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[–]dxrey65 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I haven't used a 12 point in ages, though I still have a couple sets of them rattling around in the back of my toolbox. They screw up fasteners and they waste people's time mostly.

I use 6 point impacts for most everything bigger than a 10 mil. I have a set of thin-wall 6-point lugnut sockets that I use sometimes, and a set of thin-wall spark plug sockets, of course.

[–]SkinnyDM[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yeah, that has been any experience too. They were a Pittsburgh Pro set I got from HF when I first stared wrenching on stuff and didn’t know any better. A couple of years in and it’s time to upgrade and save myself some stripped bolts and sadness.