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Snap-on Ratchet/Socket Set

NEW SNAP-ON RATCHET/SOCKET SET WORKS GREAT IN TIGHT AREAS

The new Snap-on 12-piece 1/4-inch 12-point drive fractional low profile ratchet/socket set works well on under cowls on late model pickup trucks, under-dash cramped quarters and transmission bolts on transverse mounted engines

KENOSHA, Wis. – March 27, 2012 – When backing off a fastener, do you ever wish you had a little more room?  Now you do with the new Snap-on 12-piece 1/4-inch 12-point drive fractional low profile ratchet/socket set (112RT).

“Our new ratchet/socket set is ideal for working in the tightest of areas,” said Scott Amundson, product manager for Snap-on. “The thin handle cross section allows for greater accessibility in tight quarters.  The set is also manufactured from special alloy steel and is precision forged and heat treated for optimum strength and durability.”

Some of the features and benefits of Snap-on’s new 12-piece 1/4-inch 12-point drive fractional low profile ratchet/socket set (112RT) include:

  • 72 gear teeth requires minimal movement in tight areas
  • Low profile, easy-action reverse lever won’t get in your way
  • Sockets can be used with 1/4-inch extensions or any 1/4-inch ratchet
  • Bolt clearance through hole
  • Nickel/chrome plating helps protect against corrosion and makes easy to wipe clean
  • 11mm hex on sockets adds flexibility where they can be used on any 11mm ratcheting wrench such as stubby or flex.

 

The new Snap-on 12-piece 1/4-inch 12-point drive fractional low profile ratchet/socket set (112RT) works well on under cowls on late model pickup trucks,  under-dash cramped quarters and transmission bolts on transverse mounted engines. It is also an ideal kit for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, watercraft or boats with inboard motors and with mobile repair kits.

Customers can learn more about the new Snap-on 12-piece 1/4-inch 12-point drive fractional low profile ratchet/socket set (112RT) by contacting their participating Snap-on franchisee or representative, visiting www.snapon.com/handtools or by calling toll free 877-SNAPON-4 (877-762-7664).

About Snap-on Tools

Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions which are used by technicians and professionals at vehicle dealerships and repair centers and in the marine, power sports and aviation industries.  Snap-on Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products and services through franchisee, company-direct, distributor and Internet channels.  Snap-on Incorporated, which was founded in 1920, is a $2.9 billion, S&P 500 company located in Kenosha, Wis. with operations throughout the world.  For additional information, visit www.snapon.com