Stanley adjustable wrenches have the reputation of being the most effective wrenches on the market without having you, break the bank to pay for it. The Stanley 87-369 8-Inch adjustable wrench is the perfect wrench for a variety of uses and is a versatile device to have in your toolbox.
The size and dimensions of this wrench are the standard specifications for 8-inch wrenches, with that being said, however, it is lighter than most and weighs only 8.8 ounces. It is forged with chrome vanadium steel, which is a stronger alloy of steel and provides this wrench with adequate strength and leverage.
The wrench meets or exceeds ANSI specifications, and the chrome finish ensures that it stays corrosion free and also provides it with a smooth finish. It comes with a handle hole at the base of the wrench that makes for easy hanging, tethering as well as handy for storage purposes.
This wrench also has limited lifetime warranty, which covers malfunctions, defects or part replacement of this product. During adjustment, the wrench maintains its size, and does not become too loose or too tight and gets the job done perfectly. The adjustable jaw has scale markings on both sides, on the one hand it is marked in millimeters and the other side is marked in inches.
Pros and Cons:
As a product, it is considerably versatile and can be used for a broad variety of tasks. It is reliable and durable and due to the superior quality of the metal is guaranteed to last long-term and be able to withstand high-intensity usage.
The adjustable jaw comes equipped with sufficient capacity to be able to accommodate most sizes of fasteners with ease. It also works well without ever compromising on its torque and leverage ability and does not move from the size of the bolt that it has been set to. The larger handle makes it easier without causing excess stress on the hand.
The main complaints that are associated with this product are that sometimes the jaw moves and has to be readjusted and the adjustment screw binds up sometimes.
Why should I buy it?
This wrench is perfect for home improvement and generally for layman tasks. It comes at an inexpensive price point below $15, which is a lot less than other adjustable wrenches of the same quality and product features. It Is especially suited to household repair tasks, and although its small size means that it cannot properly be able to fasten larger nuts, but its extra-wide capacity and adjustable jaw, makes it able to adapt itself to most larger nuts and bolts as well. The scales on both sides, mean that you can check, the perfect size of the fastener required for the particular opening.
The final decision for this wrench is that, for the price tag, this wrench is perfect for everyday use and will last quite a long while without rusting, it also has fared well when it comes to performance and proper durability.