Its is the apprentice' worst nightmare. A lost socket.
One of the most critical tools for a transmission and distribution crew is a good socket set.
If you want an easy way to frustrate your crew mates and the other guys working on the line, hold up the work looking for a lost socket.
How lineman store their sockets
The Socket Locker has optional safety hooks and a stainless steel clip for mounting an impact driver. Each of the socket placements are labeled and fit a general set.
With easy to remove and replace sockets you’ll never be plagued with fatigue and frustration from fighting with your tools while trying to complete a job. Always have the right size right when you need it with efficiency and confidence.
What sockets do lineman use?
Some of the more common Socket Sizes that lineman use on projects in North America include: 1/4 inch (0.6 centimeters), 3/8 inch (0.9 centimeters), 1/2 inch (1.3 centimeters) and 3/4 inch (1.9 centimeters).
Linemen often prefer single-ended impact sockets with hands free adjustment between socket sizes.
A good socket for line use has a high-torque, 12-point design making it easier to position on fasteners. Socket are engineered for use with impact drivers on the work site.
Check out the Socket Locker
The Socket Locker was specifically designed as a lineman tool, but is extremely versatile making it great for any tradesman. Their one of a kind design makes it easy to remove and replace sockets while keeping them in place.
The company designs and manufactures in the USA.
This Lineman Tool Holds 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 13/16, 7/8, 15/16, 1, 1-1/16, 1-1/8, 1-1/4.