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Stainless Is as Stainless Does

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Many marine fittings are made from stainless steel, and many tools are made with carbon steel. Problems can arise when carbon-steel screwdrivers interact with stainless screw heads; tiny bits of stainless from the screw head can lead to pitting or corrosion of the tool. Wera Tools’s line of ergonomic, vacuum ice-hardened stainless-steel screwdrivers are just the thing for marine applications. Wera makes both modular- and fixed-head tools.

$65 for a six-piece set. Wera Tools, Inc., 800-267-5541, www.stainlessscrewdrivers.com

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