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Old 08-17-2014, 06:24 PM   #1
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I have two K R Wilson spring spreaders and have never used them. I have
read on this forum that they are dangerous and might kill someone. Is this
true, please advise. thanks, Carl
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Old 08-17-2014, 06:26 PM   #2
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It's not the spring spreaders that will harm you, it's the spring itself.
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:40 PM   #3
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I have two K R Wilson spring spreaders and have never used them. I have
read on this forum that they are dangerous and might kill someone. Is this
true, please advise. thanks, Carl
Hey Carl,
KR Wilson made tools are the strongest and most purpose built/job specific for Fords of any such tools ever made. As said, it is the spring that will hurt us, not a properly used tool. I'm not sure that a 'foolproof' tool can/could ever be made, but KRW most likely came closest. You are lucky guy to have such good equipment for such a dangerous job, IMO
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:40 PM   #4
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Years ago I bought one from AC&R. It's blue and works great. I don't they're in business anymore.
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