MCN tool guide: spanners

Published: 20 January 2010

This week's MCN features some of the best tools for every budget. Here's our selection of spanners.

Halfords nine-piece combination spanner set, £9.99
Like the firm's screwdrivers (above) these are made from chrome vanadium steel.

Includes sizes: 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 and 19mm.

Sealey 10-piece titanium-coated combination spanner set, £70.44
Polished chrome vanadium steel, with a titanium coated mirror finish.

Hardened, tempered and chrome plated for corrosion resistance.

Set includes 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19mm spanners and comes with hanging rack.

Draper seven-piece stubby combination spanner set, from £10.45 at www,drapertools.com
Ideal for use in confined areas. Made from carbon steel hardened, tempered, chrome plated and fully polished.

Comes with storage tray and contains 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 and 19mm sizes.

Beta Long series professional combination spanners, from £5 individually to
£205 for complete sets.
Also reversible ratcheting end combination wrench, from £13 individually to
£213 for complete sets.