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I am just wondering what tool you would use to remove the snap ring on the fan unless it is called something different.
I would like to know the right tool.
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I use a very small flat head screw driver to just pop it on and off.
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

I use a very small flat head screw driver to just pop it on and off.
Yeah but I want an actual tool.
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Circlip Pliers?
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I bought these a few years ago and have used them on PC fans and many other objects:



They are Hi-Tech 1221-S and can have internal and external modes so you don't have to buy two pairs of pliers.
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I bought these a few years ago and have used them on PC fans and many other objects:



They are Hi-Tech 1221-S and can have internal and external modes so you don't have to buy two pairs of pliers.
Are they similar to these
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Channellock-8-in-Retaining-Ring-Pliers-927/100348008
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Snap ring pliers.

Yes, seriously.
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post #8 of 12
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Snap ring pliers.

Yes, seriously.
the bit size is is fine but i am having size issue where the metal is bigger then the bit
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post

Are they similar to these
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Channellock-8-in-Retaining-Ring-Pliers-927/100348008

Not really. Those don't appear to come with more than one set of tips whereas the Hi-Techs come with 5 types. I've encountered some rings where only 1-2 of the tips would even fit.
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Not really. Those don't appear to come with more than one set of tips whereas the Hi-Techs come with 5 types. I've encountered some rings where only 1-2 of the tips would even fit.
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