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Old 02-21-2016, 07:41 PM   #15
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Use the factory supplied speed wrench on the Classic. Have some ⅛" roll pin on hand to replace the turning handle keeper when it finally shears off. Got a ⅜" spinner wrench at Harbor Freight and a swivel ¾" shallow socket. I then use the Hensley supplied wrench to fine tune the left arms.

Tried the drill idea, but it's something else to keep charged. The battery tends to be low when I need to use it.....
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Old 02-21-2016, 07:59 PM   #16
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Drill/Impact Driver

Picked up a Rigid drill/impact driver combo kit with lifetime warrantee from Home Depot. Intend to use this on my stabilizers and any other AS related projects. The drivers are fairly small and light weight.
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Old 02-21-2016, 10:30 PM   #17
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Don't use impact unless you want to twist something off
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Old 02-22-2016, 03:43 AM   #18
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A cordless drill works great. Get an extra battery.
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Old 02-22-2016, 05:23 AM   #19
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Old 02-22-2016, 05:34 AM   #20
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Drill, no impact. HD has a wide variety - least expensive you can find will do the trick. Just not too tight when the stabilizers hit the ground.
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Old 02-22-2016, 05:35 AM   #21
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I use both the hand crank and my cordless drill. The drill to get close to the ground, and then the hand crank so I can feel the amount of pressure. I sometimes do the same thing in reverse when we leave so I don't close them too tightly. I charged the drill in December and its still working on that original charge. Its small and light, and stored in the original box right inside the door in the pull out drawer under the dinette.
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Drill with a torque adjustment. Once you determine the proper torque, just run it until the clutch slips. Perfect every time.
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I too use a cordless drill. Like others have said, set the torque and lower away. The drill has the torque setting while the impact driver does not.

I have been happy with the Ryobi family of cordless tools. In addition to a drill I also carry a Ryobi cordless blower, light and fan. All use the same size battery.
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