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    What is this Capewell Wrench used for?

    Is this old Cape Well or Capewell, Cleve'D O Wrench used for? Oil filter? This is some info " For its first 100 years, Capewell thrived on two basic but essential products: the horseshoe nail and the parachute release. "


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    Last edited by vscience; May 06, 2019 at 03:03 PM.
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    Looks like an oil filter wrench to me.
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    Vivisection.
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    Could be an antique jar opener.....
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    could be oil filter wrench or jar opener. I don't think the etsy description is right. Not enough leverage to tighten a pipe that size and generally not made heavy enough.
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    Capewell / Cap Well is actually C A Powell

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    I believe you got it plug n play. Great ID.
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    Good IDI was thinking oil filter wrench also lol

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    Good job Plug. I can imagine some scenarios where these would end up in a tool box.
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    Quote Originally Posted by firemanphob View Post
    Looks like an oil filter wrench to me.
    You know what makes a great impromptu oil filter wrench?
    ... a flat blade screwdriver !

    If you ever get one that is super-stuck to the engine because the mechanic over-tightened it, just jam a screwdriver clean through the filter for added leverage.
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    I've done that and had the filter rip apart and then it's a real bugger to get what's left off...
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