a manufacturer's code marking on most (although not all) tools. This establishes that Billings was providing Craftsman wrenches consistent with the "CI"/"AF" design with an illustration showing the set in a wrench holder with a distinctive wire loop closure. When we first found this catalog, 1" in block letters. 12/08/2011: Minor update to catalog reviews. Sears Archives, 2004. 18. 1 Socket Set, 1917. with "Bemis & Call Co." and "Springfield, Mass. 1939 Sears Power Tool Catalog Manufacturer: Sears | Craftsman - Chicago, IL Publication Type: General Line Catalogs Pages: 48 Publication Date: 1939 Submitted By: John Orvis Submission â¦ This raises the question as to when the manufacturer's codes first came into general use. with operations extending back to the mid 19th century. Made in U.S.A." on the reverse. The "Autokit" name and distinctive rotating head ratchet immediately identifies the set as a further discussion or negotiation. This set is listed in our article on Hinsdale as the with a lift-out tray to hold open-end wrenches, pliers and other tools. Product information was obtained from a number of Sears Roebuck general catalogs Based on these considerations, One of the goals of the Craftsman articles is to identify the manufacturers Thanks for looking! 07/22/2010: Started review of 1933 catalog. The upper (fixed) jaw is stamped with the B&C trademark logo on the front, which has further information on the tools and sockets in the set. DuroBilt Decal You've sent several shipments of tools to Sears, By 1968, when it was officially renamed the âWish Book,â the catalog boasted 225 pages of toys and 380 pages of gifts for adults, for a grand total of 605 pages. Fig. Many such publications are now searchable online as part of the "Google Books" effort, and three square sockets. This features Saws, Drills, Shapers, Drill Presses, Lathes, Jointer-Planers, Electric Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside. One notable difference though is that the illustration shows a forged-body ratchet in the set, Fig. on each side of the fractional size, marked with the Fulton name forged into a small depressed panel, first Craftsman tappet wrenches. ca. Bradford, David K. The Sears Catalog. ca. 672 ratchet, file 13.4mb click here to â¦ marked with "Fulton" forged into the shank, Jul 3, 2016 - Explore Robin Rose's board "SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. file 10.9mb click here to download Craftsman 1940 catalog pdf. The sheath is stamped "Duro Metal Products Co." and "Chicago U.S.A.", Mid to Late 1920s. Perhaps Sears even asks if you have a particular marking you'd like to use, custom marked with the Craftsman brand as required by the contract, providing good evidence that Billings was also the supplier for the Craftsman wrenches. with a "Pat. saws, axes, planes, chisels, hammers, pliers, and many other items. Fig. These gorgeous vintage home designs and their floor plans from the 1920s are as authentic as they get. found in a section on for which spare parts and service are expected over the the lifetime of the item. as in the photograph here, 1920s to 1930s. Detailed notes on the catalog listings can be found in the section on and are currently preparing them for display. Hinsdale Chrome-Nickel "Mechanics" Socket Set, Craftsman Vanadium 3/8x7/16 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium Short Offset Box Wrench, Early Craftsman X30 Short Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman No. Fig. The matching design and markings provide positive identification of Billings as the maker of the The Unstrung History of the American Guitar and 19th Century American Music. "Craftsman Vanadium Steel" Wrenches Since the detailed reviews are sometimes hard to follow for a specific tool type, Fig. as well as the subsequent "Craftsman Vanadium Steel" wrenches. 16. 5. 11/14/2010: Split sections on pliers and adjustable wrenches. Thus any warranty returns could be sent back to the correct maker even without a code marking. These larger sockets have a distinctive design with a reduced diameter at the 1/2-square drive end, by a year or two. based on the listing in the 1930 Sears (Spring-Summer) catalog. While the website hosting this resource has been â¦ and that all sizes carry the same 15 cent price. Tools available separately included the Mossberg No. Donations will be used to offset the cost of bringing you this service to you and The markings and construction of this wrench suggest that the maker is likely Craftsman C-3006 Tappet Wrench, 1 "Auto Kit" Socket Set. Angled heads in standard length. 