Always choose 6 point ratcheting wrenches; unless working with 12 point bolts

As a follow up to my earlier post regarding the superiority of 6 point wrenches on 6 point bolts:

Undoing stripped nuts with 6 point wrenches

One counter-argument to buying 6 point wrenches that you may hear is that it allows for less angle of engagement in tight spaces. This is true, and special circumstances call for special solutions, however, in the case of ratcheting wrenches, since the gripping surface is able to turn relative to the wrench, engagement angle is no longer a problem.

When working with 6 point bolts, always choose 6 point ratcheting wrenches!

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