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- OUR DADS always taught us - that using the right tool for the job produces the best results. In addition, we all know how using the wrong tool produces well, less than the best results (Crescent wrench to hammer in a nail is bad!)Somewhere along the line, everyone who has ever held a wrench in his or her hand has attempted to use a 7/16 inch wrench (or socket) on a 10-millimeter bolt head. I know I have. You know you have. How’d that work out for you?Yeah, you might have gotten away with it when tightening the plastic cover on your lawn mower… But I bet you can remember a somewhat more critical application and the swear words you uttered each time you rounded off a corner on the bolt head, the wrench slipped and you ...

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Zero Wheel-Off Goal = “What the hell is a wheel-off?

-Mark Anderson, Team Torque Inc.

How well do you understand the meaning of the term irony? Simply put, irony occurs where actions or events have the opposite result from what is expected or what is intended. Here’s a great example of irony: Remember those odd, two-wheeled Segway motorized scooters? Well, the owner of the company that makes those scooters died when he somehow managed to drive his Segway off an 80-foot cliff. Now, you might expect that he would be an expert Segway rider. In addition, we can be pretty sure that he did not intend to perform a midair, 180-degree, front-side kick-flip over a limestone cliff when tragedy struck. “Irony”.

Now, let...

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