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#1 amecks OFFLINE  

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Posted October 07, 2014 - 09:35 AM

I have an old wrench - the only marking is on the open end - "ECLIPSE".  There are so many possibilities of machines/tools/autos/bicycles etc. named Eclipse that is near impossible to find where it belongs.

I suspect it is a tool kit wrench for a machine with post WWII vintage.  The most likely type of machine may be a mower or walk behind garden tractor or maybe a small lawn tractor.

I'm interested in selling the wrench.

Thanks

Al

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Posted October 07, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Wards sold an Eclipse brand wrench.  Some of them had both Wards and Eclipse on them, other only had Eclipse.  Dunno a thing about them beyond that.  There are some on ebay.



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 10:28 AM

Hahn made an "Eclipse" mower.  Maybe a wrench for one of them??



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 10:35 AM

How long is it and what size bolt does it fit?

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Posted October 07, 2014 - 01:57 PM

If you sell it, will you still be our friend?


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Posted October 07, 2014 - 04:08 PM

If you sell it, will you still be our friend?

HA HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA


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Posted October 07, 2014 - 08:58 PM

I hate old wrenches. Most are ill-fitting, then they are worn from slipping on the bolts, because they were ill-fitting. Most were for old plows and attachments that had SQUARE head bolts and nuts, another hated item in my book. I know there are collectors of these things, but this one has NO appeal to make it interesting to me. Throw it in toolbox or the scrap pile, either way you won't touch it I bet!



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Posted October 07, 2014 - 09:40 PM

I hate old wrenches. Most are ill-fitting, then they are worn from slipping on the bolts, because they were ill-fitting. Most were for old plows and attachments that had SQUARE head bolts and nuts, another hated item in my book. I know there are collectors of these things, but this one has NO appeal to make it interesting to me. Throw it in toolbox or the scrap pile, either way you won't touch it I bet!

 

BUT, his question was 

To What Machine Does This Wrench Belong?


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Posted October 08, 2014 - 08:03 AM

Thanks for all the replies.  The wrench is about 5 inches long and the opening is for a 5/8" bolt/nut.

 

 

LilysDad, on 07 Oct 2014 - 2:57 PM, said:snapback.png

If you sell it, will you still be our friend?

Yes.  I am not a regular here but it is saved on my favorites.  Running a service department for a rental store we occasionally get an older piece of equiopment to repair and advice is appreciated.

Thanks

Al


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Posted October 08, 2014 - 06:17 PM

Cowhand, Geee, didn't have to SHOUT!  So I gave a no use opinion again...... :toilethead:



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Posted October 18, 2014 - 12:24 PM

Could be an eclipse mower

I think alot of the older Reels came with a wrench   for bed knife adjusting?

Eclipse Wrench below for a Reel Mower

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Posted November 20, 2014 - 04:31 AM

I would say it was for something with a wheel/tire.

One end is rounded and tapered like a tire spoon/knife.

to use to remove a tire from a rim.

Wasn't there an eclipse auto years back?






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