Combination Wrench Sets feature ratcheting box ends.

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Blue Point® BOER708 8-piece fractional and BOERM712 12-piece metric wrench sets feature sizes from 5/16-¾ in. and 8-19 mm, respectively. Each wrench has open and box end to accommodate nearly any tightening or loosening job. Box head features 15° offset to provide knuckle clearance and access hard-to-reach areas. Dual pawl ratcheting box end offers smooth operation with Flank Drive® wrenching configuration. All wrenches have nickel-chrome finish.

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Combination Wrench Sets with Offset Ratcheting Box Ends Tighten and Loosen a Range of Automotive Jobs With Ease

KENOSHA, Wis., March 31, 2003 -With the introduction of the Blue Point® 8-piece fractional and 12-piece metric wrench sets with ratcheting box ends, Snap-on Tools has unveiled a family of wrenches designed to handle a range of automotive service jobs.

The eight-piece set (BOER708) includes wrenches from 5/16- to 3/4-inches in size and the twelve-piece set (BOERM712) includes wrenches from 8- to 19mm in size. Each wrench has an open and box end to quickly accommodate nearly any tightening or loosening job. The 15-degree offset box head provides maximum knuckle clearance and freedom for technicians to access hard-to-reach areas.

The dual pawl ratcheting box end offers operators smooth operation and maximum strength with its patented Flank Drive® wrenching configuration. The 4.5-degree gear engagement requires less movement for operators to engage the ratchets' next gear. All wrenches are designed with a resilient, nickel-chrome finish and guaranteed to finish the toughest jobs.

Customers can find out more about the Blue Point® 8-piece fractional and 12-piece metric wrench sets by contacting their local Snap-on representative, visiting or calling 877-Snapon-2 (877-762-7662).

Snap-on Tools Company is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users.

Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural, and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchisee dealer van, distributor channels and company direct sales, including Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a more than $2 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., and employs approximately 14,000 worldwide.

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