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I recently got a Wheeler FAT wrench that comes with 9 different bits and a quarter inch adapter for sockets. Works great for scope installation and I should of gotten one sooner as I have boogered up a few sets of scope rings.

Max torque is 65 inch pounds which will do most of what you need. But for the gas plug obviously you need an automotive type torque wrench. So you need both.
 

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Another vote for the Wheeler FAT wrench, it uses a standard 1/4" drive so in addition to the bits that come supplied with the wrench you can use any 1/4" bit for those times you may need something other than the supplied bits.
 

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Yea the wheeler kit is good but It's over $50
I've made a living most of my life working with my hands and my tools. I learned a long time ago to buy the best tools I can afford. You can't do good work without good tools.

Thanks again for all the feedback from everyone.
 

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After returning two torque wrenches to Harbor Frieght because neither of them worked, I bought a Craftsman; it has worked perfectly for 6 years. I also have a Wheeler for the small stuff and it's great as well. I actually went to a Harbor Freight store once and tried all their torque wrenches just to see if any of them were good; not a one, they were all effectivly just $22 breaker bars. Buy once cry once.
 

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Old Craftsman was o.k. New Craftsman is Chinese - nuff said.

These days, I prefer CDI torque wrenches. CDI is built by Snap-On in the USA, except for the ratchet head, which is made in Taiwan. They are good quality and a great value.
 
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