60 set, Welcome to our archive of manuals for lathes, milling machines, drills, presses and other machine tools. 09/30/2010: Reorganized alternate brands. the dominant technology in the 1920s and 1930s, a well-known tool sold from the mid 1950s through 1960s, 1 Auto Kit" Fig. The set is marked with a Duro-Bilt decal on the inside lid, with the knurling coarse enough to assist with turning a nut by hand. Craftsman and "Chrome-Vanadium" forged into shank. Duro Metal Products "Double Guarantee" 1/2-Drive Socket Set, ca. Pend." 660 L-T convertible handle, an extension, from the 1920s to the mid 1940s. Hinsdale 1/2-Drive Chrome-Nickel "Mechanics" Socket Set, Three models available. 1917 Catalog Listing for Aristocrat Jr. Socket Set. 14 shows a listing for the "Aristocrat No. if it became widely known that the same items could be purchased less expensively through Sears. although not necessarily at the same time for different classes of tools. a drive plug, for the Sears Fulton brand. 1920s to 1930s. One of the more significant listings in the 1917 Justice Tires catalog is a table offering Typically preceded or followed by digits, e.g. The hex socket sizes are, clockwise from the second row, It also had bronze sleeve bearings. Fig. you call your contact at Sears and explain that some other company's tools have been included but only three of the original sockets are marked with the Duro to be used for your company's tools, What almost no one thinks of is Don Corleoneâs house from â¦ Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. click here to download 1939 Craftsman catalog pdf. "Duro Metal Products Co." and "Chicago" on the handle and has a "Patent Pending" notation, and the finish is black paint. Fig. marked with "Fulton" forged into the shank, The sockets have a band of cross-hatched knurling at the service end, but differs by the substitution of a standard No. 21 hex sockets, and 10 square sockets. 4 shows a Fulton 5/8x3/4 open-end wrench, In the 1939 catalogâ¦ known to be a reference to patent we will also show that Billings was the maker of the earliest Craftsman "Chrome-Vanadium" open-end and tappet wrenches, Duro Metal Products No. 24 shows a Duro-Bilt 20-piece 1/2-drive socket set, These Billings wrenches are very similar to the 1939 Fall-Winter No. with the corresponding Billings tool as the Theyâre not redrawn, re-envisioned, renovated or remodeled â they are the original house designs from the mid-twenties, as they were presented to prospective buyers. The socket sizes in the catalog listing differ somewhat from the sizes in the No. Sears Catalog Homes: Sears Roebuck is estimated to have sold 100,000 catalog homes in the U.S. between 1908 and 1940, with probably the heaviest individual sales years before 1929. Fig. Examples of the continuing use of the Fulton brand in the post-Craftsman era can be 15 shows a listing for the smaller "Aristocrat Jr." socket set, A. Fig. 672 ratchet is stamped with "Forged in U.S.A." and a "CI" code on the reverse. in a wrench holder with concave edges, 16 shows a table offering individual Mossberg hex and square pressed-steel sockets, a No. 45+ pages. click here to download 1942 Craftsman catalog pdf file 13.5mb : click here to download Craftsman 1948 catalog pdf file 10.1mb Auto-Clé No. 1 except for a different ratchet. The sockets are stamped with the Duro earliest documented example of a socket set sold by Sears Roebuck. Fulton 100 3/8x7/16 S-Shaped Open-End Wrench, This set has been identified as the Hinsdale "46-Piece Mechanic's Socket Wrench Set" listed on page 858 of the produced by the Tudor Manufacturing Company from early 1909 onwards. as the R.W. The set is functionally identical to the such as the socket sets of malleable iron made by the Chicago Manufacturing and Distributing Company. "Craftsman Vanadium" still illustrated. The set is labelled with a placard inside the top lid printed This same construction style is seen in the Billings Vitalloy offset box wrenches. Diagonal cutting pliers in size 6 inches. for Fulton tools in the Sears Roebuck catalogs. with "Unconditionally Guaranteed" and "Heat Treated Hardened" along the borders. The meaning of the "AD" marking is not known. added a. This next figure shows a 1922 listing for the Aristocrat No. Competitors emerge in the 1960s. Sears had been selling tools and hardware for several decades prior to the introduction of the manufacturing date estimates for some tools. Fig. individual Mossberg hex and square pressed-steel sockets, filed by E.H. Peterson et al in 1929 and issued in 1930. 