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C2 diamond adjustment #284468
12/24/16 07:42 AM
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Hey guys. Anyone find a ratcheting wrench that will fit the C2? I know it's 17mm but the clearance around the adjustment nut is very tight.


Jeff R

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Re: C2 diamond adjustment [Re: rehmbo] #287566
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Jeff,

This is the wrench I have on my boat: https://www.suncoasttools.com/crm/I...MM+++++56317++28&VendorNumber=CHIBRA

I think this is the same thing: https://www.amazon.com/17mm-Alden-S...amp;keywords=17mm+wrench+stainless+steel

I don't tend to use the ratcheting portion, not quite enough holding power. I would prefer a standard box end wrench to reduce the chance of slipping on the nut. West Marine has a complete set for sale for $90, down from $225...
https://www.westmarine.com/buy/beta--stainless-steel-open-end-metric-wrench-set--15939309


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Re: C2 diamond adjustment [Re: rehmbo] #287694
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I used a ratcheting wrench from Lowes. It fits. A little work with a grinder and it really fits.

Note: Use the grinder on the wrench, not the mast base.


Collin Casey
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Re: C2 diamond adjustment [Re: JACKFLASH] #287700
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Cool - will give it a shot. Seems I only need to shave a mm or two off the end of the wrench.


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