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#11: 09-19-2009, 06:59 PM
 
 outahere
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Originally Posted by PGT View Post
I have the same one. I use my 5-75 3/8" version a lot more....so much that the pawls in the ratchet failed (but it still torques fine).
I broke the gear and pawl in my old 20-200 Snap-On the first time I used it it 30 degF weather. I made the mistake of packing the gear set with white lube years ago, when I lived in a warm climate. At 30F, the cold, semi-solid grease prevented full gear and pawl engagement, and then "snap"