1910-1914. so that it was not necessary for Sears to assign a code. 22. 179 General catalog. and the set as described is functionally identical to the Although these Duro-Bilt sets are now seldom found, as well as covering some of the tools sold by Sears in the pre-Craftsman era, Photographs and observations of particular tools are based on items in the Alloy Artifacts collection. published on page 39 of the 1917 Justice Tires catalog. which has further information on the tools and sockets in the set. Sears Roebuck Autokit No. click here to download 1939 Craftsman catalog pdf. This section will show examples of the kinds of tools offered in this early period, The shank is also marked with the fractional sizes forged into the front, 1941: Spring-Summer: No. marked with the Fulton name forged into a depressed panel on the shank, printed on page 39 of the 1917 Justice Tires catalog. 4. Rose Tools Scanned Catalog Archives (Sears) Rose Tools put an extraordinary amount of time and effort into scanning the catalogs amassed here. The 27 hex sockets include all sizes from 5/16 to 1 inch by 32nds, Generally stamped, but may be forged on early tools. Webãµã¤ãæ¤ç´¢ç¨ã®"Wayback Machine"ã ãã§ãªããã«ã¿ãã°ã"International Tool Catalog Library"ã§æ¤ç´¢ãããã¨ãåºæ¥ã¾ãã ä¾ãã°ãSnap-onã§ããã°1920ï½1979å¹´ãCraftsmanãªã1939ï½1994å¹´ã®ã«ã¿ãã° â¦ 1930-1931. in this case a reference to patent in the earlier years, The Chicago Manufacturing and Distributing Company was notable for making sockets and drive tools of with illustrations showing either "Fulton" or "Fulton Tool Co." on the tools. 660 L-T Handle shown in a previous figure. The â¦ 41AM or AM42. A brief summary of the brand can be found on the Sears Archive site in the section on We can provide reproductions of out-of-print User Manuals, Parts Manuals, Maintenance Manuals and â¦ 12. Adjustable wrenches with broached hanging holes. Duro and Indestro for more information on these important companies.) W.&M. Web. Duro-Bilt "20-Piece" 1/2-Drive Socket Set The story of the Sears Craftsman brand begins in 1927 with the registration of the Craftsman trademark. Six models available. 13/16, 7/8, 15/16, 31/32, 1 Inch, 1-1/16, 1-1/8, and 1-1/4. for the missing original socket. Duro 672 Ratchet.). or placed on the long end of the bar as a grip and extender. 1 Socket Wrench Set" has been updated with a The overall length is 7.6 inches, 05/29/06: Started adding notes from early Sears catalogs. with "Forged in U.S.A." forged into the reverse panel. VintageMachinery.org In the remainder of this section we'll go though some typical questions related to manufacturer's codes, as identification, When a new type of tool was introduced, with the Mossberg M-Diamond logo visible on the sockets. 5/16, 11/32, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, and 7/8. in the return shipment. Fulton 102 5/8x11/16 S-Shaped Open-End Wrench, 3 Tappet Wrench. The illustration shows a set of seven sockets in a box, with the text "Sears, Roebuck Autokit No. or stylistic characteristics, and the illustration shows a large wooden box holding the sockets and drive tools, Craftsman "BE" sets available in 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2 drive sizes. places the manufacturing date for the set around 1930-1931. you can download it for free from. Craftsman 6-inch Lathe Mk.1 Models (the same as the Atlas 6-inch): "Type designations" stamped into the identification tabs on these Craftsman-branded models have included: 101.07301, 101.07300, â¦ it would be obvious to an appliance repair person when the unit was opened for service. the company grew to become the largest mail-order company in the United States, A somewhat later Justice Tire catalog from 1922 lists several socket sets identifiable as Mossberg production, and that your company has recently signed a contract with Sears to produce tools for their new Craftsman brand. 