Torque angle gauge or digital torque wrench

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What do you guys/gals use to achieve torque angle? I am looking to purchase either a good angle gauge or purchase another 1/2 drive digital torque wrench that does degrees. What do you use or prefer to get the job done?
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So the two I was considering, 1/2 flex head GearWrench and the 1/2 Acdelco, from amazon I did not purchase because of the length of time it took for delivery and I was in the middle of doing a suspension install and needed it now so off to the local big box stores I went. The only 1/2 (50-250 Ft-lbs) digital torque wrenches I could find that also did degrees were the Quinn and the Craftsman (CMMT99436). I ended up purchasing the craftsman.

I have been using click type torque wrenches forever so this digital type, I will have to get use to. It’s very easy to use, it’s just different but it gets the job done.
 

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What do you guys/gals use to achieve torque angle? I am looking to purchase either a good angle gauge or purchase another 1/2 drive digital torque wrench that does degrees. What do you use or prefer to get the job done?
Do you really need a torque-to-angle as for the few times I've needed one I've been able to find equivalent final torque values to use.

Perhaps if you were in a shop doing work all the time it would be nice to have, but I just don't see it being needed for a DIY'er?
 

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Angle gauges can be quite inconvenient to use when it comes to torque values above 100 ft lbs. Marking an initial and a final positions of a nut with a protractor and a sharpie might be a cheaper, easier and more precise solution. And you get a free visual check for later inspections.
 
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