GearWrench Electronic Torque Wrench Keeps You From Breaking Stuff

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We're aware that most of you Gizmodo readers are blessed with Herculean strength, so here's something just for you: the GearWrench Electronic Torque Wrench, a techno-tool that will keep you from stripping bolts by telling you exactly how hard you're torquing them down. This would go well with those bionic gloves of yours.

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It measures the force you're applying 2500 times per second and starts flashing green warning lights and buzzing when you're reaching your target torque. Pretty fancy wrench—it's $340.

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Actually (FAB) this wrench allows for unit conversion (many imports FSMs require NM settings and not just Ft/Lbs). However, it's pricey (why not get one from Mac Tools or SnapOn) and you still need to have it calibrated (like ALL torque wrenches) annually.