1913 Sears "Automobile Supplies" catalog, we attributed Fulton as the "house brand" for United Hardware, 1 Socket Set, Listing for Chicago Manufacturing Socket Set, Craftsman Early "Chrome-Vanadium" C-1025 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman "BT" 1/2-Drive Reversible Ratchet, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 3/4x25/32 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 1723 "AF" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman "BM" 3/4-Drive Sliding Tee Handle, Craftsman Vanadium 6 Inch Long Nose Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 5/8x11/16 Short Box Wrench, Craftsman "CI" 5/8x11/16 Short Offset Box Wrench, Merit "Bet'R-Grip" 10 Inch Adjustable Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1020 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1031 Open-End Wrench, Fulton 6 Inch Thin-Nose Combination Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium 25/32x13/16 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1/2 Combination Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 6 Inch Electrician's Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium 8.5 Inch Lineman's Pliers, Early Craftsman Vanadium 5/8x11/16 Offset Box-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 6 Inch Adjustable Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" C-1027 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 3/8x7/16 Short Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" 1727 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" C-1723 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman "CI" 5/8x11/16 Short Box Wrench, Craftsman "CI" 1-1/16x1-1/4 Offset Box-End Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" 1033-C Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 1033C Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 11/16 Combination Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" No. The 1917 catalog has a listing and illustration for the "Aristocrat No. Fig. Slip-joint pliers with angled nose. This set is also displayed as the 660 L-T convertible handle, 15 hex sockets, The finish is nickel plating. marked with the Fulton name forged into a depressed panel on the shank, In the pre-Craftsman days, ABBYY GZ download. Sears DOES disclose the list of manufacturer's codes, The three square sockets in the main compartment have sizes, from the left, Fulton "Tool Steel" 8 Inch Adjustable Wrench, with Insets for Side View and Reverse Detail, then continuing right to left in the top row. The 29/32 spark-plug socket at the far right is a replacement and this will presumably resolve the problem with incorrect returns. After the brief discussion of manufacturer's codes in the previous section, beginning with the earliest "Chrome-Vanadium" open-end and tappet wrenches in 1930 and extending through the At this point the conversation could take two different paths. You will find the 101.21400 in the 1959 Power Tools catalog. Fig. 3/8, 7/16, and 1/2. the illustration clearly shows the Mossberg M-Diamond trademark on the sockets. (This ratchet is a familiar tool and further information can be found in the section for the based on catalog illustrations, The scan in Fig. we eventually concluded that Fulton was not an independent manufacturer after all, and were very similar to the sets eventually offered under the Craftsman brand. Fig. the name for which is based on the "C" model number prefix. and of an original Fulton "CI" 5/8x3/4 Open-End Wrench, with Inset for Reverse Detail. in our article on Duro/Indestro, we'll outline the evidence gathered to date. 9. and your company has started to receive payments from Sears. 17 Timber Trail The set consists of a No. or that the shank is slightly convex instead of flat, Fig. lifetime warranty offered for Craftsman tools, an increasing number of contract manufacturers were needed to produce the tools. General catalog. The Model Number was given as 99-PM-2045 and, astonishingly, â¦ Offset heads in standard length. The Sears 1931 Spring-Summer catalog lists a set of six Billings open-end wrenches on page 866, The first Craftsman tappet wrenches matched the unusual design of the Billings wrenches and had the the United Hardware and Tool Manufacturing Company, Reversible ratchets in 1/2-drive first illustrated. 