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    Quick solution for broken handle

    I have one of these very inexpensive sets that has all the vet small bits you very seldom use but can be 100% stuck If you do not have them.

    So when I needed one of these funny small sizes to do some adjustment to my bicycle brakes I discovered that the handle was broken.

    It turned out the hex at the back of the inserts were 4mm.

    Quick solution, a 6,, mushroom head screw with 2 nuts locked against one another and a 10mm spanner.

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    And the quick fix.

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    Once I have time I will heat up a 6mm tube nut and melt it into the handle and make it a permanent fix.

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    Thanks garage nut! We've added your Screwdriver Bit Holder to our Fastening category,
    as well as to your builder page: garage nut's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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