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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #30 on: April 04, 2013, 06:17:45 PM »
Ironic, not long after posting the other day I found one on eBay.  Now I'm down to only four wrenches missing.  They are 1027C, 1037A, 1039B, and 1041B.

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2013, 04:18:20 PM »
Well, it's only been 2 1/2 months and I found another for the collection!  I guess thats better than waiting over a year like I did the last time I found one.  Bought a 1037A off eBay the other day.  Now I'm only down to 3 needed to make the full 46 in the set!  Thank goodness I decided against collecting the metric and whitworth sizes too...

Desperately seeking the 1027C, 1039B and 1041B.  As always, thanks!

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2013, 04:58:41 PM »
I had a DOE one inch X one-and one sixteenth, in my first used tool box as a teen.   Later it got away from me.  Was always amused by the spelling of Superench.   Always kept my eye open for another, but none have come my way.  See them on ebay from time to time.  I am doing okay on my New Britain set, have over 23 pieces now.   Good luck on continuing your collection.   
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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #33 on: June 23, 2013, 09:29:59 AM »
John,

I probably have a duplicate one in that size laying around somewhere.  I have at least a dozen extra in a drawer that have come with ones bought on eBay over the years.  I sold a bunch a number of years ago as well.  If I ever do finish this, I plan on putting a set of Plomb pebble combos together.  That will be much easier I hope.

How many are you collecting in the NB set?

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #34 on: July 19, 2013, 11:55:18 AM »
Just received a package in the mail from OH moments ago.  It contained 6 Superrenches of which I needed 2 - the 1039B and the 1041B.  Only ONE wrench left to complete the set of 46 and it is the 1027C - 9/16X11/16!

Anyone got one of those?  Seems like it should be a fairly common wrench being the common sizes.

Hope to come by that one soon and finish this quest!

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2014, 09:56:34 AM »
Ok, its been 7 months, 16 days, 23 hours, 56 minutes since I last updated about this collection.  No luck in finding the final wrench yet.  The last couple times I did post, I was lucky enough to find one soon after.  Hope my luck happens again!  For the record, still seeking the Williams ribbed DOE 1027C 9/16x11/16 to finish the set!

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #36 on: March 08, 2014, 05:51:32 PM »
Having been to a few auctions in this time period, and flea markets, and farm sales, and maybe a pawn shop, have seen not a one of these Williams.  I have one, a 3/8X7/16.  Only one I have laid eyes on in the wild, good luck in your endeavour.
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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #37 on: April 07, 2014, 07:22:32 PM »
Ok, I'm seriously freaking out right now.  A couple days ago I received an email from a member here making me aware of an auction for the wrench I needed.  The coveted 1027C!  The last wrench out of the 46 in the set!  HOLY COW!  I won the auction and at the risk of blowing it, I couldn't wait to shout it to the world that the search is over!  Now I just have to wait for the mail man to arrive.

So now I have to work on how to display this set...  Hmmm...

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #38 on: April 08, 2014, 05:54:19 PM »
it is always nice to hear about a happy ending of a search, good for you.

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #39 on: April 08, 2014, 08:52:48 PM »
There will be pics when the set if together, right?   We need pics,,, we need pi
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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2014, 09:32:30 AM »
BTW, it was leg17 who brought the auction to my attention.  Thanks!

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #41 on: March 24, 2018, 11:02:17 AM »
I picked up a Williams ribbed A1037A today. Do you need that one?

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2018, 07:49:56 AM »
Collection is complete!  I'd still be interested in finding better examples of 5 wrenches.  The ones I have are bare steel, not chromed.  They'd have to be pretty nice though.  They are 1720, 1021, 1723A, 1733 and 1039C.

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Re: Wanted - Williams Superrench DOE Ribbed Style
« Reply #43 on: April 07, 2018, 06:40:41 AM »
Well congrats on completing the set, and good luck to you on getting the upgrades!
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