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Pull-back rapid-action ratchet from Laser Tools

Laser Tools has developed a pull-back rapid-action ratchet for quick turnarounds on repairs.

The 3/8 inch drive spins more than 360 degrees with a simple pump of the patented pull-back grip. Two ratchet lengths are available: part number 7376 (350mm) and part number 7377 (230mm).

Simply attach your socket or driver, then secure onto the fastener that needs to be removed. This is a dual-action tool — loosen off the fastener in the conventional way by turning the handle — then operate the pull-back grip to see how quick the fastener spins off. Repetitive fastener removal times are now cut in half. To change direction, simply push the drive post through. Re-attach your driver, and start tightening.

The longer version (part number 7376) is particularly useful when access is limited, and there simply isn’t enough space to swing a conventional ratchet. Loosen the fastener, pull the grip, remove with ease.

For more information contact Tech ‘n’ Tools on 01 419 1611 or visit