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Publication numberUS1641252 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 6, 1927
Filing dateNov 1, 1924
Priority dateNov 1, 1924
Publication numberUS 1641252 A, US 1641252A, US-A-1641252, US1641252 A, US1641252A
InventorsAlexander Dickey
Original AssigneeAlexander Dickey
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
End wrench
US 1641252 A
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Patlente'd Sept. 6, 1927. I 4 I p k UNITED starts PATENT oFFicE.



Application filed November 1, 192%. p Serial No. 747,294.

This invention relates to end `wrenches lar portion 6 of the wrench is a retaining and airns to provide novel means carried by member 11 which is constructed of spring an end wrench for supporting a bolt or the steel materialV and secured by means of the like, so that the wrench maybe employed as rivet 12. Thismember 11 has the end por- 6 a device for positioning` bolts in obstructed tion thereof that overlies the `depression 9 places. 4 cut awayto provide fingers 13 connected at An important object of the invention is their inner ends by the straight wall 13',

to provide a device of this'character wheresaid fingers having their outer ends bent 60 in a boltmay be readily and easily secured downwardly as at 14; to allow the head of a 10 in position on the Wrench, eliminating the bolt to be guided into the' depressed poruse of clamping jaws or the like for clamption 9. ing` the bolt to the Wrench. 4 In the use of the device, should it be Vde- WVith the foregoing and other objects in sired to position a bolt, as for instance in view which will appear as the description the securing` of a crank casing, the bolt-s 15 proceeds, the invention resides in the commay be readily positioned under the retainbination and arrangement of parts and in ng member 11, Whereby a person using the the details of construction hereinafter dewrench may reach under the crank caseand scribed and claimed, it being,` understood readily place the bolts in the bolt openings that changes in the precise embodiment of -of a crank case. 20 the invention herein disclosed, may be made After the bolt has been positioned and it within the scope of whatis claimed7 Without is desired to secure the nut thereto, the departing from the spirit of the. invention. wrench 8 onV the opposite4 end of the body Referring to the drawingz portion may be utilized for rotating the nut Figure 1 is a. side elevational view of a to properly position the same. 25 wrench equipped with a securinp,` device con- I claim structed in accordance with the invention. A Wrench including a body portion, said f Figure 2 is a plan view thereof. i wrench having` a curved depressed portion,

Figure 3 is an enlarged detail view of one curved to conform to the curvature of the end of the wrench. head of a bolt, a retaining` membersecured 30 Referring to the drawing in detail, the to the body portion, said retaining member reference character 5 indicates the body porhaving` fingers and having a substantially tion of the wrench, which is formed with straight wall connecting the fingers, said deangularly disposed end portions 6 and 7 repressed portion adapted to accommodate the spectively, which end portions are cut away head of a bolt, and said fingers and straight as at 8 to provide Wrenches. wall adapted to contact' with the side sur- As shown by the drawing, V the angular faces of the bolt adjacent to the head to hold end portion 6 is provided with a depressed the bolt and prevent turning` thereof. portion 9 Which is circular in format-ion and In testimony that I claim the foregoing designed to accommodate the head of a bolt, as my own, I hav-e hereto afiixed my signa-v 40 the bolt in the present showing being inditure.

cated by the reference character 10.

Secured to the under surface of the angu- ALEXANDER DICKEY.

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U.S. Classification81/125, 81/13, D08/17
International ClassificationB25B13/00, B25B23/02, B25B23/10, B25B13/08
Cooperative ClassificationB25B13/08, B25B23/10
European ClassificationB25B23/10, B25B13/08