Wilesco Sight Glass Screws - simple tip

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Wallace
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June 14th, 2018, 7:58 am #11

Great tip.
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Wallace
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June 14th, 2018, 8:01 am #12

Forgot to ask, and this is probably obvious, but what screwdriver did you use to access the screws that the scuttle interferes with or did you have to remove the scuttle?
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June 14th, 2018, 8:10 am #13

Wallace wrote: Forgot to ask, and this is probably obvious, but what screwdriver did you use to access the screws that the scuttle interferes with or did you have to remove the scuttle?
First couple of times I did this in place inside the scuttle. I used a short screw driver bit that you would use with a cordless drill, and a small spanner to turn it. 

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June 14th, 2018, 8:40 am #14

Thanks for that Eriks
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June 14th, 2018, 8:46 am #15

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June 14th, 2018, 9:21 am #16

Also useful for the tool box is a set of these example eBay listing

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And a pair of these

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Roly Williams
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June 14th, 2018, 9:53 am #17

That's a handy looking tool, with the knurled knob. I've just ordered one! Thanks for posting the link. 

Now,  do you have a link for the hands? 
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June 14th, 2018, 10:26 am #18

Actually Roly, I do. It is here.
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Wallace
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June 14th, 2018, 10:32 am #19

tiger1john wrote: Also useful for the tool box is a set of these example eBay listing

20180615001.jpg

And a pair of these

20180615002.jpg
That's really neat, both the hands and the tools. Thanks for the link. I'll be looking around for something similar.
I have the following kit but the problem is the socket is not a ratchet drive. So in the case of the Wilesco after each slight turn I need to remove the bit and realign it for the next slight turn. I lose patience too quickly.

If anyone is interested it is basically this kit. I can't recall where I got the driver from though

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/100-PIECE-S ... 2479525242
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June 14th, 2018, 11:28 am #20

tiger1john wrote: Actually Roly, I do. It is here.
Erm … a very interesting page, but no mention of the hands 🙁
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