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used to loosen pipes (Plumbing, pvc, etc) the rubber grips on the surface of large diameters, and friction loosens the tube.

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Q: What does a strap wrench do?
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Is a Strap Wrench precision instrument?

No, a strap wrench is NOT a precision instrument. It is a loose strap connected to a handle for leverage.

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You wrap the strap around whatever you are taking off, then thread it into the wrench so it will tighten as you push.

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