In Focus: GearWrench 81 Series Air Impact Wrenches

Sept. 2, 2016
These wrenches offer a lightweight design and are constructed for optimum comfort.

The GearWrench 81 Series Air Impact Wrenches includes the 3/8” Drive Air Impact Wrench, No. 88130, the 1/2” Drive Air Impact Wrench, No. 88150, and the 3/4” Drive Air Impact Wrench, No. 88170. The GearWrench 81 Series Air Impact Wrenches feature a powerful twin-hammer impact mechanism that operates at reduced sound levels due to the highly effective muffler. They also offer a lightweight design and are constructed for optimum comfort. The wrenches come with a two-year warranty. 


  • Auto repair
  • Tire changing
  • General maintenance


The GearWrench Air Impact Wrench was developed by the power tool division of Apex Tool Group. These tools were designed and tested on industrial applications and by automotive mechanics. 

Selling points

  • The 3/4" impact wrench model has a torque of 1,800 ft/lbs.
  • The 1/2" model has a max applied torque of 800 ft/lbs.
  • The 3/8" model has a max applied torque of 450 ft/lbs.
  • GearWrench 81 Series has a 60-day risk-free trial, and is backed by a two-year warranty.  
  • Quiet operation.
  • Tested by automotive technicians and in heavy industrial applications. 

Features and benefits 

  • Powerful twin hammer impact mechanism.
  • One-hand forward and reverse control.
  • Easy-access, variable speed trigger for precise control.
  • Lightweight, ergonomic handle ensures operator comfort.

Manufacturing specs

The Air Impact Wrenches are manufactured to Apex standards and specifications in Taiwan.

Storage and display

The tools are shipped in individual cartons and can be stored in the cartons on the truck, or they can be attached to a quick connect fitting and displayed on a toolbox or hung from the ceiling.

Suggested retail price

3/8" (No. 88130) – $260
1/2" (No. 88150) – $290
3/4" (No. 88170) – $580

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