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Organizers for the Craftsman 540-Piece Mechanics Tool Set

Craftsman has made several changes to this set over time, and we make tool organizers for three different versions. Choosing a version below will show you the available tool organizers. If you are purchasing a new 540-piece set, you may receive version 2 or 3.


Version 1 - Key Differences

  • Model number: Craftsman 36540
  • Sockets, ratchets, and wrenches have "U.S.A." stamped on them.
  • No stubby wrenches are included.

See all tool organizers for Version 1.



Version 2 - Key Differences

  • Model number: Craftsman 35540 or 49540
  • No "U.S.A." markings on sockets, ratchets, or wrenches.
  • Includes 16 stubby combination wrenches.

See all tool organizers for Version 2.



Version 3 - Key Differences

  • Same model number and contents as version 2.
  • All the combination wrenches are longer than version 2 (see note below).
  • One box wrench may be longer (see note below). You may need the box wrench organizer from version 2 or 3.

See all tool organizers for Version 3.



Note on combination wrench length:

Version 2 (shorter)

The 1/2 combination wrench (Craftsman 44695) measures 6-1/2 inches long.
The 13 mm combination wrench (Craftsman 42917) measures 6-1/2 inches long.

Version 3 (longer)

The 1/2 combination wrench (Craftsman 45977) measures 8-1/4 inches long.
The 13 mm combination wrench (Craftsman 45992) measures 8-1/4 inches long.


Note on box wrench length:

The picture below shows changes to the box wrenches included with the 540-pc set over time (3/8 X 7/16 size shown).

Different box wrenches included with the 540-pc set over time.
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The wrench labeled A is the oldest design. It is part number 43922 and is marked Forged in U.S.A.


The wrench labeled B is slightly longer than wrench A, but has the same part number 43922. It does not have a USA mark, and measures approximately 7-13/16 inches long.


The wrench labeled C is a full-polish wrench with part number 47946. It is the same length as wrench B and fits well in the version 2 pocket.


The wrench labeled D is also a full-polish wrench marked with the same part number 47946. It is longer than version 2, measuring about 8-1/2 inches long.



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