Crescent AC28CVS 8″ Chrome Finish Adjustable Wrench, Cushion Grip Review
Ever since the early 1900s, the brand Crescent has been a household name when it comes to quality wrenches. They continue to innovate whether it’s profession-based, or even for home use and DIY categories. Crescent has made its mark when it comes to high-quality and multi-use adjustable wrenches.
- The original adjustable wrench, Made by the world-famous Crescent brand
- Cushioned ergonomic handle increases comfort and reduces fatigue
- Larger knurl for easier adjustment to ensure a tight jaw fit
- Hex jaw design grips fastener tightly to reduce slippage
- "Large capacity 1-1/8", 29mm jaw fits a wide range of fastener sizes"
- Heat-treated forged alloy steel for toughness and durability
- Laser etched scale in both SAE standard and metric sizes allows easy identification
- Polished chrome wipes clean easily and resists rust or corrosion
- Tension spring Stabilizes jaw and allows easy knurl adjustment
- Proportioned dimensions optimize strength and minimize weight
Last update on 2021-09-17 / Ads
The Crescent brand is known for producing high-quality wrenches. This wrench comes with standard product dimensions of 8-inches wrenches and weighs a light 9.6 ounces, making it lighter than other wrenches of the same category.
It becomes very easy to determine the size of the fastener needed to do the job, due to the laser etched scale, on not one, but on both sides of the movable jaw. The levels come in SAE as well as on the metric scale.
The rubber covering on the handle helps provide the user with extra safety, as well as comfort. This feature is especially useful when working with automobile repair and maintenance, because sometimes tool touches the electrical sources, and can cause serious harm to the user if there is not sufficient insulation.
This wrench also fulfills ASIN specifications. The handle is made wider, to provide more comfort and leverage while at the same time providing less stress to the hand and making it easier to use.
Pros and Cons:
The positive features of this wrench are that the extra-wide capacity of the jaw allows it more versatility and the ability to work with more fastener sizes with ease. The tension spring attached to the movable head makes it easier to stabilize the jaw and makes your adjustments easier. The wrench comes with a plated finish, making it corrosion resistant.
It also comes with a rubber handle for more comfort, as well as, more of a firm grip. The price point of the wrench is also very reasonable given, the product features and value it provides. It can adjust to multiple types of fasteners and the scale on the sides of the jaw help with precision.
The main negative complaint attached to this product is that the alloy steel is more refined, and thus considered softer than other metals.
Why should you buy it?
This wrench ticks all the features that are required of a durable, stable and high-quality wrench. The adjustable jaw with the knurl attached to it is the best feature of this wrench as, it allows for easy adjustments to be made and the tension free spring, makes sure that the changes stay in place as well. The firm ergonomic grip that is provided due to the rubber coating on the handle is a bonus to the value of the wrench, which provides not only comfort and ease of use but also ensures safety.
Overall, this wrench is recommended, because of the variety of functionality of its use, as well as the product features such as the firm grip, the adjustable jaw, and the corrosion resistant finish, which make it a worthwhile buy.