Newton 9pc ball-end hex key set  £13.99

8/10

Wouldn't be out of place in a pro workshop

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by Flo K   May 19, 2009  

Newton 9pc ball-ended hex key set

Let's keep it short and sweet: this is a well made, durable and practical set of keys, ideal for use in your workshop, shed or garage. They're nice and long for excellent leverage with a useful holding block which can be wall mounted so you're less likely to lose them. There's a ball end on the long arm for those tricky to reach bolts, and the tolerances are nice and snug.

You get a full set of useful key sizes - 1.5,2,2.5,3,4,5,6,8 and 10mm - and the keys are well made and finished. I have been bike building over the last couple of weeks and these keys have been at hand every day. So far I've built up two bikes using them, and I've really no complaints.

Verdict

Wouldn't be out of place in a pro workshop, which my garage certainly is not!

road.cc test report

Make and model: Newton 9pc ball-end hex key set

Size tested: n/a

Rate the product for quality of construction:
 
9/10
Rate the product for performance:
 
9/10
Rate the product for durability:
 
9/10
Rate the product for weight, if applicable:
 
8/10
Rate the product for comfort, if applicable:
 
7/10
Rate the product for value:
 
9/10

Did you enjoy using the product? yes, very practical

Would you consider buying the product? yes, strong and purposeful

Would you recommend the product to a friend? yes

Overall rating: 8/10

About the tester

Age: 35  Height: 5' 10"  Weight: 13 stone

I usually ride: Kona Paddy Wagon  My best bike is: The one i am riding

I've been riding for: Over 20 years  I ride: Every day  I would class myself as: Experienced

I regularly do the following types of riding: road racing, commuting, touring, general fitness riding, fixed/singlespeed, mtb,

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