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Old 06-12-2019, 05:59 AM
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I use the hell out of these.



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Old 06-12-2019, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by BLUESMAN View Post
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.
You'll soon lose your channel locks and your crescent wrenches to the dustbin in the bottom of your toolbox if you ever got a pair or two of these.

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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Fancy word for man purse.
ohhh...generation thing. I use a metal tool box with a handle.....
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Originally Posted by Bamby View Post
You'll soon lose your channel locks and your crescent wrenches to the dustbin in the bottom of your toolbox if you ever got a pair or two of these.

Knipex Pliers
Ever tried the Alligator or Cobra version? They have a square jaw that will grab hex fasteners harder than any other plier I've seen.

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Old 06-12-2019, 06:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Sea Daddy View Post
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...

Hell, if some guy showed up on a construction site with one of those, he'd get bitch slapped....
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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
Hell, if some guy showed up on a construction site with one of those, he'd get bitch slapped....

OK, “like” button farged as usual...

Yes, I agree, no letty no body roam around with them dam book bags....not good. Great “tool”....

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Old 06-12-2019, 06:19 AM
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A few more that I use a lot. I hate cheap drill bits, or cheap tap and dies. Buy a really good quality indexed drill bit set and take care of it. Always put it back in the holder when done so it is there next time. Also I am not the best with sharping bits on a grinder, even though I was taught how to. I use my drill doctor and it keeps them sharp as can be.
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Originally Posted by mikeloew View Post
A few more that I use a lot. I hate cheap drill bits, or cheap tap and dies. Buy a really good quality indexed drill bit set and take care of it. Always put it back in the holder when done so it is there next time. Also I am not the best with sharping bits on a grinder, even though I was taught how to. I use my drill doctor and it keeps them sharp as can be.
https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/07574981

Are they REALLY any good? I've got an OLD cheap drill doctor which wasn't much good. I've got a ton of dull bits.
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Electricians hammer.



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An old flat blade screw driver that was my grandfathers. Use it for screws, scrapping and prying thing. Its just an old screwdriver but I probably use it more than anything else and have never had to resharpen it.
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Originally Posted by mikeloew View Post
I use the hell out of these.

Every time I use mine, I am surprised how well they cut!



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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
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.

Get a piece of 2" aluminum flat bar 8'6" long and a couple of the quick ratchet clamps.
You add a 1 1/2 inch to your cut width, clamp the flat bar down. perfect straight cut.
I rarely take the table saw out anymore.
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Small hammer
Medium hammer
big hammer

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Underrated ....6' level, framing square, and a 3' crowbar
Most used......Cordless drill
Most useful....10" table saw
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Old 06-12-2019, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
Are they REALLY any good? I've got an OLD cheap drill doctor which wasn't much good. I've got a ton of dull bits.
Bill yes it works great, The hard part is figuring out what original angle your bit was. Most common is 118 and 135 degree. Before I bought the sharpener I had a hodgepodge of different angles. As time went by I sharpened them all to 135 so I never have to change the settings. However It is not at all hard to do on the drill doctor.

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This thread reminded me of this.
I was all in at the last one being - F- You!
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