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asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th February, 2020

Which is better hog ring or detent pin?

A detent anvil retains the socket with a spring-loaded ball like on ratchets. A hog ring anvil retains the socket with a steel ring in a groove on the square drive, as on most air impact wrenches. The hog ring anvil tends to be more ornery to fit sockets onto and off from, but also retains them better.

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Keeping this in view, what is a hog ring?

Definition of hog ring. 1 : a split metal ring usually with beveled points that can be pushed through the median cartilage of the nose of a pig and there locked to prevent rooting or to serve as a means of leading the animal. 2 : an upholstery fastener resembling a hog ring.

Additionally, what's the difference between Dewalt dcf899b and dcf899hb? As can clearly seem, the main difference between a Dewalt Impact Wrench DCF899B vs DCF899HB lies in the anvil. While the DCF899B comes with a Detent Anvil, the DCF899HB comes with a Hog Ring Anvil. An anvil is the part of the impact wrench that receives the impact.

what is a pin detent kit?

The pin/ball detent system is the more secure socket retention method. However they can be a real bear to release. They are especially tight when new sockets are used on a new gun. This is compounded if your hands are wet or greasy. The friction ring is still secure but lends itself to easier socket changes.

Why shouldn't you use chrome sockets on an impact?

Ordinary chrome sockets can't handle impact work and may crack or shatter under the stress. And because impact-rated sockets have six points instead of 12, they're less likely to round over bolt and nut heads.

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