Product Reviews

Box Immersion Spanner

Box Immersion Spanner
Average Customer Rating:
3.733 out of 5
3.7
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(15 Reviews) 15
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 15 reviews
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13 of 15(87%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Box Immersion Spanner
Review 1 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Immersion heater box key
3 Oct 2014
By
, Glasgow
"Simple but very effective. £9 for the box key against possible £500+ plumbers bill if old tank got damaged using stilsions or cheap plate key."
Review 2 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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excellent for price
3 Sep 2013
By
, brixham
"removed my heater in no time.
fitted the new one. In all it took me about five minutes excluding draining tank.
you always get someone who expect something for nothing and then moan about it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Best tool I have purchased
16 Dec 2009
By
, Portpatrick
"Made installation of immerser simple and easy for an amateur"
Review 4 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Adequate
13 Feb 2009
By
, Alton
"Spanner fitted perfectly after a few burrs were lightly filed off.
Much stronger than a pressed steel cranked spanner, it removed the old heater and replaced the new one on a foam insulated cylinder with no trouble at all.
Well recommended."
Review 5 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Well worth getting
2 Feb 2009
By
, Kings Lynn
"No problems at all. Released the old and tightened the new immersion heater with ease."
Review 6 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating: 
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good product
16 Oct 2014
By
, Dorset
"This spanner undid a very tight immersion element without problem, the only weakness being the user."
Review 7 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating: 
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Functional
18 Jul 2014
By
, Kilwinning
"Bought to replace a cranked spanner which didn't fit an immersion unit.
This one does what it's meant to do.
"
Review 8 for Box Immersion Spanner
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating: 
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Box Immersion Spanner
13 Jul 2014
By
, Cumbria
"I try this box spanner after buying Ring spanner to remove Heater.
Has they was no room to turn Ring spanner and was
bend the top of tank
the box spanner was larger than the ring spanner by 1mm and slip round heater nut till filling gap with 2p coin one of the flats work great after that
"
Review 9 for Box Immersion Spanner
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Spot on
13 Nov 2013
By
, Essex
"After struggling for an hour with a flat one, I decided to take a gamble with this one.
I was not disappointed. Within thirty seconds, the old element was out.
One slight drawback; there is a very small amount of play which could potentially cause a few burrs if you over tighten"
Review 10 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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pucka
24 Mar 2013
By
, dorset
"did the job nicely, element was well and truly rusted in. With some help from hammer on shaft of spanner, element gave way. All good, lots of hot water now"
Review 11 for Box Immersion Spanner
Overall Rating: 
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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It did the job!
27 Dec 2008
By
, Oxfordshire
"I would just like to add the other comment here. The spanner fit my old immersion element and the new one (from Screwfix) just fine. The old one was hard to get out, but the spanner did it without chewing the nut up or slipping.
It it slips when putting in the new element, you're doing up too tight!
"
Review 12 for Box Immersion Spanner
Overall Rating: 
3 out of 5
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
Overall Rating: 
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Good for the price
9 Feb 2009
By
, Devon
"The spanner does not fit easily and snuggly on the immersion heater nut - you have to tap it on. Having said that it did the job and was very cheap compared to others like it, so I'm happy. If I were a professional plumber I might go for a better quality product."
Review 13 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Only just did the job.
10 Mar 2010
By
, Warwickshire
"Spanner was too big for old heater. I had to bash flat sides of spanner with a hammer to stop it slipping. Spanner fit new heater ok but was still not a tight fit. Were these heaters made smaller years ago? The old one I was taking out had been there for about 30 years and was stuck solid. I heated area with a gas blow torch then gave the brass part of the old heater a couple of squirts of cold water. A sharp tap on the tommy bar of the spanner and hey presto!"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 14 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Immersion Spanner
3 May 2009
By
, GUILDFORD
"Spanner was just too big and slipped round immersion heater nut. NO RECOMMEND."
Review 15 for Box Immersion Spanner
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Rubbish
3 Dec 2008
By
, Stevenage
"Spanner was just too big and slipped round immersion heater nut. As these are all standard and this is a specialised tool solely for the purpose you would have thought the manufacturer would have got it right.
I cannot recommend.
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