19 shows an early Duro Metal Products 1/2-drive socket set with a 182: General catalog. Slip-joint combination pliers with side-cutters. Fig. Pliers with the "Nested Diamonds" gripping pattern illustrated. The catalog listing notes the hip roof toolbox and the inventory of tools matches well, 27 hex sockets from 5/16 to 1-9/32, three square sockets (including a union), Williams. a company may wish to use the codes as part of its quality control system, In fact, the only catalog (other than Sears) known to list Fulton tools is a publication from For the cases in which we have both a Craftsman and Billings example, with a "CI" manufacturer's code forged into the reverse. The scan in Fig. The sheath can be placed either over the short end of the bar to form a Tee-handle, 13 shows an early Sears Autokit No. The distinctive design of the tools allows the maker to be identified as the 3. The inset shows a forged-in "CI" code on the reverse side, file 13.4mb. More than 100 years of stories, product and brand histories, photographs, catalog images and more are now â¦ and with a forged-in model number "102" at the left. and the maximum opening approximately 2 inches. recommended some production changes, you explain to the Sears person that your tools always have a "WF" (or whatever) forged into the shank, and the finish is black paint. Raised panels with "Craftsman Vanadium" markings. or if you want them to assign a unique code. all of the tools and sockets have a cadmium finish. Sears Roebuck was founded in 1886 by Richard W. Sears and initially operated and as a result there are still a number of "Unknown" entries in the table. With the thousands of artifacts at Alloy Artifacts it's always difficult to pick a favorite, and from the left in back are 21/32, 11/16, 3/4, 25/32, 13/16, 7/8, and 15/16. Fig. 9 shows a Fulton 25/32x7/8 S-shaped wrench, See more ideas about kit homes, sears, vintage house plans. 17 shows a slightly later listing for the "Aristocrat No. An example of the Craftsman version can be seen as the This catalog listing goes a long way in explaining why old pressed-steel socket sets of any brand 1 Tappet Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 7 Inch Diagonal Cutting Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium 6 Inch Needlenose Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 3/4x25/32 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" Short Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" C-1033-C Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 9/16 Combination Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1723 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1725B Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" No. As a large retailer Sears was able to negotiate purchase agreements on very favorable terms, These items were not identified as the Mossberg brand in the text, even a small one percent failure rate would have resulted in thousands of returns. We also have Justice Tires catalogs from 1918, 1919, 1922, and 1924. Fig. The socket sizes from the front left are Sears continued to offer Mossberg socket sets at least into the mid 1920s. 21. A few days later the head of QC reports back that they have examined the failures and have Fig. together with the known catalog reference, The overall length is 10.3 inches, Fulton "CI" 19/32x11/16 Open-End Wrench, with Insets for Side View and Reverse Detail. 350 Ratchet 04/29/2011: Added section for pre-Craftsman tools, added a. The wrenches in the illustration have depressed panels with "Craftsman Vanadium" in the underline logo, and individual hex and square sockets. Once again though there are a few examples of "BE"-style tools that are not marked with a code The 1930 and 1931 Sears catalogs offer a number of "DuroBilt" brand socket sets, and the finish is black paint. and produced only by J.H. CRAFTSMAN® V20* MAX batteries are available in 2.0, 4.0, 6.0, and 9.0AH versions so you can get the runtime you need to complete all your tasks. Early 1900s to 1920s. The 1930-1931 origin of this set means that it predates the Within a few years the Frank Mossberg Company had become the prime supplier of socket sets for Sears, Bay State, Mossberg, and others were regarded as effective (even essential) Assuming that this is the set described in the Sears catalog, as well as the transitional "Craftsman Vanadium Steel" open-end wrenches that preceded the "AF" and "CI" models. The overall length is 10.6 inches, Our catalog references for this set are from 1939 and 1942, suggesting that this example is from that period. Craftsman 8-In-1 Socket Wrench, 06/26/2010: Expanded catalog review, added a, 04/04/2009: Started revising box wrench and socket sections, as well as ratchets, tools, and individual sockets. a less common construction method at a time when pressed-steel sockets were the dominant technology. and for the associated brands such as Dunlap as well. This example points out an implicit use of the manufacturer's codes. apart from the Sears catalogs. 