Which Is Better Friction Ring Or Pin Detent?

Which is better hog ring or detent pin?

A detent anvil retains the socket with a spring-loaded ball like on ratchets.

A hog ring anvil retains the socket with a steel ring in a groove on the square drive, as on most air impact wrenches.

The hog ring anvil tends to be more ornery to fit sockets onto and off from, but also retains them better..

What is friction ring on Milwaukee Tools?

This friction ring helps to secure an o-ring to the anvil. This part is made out of metal and is sold individually. This item works with the following types of products: Impact Driver.

What is a pin detent kit?

The pin/ball detent system is the more secure socket retention method. However they can be a real bear to release. They are especially tight when new sockets are used on a new gun. This is compounded if your hands are wet or greasy. The friction ring is still secure but lends itself to easier socket changes.

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Can you reuse hog rings?

Yea, you could reuse old hog rings if you remove them carefully.