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Posted August 12, 2013 - 08:59 PM

Here is one of the handiest tools I've ever owned. It is a tool that I couldn't have done without when building my jeep... among MANY other projects! It is marketed toward work workers and when I bought it I was doing a lot of wood working. But it is great for great for any time you want to keep something at a certain angle in relation to another object. It has a magnetic base so you stick it to your referance surface (jeep frame) hit "zero" and then stick it to what you are measuring (pinion angle maybe?). You can also zero it to bubble level for use as a digital angle.

 

http://www.wixey.com/anglegauge/#wr300

 

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So what is handy in your garage?


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Posted August 12, 2013 - 09:02 PM

I just can't function without a Dremel Tool.


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Posted August 12, 2013 - 09:10 PM

6 in one ScrewDriver...

 

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Posted August 13, 2013 - 04:24 AM

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Posted August 13, 2013 - 07:50 AM

6 in one ScrewDriver...

 

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That is a good one. I've got a real nice one and anytime I'm working with electrical I've got it by my side!


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 10:02 AM

I just can't function without a Dremel Tool.

 

Me either.  My Dremel tool went out a few months back(it was well over 20 years old) and I decided to buy one from HF.  Big mistake there is no comparison. 


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 10:36 AM

Rechargeable portable drill - Probably the most used tool I have.


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 11:44 AM

A clean organized toolbox!!   +1 on the cordless drill


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 01:58 PM

Rechargeable portable drill - Probably the most used tool I have.

 

That & my rechargeable hammer drill.  Both Ridgid brand.


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 04:44 PM

1/2" 7/16" 9/16" 3/8" and 5/8" ratchet wrenches AND a BIG HAMMER in that order lol 


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 04:54 PM

Most used all around? My Leatherman. I wear one out per year.
At work, My craftsman C3 kit. I use it every day. One tool or another goes in and out of my "box-o-tools" but the rechargeable set is my workhorse.

When Not at work, the torches I use a lot.

In the garage at the farm, one of the most used was a 3" air grinder. Darned handy gadget.
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Posted August 13, 2013 - 05:48 PM

My cordless drill and a really good ajustable wrench with a pair of linesman pliers in my leg pocket!!
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Posted August 13, 2013 - 07:33 PM

All of the above plus an air compressor and a wire wheel on the bench grinder.


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Posted August 13, 2013 - 09:29 PM

Since my work is construction I would have to say the ole tape measure. After that my cordless tools. 


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Posted August 14, 2013 - 12:40 AM

My Gerber multitool, Dremel, and a BFH.

 

If I could get a nickle for every time I used the Gerber I would be able to afford to hire someone to use it for me in 6 months time.

 

My Dremel recently died and I miss it like crazy. Got to get a new one soon.






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