If you work on cars as a hobby or to pay the bills, you’ll appreciate a set of Zyklop ratchets from Wera. The unique design allows you to spin the socket up to three times more quickly (according to the manufacturer) than with a standard ratchet. Although tackling bolts is the Zyklop’s primary job, it can also work as a reversible screwdriver when fitted with one of a number of different bits. The pivoting ratchet design means it can be angled, which is handy in tight spaces. Wera sells various Zyklop packages, with example pricing of $122 for the 28-piece 1/4-inch-drive set, and $245 for the 38-piece 3/8-inch-drive set. These and other Zyklops sets are available at www.amazon.com.

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