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#101
Tools that won’t rust
JoeMcArter - 7/23/2017 10:57 AM
Category: Equipment
Replies: 6

I’m looking for recommendations on tools that will not rust. I can find aluminum wrenchs but I can only find titanium Allen hex tools. I have no desire to spend hundreds of dollars/thousands of dollars on titanium. Any suggestions?
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Eric_R - 7/23/2017 2:59 PM
How big of Allen wrenches are you looking for?
Here’s a nice set.
amazon.com/Wera-Stainless-Ballpoint-Imperial-502...1THH0JE9J3P8AWHK6T4V
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JoeMcArter - 7/23/2017 6:19 PM
I just did a little research on stainless steel and it looks like there are two primary kinds 304 and 316. They both have corrosion resistance but 304 cant handle costal waters where as 316 can. I cant find wether these allens are 304 or 316. Have you seen any information on which one these allens are?
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JoeMcArter - 7/23/2017 6:26 PM
Here’s one that offers 316 hex but ouch on the price
steritool.com/tools/ball_hex.htm
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Eric_R - 7/24/2017 5:47 AM
I see on some of the Amazon reviews that one user had some slight rust using them on a sailboat in the Caribbean but still thought they were great. You would think that the stainless for tools would all be at least 316.