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Old 06-12-2019, 01:49 AM
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Air compressor. Without that, loads of other tools I use wouldn’t function.
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Old 06-12-2019, 01:54 AM
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Small pocket knife, used EVERY day.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:04 AM
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My four finger grabbers. They have saved me hours of disassembly/reassembly when I drop a piece of hardware or tool in some deep dark place,
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:14 AM
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I was going to say compressed air bu tthe guy above beat me to it, so I'll go with my number one choice, my vehicle hoist....but I couldn't live without air either.

Having oxygen and acetylene bottles is pretty rad as well.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:20 AM
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My Milwaukee cordless drill
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:22 AM
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This is a good thread, off the top of my head, Leatherman, a little plastic wrench used for the antenna connections, invaluable, Carling Switch round wrench for toggle switches, test lamp and multimeter, I also have a old piece of steel pallet banding sharpened on the long side to a razors edge, best scraper I got.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:24 AM
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This thread reminded me of this.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:34 AM
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This drill. Best one I’ve ever owned and such a time saver drilling and screwing.



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Keep it simple - Channellocks original. Sized right and used correctly they are awesome tools. Used incorrectly they are just another pair of pliers, but nicer than most.
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:43 AM
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Leatherman without a doubt. I can literally have the it out working on something without even thinking of it. I honestly have no clue how people that work on things can do without some variation.

2nd would be a heat gun. Once you ever begin using a quality heat gun you’ll never go without again. I recently picked up a micro version that’s been maybe even more valuable.
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spare tool batteries
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Redundancy
I brake everything....next guy up!!
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:58 AM
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I don’t know that I would put this in the “under rated” category, but one of my favorite tools that most people don’t know about is my track saw. For years I thought I wanted a big table saw for ripping plywood. I have a small DeWalt job site table saw that is very accurate and great for ripping smaller pieces but it’s not suited for ripping full sheets of plywood. The track saw is the answer. I can rip any width or angle accurately up to 110” in length and never need help or feel unsafe.
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Floor jack. I use it for all kinds of stuff.

Cordless impact driver. Always keep it with me.

A good knife or chisel.
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I’ll say again, Book bag....


Any of you business owners out there, word of wisdom...don’t allow these. Your welcome...

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Old 06-12-2019, 04:08 AM
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Zip ties and electric tape.
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Stick plane.
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:17 AM
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Pliers, channel lock, needle nose, vise grip, adjustable. Always a problem when one goes missing. If I had to pick one I would say pliers
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Hard hat
Safety glasses
Work gloves
Work boots
Air compressor
Shop vac


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Old 06-12-2019, 04:57 AM
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