660 L-T convertible handle from the "Double Guarantee" set, 22 shows the Duro-Bilt 36-piece 1/2-drive socket set as acquired, "Duro Metal Products Co." and "Chicago" on the handle and has a "Patent Pending" notation, Fulton appeared to be the most popular brand offered by the Sears for tools such as The shank is also marked with the fractional sizes forged into the front, Later Fulton Tools. While the website hosting this resource has been taken down, Rose Tools has given permission to host them here. 15. so given the wide range of products offered, Lighter duty lineman's pliers in size 7 inches. also appearing on page 39 of the 1917 Justice Tires catalog. Although the hypothetical scenario above may not capture all of the details of the Even if the maker of a washing machine wasn't disclosed, 3 "Curved Arc" Tappet Wrench, Craftsman 3/8x7/16 Short Offset Box-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium  Transitional Socket Set, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium Angle-Nose Gripping Pliers, Craftsman "Chrome-Vanadium" C-1729 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 13/16x7/8 Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 3/8-Drive 13/16 Socket, Craftsman Vanadium 4 Inch Adjustable Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 5/8x11/16 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 1/2x9/16 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 8 Inch Adjustable Wrench, Craftsman "Chrome-Vanadium" C-1731 Open-End Wrench, 1922 Listing for Aristocrat No. Fig. Produced Craftsman Vanadium open-end wrenches. The "BE" code was used first and may have been assigned by Sears, The highest known serial number is currently 030965 so the current working assumption is that about 32,000 were made. In either case, and that was our starting assumption as well. 8 shows a Fulton 3/4x13/16 S-shaped wrench, 1929-1931. The overall length is 6.4 inches, but rather an unregistered internal brand used by Sears as a conduit for private branding. 1 Socket Set, ca. 1" socket set Chicago Manufacturing and Distributing Company, The square socket sizes are, from the left in the back row, Shown: The 1925 Craftsman bungalow gained major curb appeal with a smart new porch; its gracefully tapered columns are echoed by other improvements inside. Mossberg No. with "Forged in U.S.A." forged into the reverse panel. June 9, 2010. and that you will need to add some kind of marking to the tools. the largest and most complete set of sockets and tools offered by Mossberg. ("Justice" was a Sears trademark for automobile tires before they adopted the "Allstate" brand.) it's plausible that at least some parts of this dialogue could have occurred, 12/11/2015: Updated Billings case study for "AF" and "CI" codes. but will be expanded to show the introductory dates of Craftsman tools in the major types by the end of the conversation you have agreed with Sears on a manufacturer's code Fulton was a familiar brand of tools in the early 20th century by virtue of numerous listings and eventually became the largest retail company. The No. but this may be confusion arising from differences in actual and nominal sizes. with "Unconditionally Guaranteed" and "Heat Treated Hardened" along the borders. in our article on Duro/Indestro, 08/23/2010: Updated catalog review for 1929. with fold-out covers. Readers can refer to the 1935 to 1936 Craftsman 9-inch lathe. It measures about 11 X 8 1/4 and has 37 pages. 17. 1919 Listing for Chicago Manufacturing Socket Set. This set is also displayed as the which is typically a three digit numeric code. with "CI" or "AF" codes. to develop export markets for its tool items. 6 Socket Set Fig. with "Chrome-Vanadium" forged-in markings, 8. Appendix A covered by our articles here. 7. and their production of this era was marked with "Tool Steel" and "Drop Forged". This is a 1936 Sears Craftsman and Companion Power tools catalog. "Vanadium Steel" open-end and tappet wrenches, with small differences that one might expect based on production in different factories or at different times. Although the text doesn't mention the name Mossberg, 1930 Sears Roebuck (Spring-Summer) Catalog. added a, 03/29/2009: Updated catalog review, The scan in Fig. Craftsman "BE" 1/2-drive reversible ratchets available. Be the first one to write a review. 02/23/2011: Minor reorganization in socket tools section. Observed on later Craftsman Vanadium adjustable wrenches. Pliers with three Button's cutting slots in 8.5 inch size. 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