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Old 08-05-2019, 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Sicks Ate View Post
Not exactly the same configuration, though I see why my memory saw a resemblance :
I wouldn't be surprised if it was the same manufacturer. The contour on the ratchet handle looks the same. Is the 'switch' (whatever you call the thing that changes directions on the ratchet) a single 'bar' down the middle, and do you have to align it with a 'slot' in the vacuum-formed base so you can close the lid?

Your box looks like it has more of a metallic finish than mine did. The paint I chose was very close. With a bit of steel wool and a browse down the paint aisle, you can refinish that nicely. (Oh, is yours metric, or SAE?)