drive Flex Head Quick Release Teardrop Ratchet

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Weight:
Item Weight (lbs.): 2.0
Length (in.): 16-5/8
Ratchet Drive Size: 1/2 in.
Product Overview:
Set: Open Stock
Ratchet Style: Flex head
Quick Release System: Yes

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1/2 In. Flex Head Teardrop Ratchet Takes Torque Where You Need It

Featuring a rock-solid build and a tightly toothed ratcheting mechanism the Craftsman 1/2 in. quick release ratchet delivers hard-turning action for decades. And built with a versatile flex end, it takes those tight turns to a variety of angles other ratchets just can’t hack. With the power of a 16 5/8 inch length, it gives you extra leverage for serious muscle behind every turn, so no matter where you’re working, you can get the job done right.

With a built-in quick release button and a thumb controlled directional switch, this 1/2 in. flex head teardrop ratchet swaps sizes and rotational directions fast. And built to last, it’s backed by the power of Craftsman’s Forever Guarantee so you can count on this torquey tool for a lifetime of hardworking service. Stock your shop with a flexible tool designed to deliver.

  • 1/2 in. flex head teardrop ratchet features a tough, torque ready build
  • One handed reverse button means you stay in contact with fasteners
  • 10 degree ratcheting arc spins fasteners with little wiggle
  • Teardrop shape allows better access in tight spots
  • Flex end torques at dozens of angles
  • Thumb activated quick release swaps sockets easily
  • Guaranteed forever

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Added on May 13, 2010

 

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70 Reviews Write a review
50 Reviewers (71.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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marcbr4
Nov 26 , 2011
I bought it on sale!!!

I bought this on sale and wasn't sure that I needed it; I was wrong!  I actually used it as a breaker bar and it worked beautifully!  I has some Shop Your Way points that were about to expire, so I purchased it.  Very glad I did.  I wouold recomment this product.

Criticism11 found this helpful
maintenanceguy
Nov 13 , 2012
No longer made in USA
One of my favorite ratchets in my toolbox had it for years, then I go buy one for work and it is made in china now and not USA, craftsman/sears is getting ridiculous.
 

Shrewless

Lynn, MA

Jul 14 , 2014
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Tight tolerances and nice finish.

The extra length of this ratchet makes it ideal for applications requiring greater torque. There is very little play in the adjustable head regardless of which angle detent used. Overall, a very nice tool that is reasonably priced.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Joey4925

McKinney, TX

Jul 11 , 2014
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1/2 drive

Finally broke down and got one of these. I have had it on my want list for a long time. Now it will be easier to break those larger nuts and bolts without having to use a cheater bar on the 3/8 drive.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Calvin333

North Las Vegas, NV

Jun 6 , 2014
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Awesome Tool

just makes getting to those stubborn nuts or bolts easier!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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kbatts

Hooks, TX

Jun 1 , 2014
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Great 1/2" Drive

I love this and the flex head is the only way to go.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jle1967

Green Forest, AR

Apr 17 , 2014
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great tool,great price!

this is a wonderfut tool! Works great when you need the extra torque for tightening or loosening stubborn bolts and the head doesn't fold under a hard pull

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Apr 11 , 2014
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Excellent tool to have

I was able to finish the job with this tool unscrewing the crank shaft bolt on Honda Odyssey without using power tools.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product.
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mtnbiker74

Alvarado, MN

Jan 27 , 2014
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Very good ratchet I have both 1/2in. and 3/8in. and like them both.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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DJinWV

Smoot, WV

Jan 21 , 2014
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Good Comfortable and Tough

This ratchet is great! The swivel handle saves a lot of injured knuckles and the handle length provides the leverage necessary to loosen the toughest fastener. The handle is comfortable in the hand too.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Norvaman

Norfolk, VA

Dec 9 , 2013
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I'm on my fifth one...Junk

I'm going tomorrow to get my fourth replacement of this ratchet. (I do not put this under a great deal of stress when I do use it, which is not all that often) I picked one up today, only to find when I had returned home that it was a old one that wasn't even re-furbed correctly. When I called, I was told it was their policy to not give new ones out, but used ones instead. It has always been MY policy that hand tools are replaced when defective from Sears, no questions asked. Apparently this has changed, and we the consumer were not informed. I can only say that this is the beginning of the end for Sears, they are going to go out of business in the near future. I have been buying tools from them for decades, but I will have to shop elsewhere if this is what can be expected from them now.


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MikeEahrmantraub

Alexandria, VA

Nov 23 , 2013
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Decent flex head ratchet - for the price

Bought this flex head for about $28 when I was gearing up to do a timing belt change on an Accord. Already had a 1/2 in ratchet but thought that the CM Flex Head would be more useful because of its nice length and the flex head of course. The length is a nice plus as you can use this ratchet as a small breaker bar. The flex head operation is not too bad but the ratcheting mechanism in the actual tool is not great. Its loose and requires to great an arc to swing in order to turn (too few teeth). Overall, I would say this ratchet can be serviceable but there are certainly better (and costlier) alternatives out there.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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