Nipple Wrenches

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Nipple Wrenches

Postby DuncaninFrance » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:46 am

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So fed up with the poor quality that I made my own for my Hawken Rifle.............. :evil: :evil:
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Re: Nipple Wrenches

Postby M14man » Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:01 pm

It's sad they will sell that junk. Yours looks very strong.
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Re: Nipple Wrenches

Postby DuncaninFrance » Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:02 am

The one I have for my Remington 1858 is OK too. It obviously has to have a smaller dia to fit into the cylinder but I have no problem with it.

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The cut out to fit the nipple is not as high and so there is not as much leverage on the 'ears'.
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Re: Nipple Wrenches

Postby Niner » Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:46 am

Not all nipple wrenches are of equal quality for sure. However, one needs at least three or four different wrenches . You need, often more than one pistol wrench, depending on the set of the nipples. You need a good standard rifle wrench and also a larger one for a musket nipple. I took a snap of a few of mine for illustration.
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