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Old 12-09-2012, 08:38 AM   #1410
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Originally Posted by Balkan Boy View Post

From my experience, and for the reasons you mentioned, it pays to carry duplicate tools.
Last time when I only had stubby wrenches I couldn't do anything with them because of small leverage. But, I do know there is one bolt on my bike that I can only access with a stubby wrench without removing body panels. Same goes for short and long HEX drivers.
It's best to tailor the toolkit around given bike and it's expected faults or maintenance. You can save a lot of weight and bulk in that way.

use 2 wrenches

of course you would be using 2 stubby's
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