Worth the money? Does it really make installation easier?
I've done installation by hand before, and it works, but my thumb gets pretty sorry looking afterward.... so I'm wondering if this tool is worth the $20 plus shipping.
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August 16, 2008, 09:19 AM
It depends on how often you take a Smith & Wesson's lockwork apart. If the answer is "seldom," you probably don't need the tool. If the answer is "frequently," having one would be a good idea. As for the cost, years ago I made my own, and excluding labor the cost was under two dollars. :evil:
August 16, 2008, 12:20 PM
+1 on make your own.
I used 3/16" music wire.
Bend & slot the end with a Dremel cut-off wheel.