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Old 06-12-2019, 05:10 AM
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:14 AM
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Mabby not my most underrated but depending on what you do it comes in handy. Works great for poping small parts out of a mould or lining up things.
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:17 AM
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Unevensteven View Post
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,

First thing that came to my mind too.














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Old 06-12-2019, 05:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Sea Daddy View Post
Iíll say again, Book bag....


Any of you business owners out there, word of wisdom...donít allow these. Your welcome...

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Don't allow customers with them, employees, or...???

Assuming due to theft?
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Don't allow customers with them, employees, or...???

Assuming due to theft?
Employees...

No dam bags, esp big ass book bags...


but thats not what op asked...greatest tool
by far is a book bag....if you pay attn, thatís what most folks carry...on their back, arm, whatever...itís a great ďtoolĒ...

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Old 06-12-2019, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Boat Bum View Post
dremel; with all the attachments available there's practically nothing I can't cut, shape or form.
im disappointed in the actual Dremel brand. Iíve had 2 burn out the front pin bearing. I picked up a cheap black and decker Rtx 3 rotary tool for 30.00 and beat this tool like a red headed step child. Much better design/mechanicals than the over priced dremel.
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Originally Posted by Lprizman View Post
Redundancy
I brake everything....next guy up!!
Quit shopping at harbor Freight........
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:40 AM
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Originally Posted by dmh22 View Post
I donít know that I would put this in the ďunder ratedĒ category, but one of my favorite tools that most people donít 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 itís not suited for ripping full sheets of plywood. The track saw is the answer. I can rip any width or angle accurately up to 110Ē in length and never need help or feel unsafe.
I always rip plywood with a skilsaw. Once it's ripped, i'll use a table saw to true it, but if I was still doing it all the time I'd definitely get a track saw.
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:41 AM
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My go to tool is a pair of 10" KNIPEX Cobra pliers. Basically they are very refined channel locks. They are a good bit thinner than channel locks, the adjustment locks in place, and they grip fasteners much harder than standard channel locks.

My "quick grab" pile in the back corner of my truck bed includes the knipex pliers, 2 sizes of Crescent Wrenches, a Greenlee 8 in 1 screwdriver, and a hammer. With that pile I can generally avoid digging too deep into the big toolbox.
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Originally Posted by Sea Daddy View Post
Iíll say again, Book bag....


Any of you business owners out there, word of wisdom...donít allow these. Your welcome...

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And I'll ask..what's a book bag??
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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
And I'll ask..what's a book bag??
Fancy word for man purse.
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Usable battery powered tools; with the improvements in battery technology they're all becoming a better option.
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Huh???

Ill assume you are serious... it’s one them double shoulder strap canvas units these kids put on their back to go to work, go to mall, go bike riding, go friends house, go to gas station, exercise, fk...everywhere...they are not for looks. It’s a tool, a very hidden and constructive more than you know tool...in yer business, school, work area, or store....

you would not not believe the shit we find in em...

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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
Quit shopping at harbor Freight........
ha!!!
not me....my stuff is all Snap On or Mack tools....they brake too!!
my tool guys just shake their head....be right back with a new one Lance
I actually snapped the best Snap On pry bar....which started a recall on that lot
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Underrated, probably varying size c clamps or pistol clamps. Next would be Gunsmith screwdrivers and lastly probably a good strap wrench. The rest of the stuff is all pretty important and common.
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