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Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1307761
Fri Apr 19 2019 07:14 PM
Fri Apr 19 2019 07:14 PM
MNSmith  Offline
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"Hey! I sound like Darth Vader!!
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,584
So Cal
I like these babies. My new favorites. Matco Tools. Place the sharp edge between sheet metal sheets, next to a spot weld, and wail on it with a hammer. Quick, Simple.

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Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1307764
Fri Apr 19 2019 07:26 PM
Fri Apr 19 2019 07:26 PM
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ThreeSixHundred  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 67
UK South Yorkshire
Bought a GT Sonic ultrasonic cleaner. Going to give my Rochester carburettor a bathing.

Regards Chris

Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1308051
Sun Apr 21 2019 09:54 PM
Sun Apr 21 2019 09:54 PM
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jremig  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 153
Nevada
Didn’t buy it but got it for free an ingersoll rand upright 120 psi air compressor, all I had to do was swap the electric motor from another that had thrown a rod through the block and swap the pulleys and next you know I have A 1500 dollar air compressor for just my time

Last edited by jremig; Mon Apr 29 2019 01:30 AM.
Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1308052
Sun Apr 21 2019 10:39 PM
Sun Apr 21 2019 10:39 PM
MNSmith  Offline
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"Hey! I sound like Darth Vader!!
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,584
So Cal
Those are the BEST deals!

Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1308282
Tue Apr 23 2019 05:45 PM
Tue Apr 23 2019 05:45 PM
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popcornBen  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 31
Wabash, In.46992
Finally bit the bullet bought me a step bit drill bit! Every time I have to enlarge a hole on the 59 had to make do with whatever! Tired of the fight and bought one. My son is happy every time I buy a new tool he just smiles! That is what Dad's are for!

Pops


Pops the truth is out there!
Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1310894
Thu May 16 2019 12:21 PM
Thu May 16 2019 12:21 PM
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MPandC  Offline
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Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 601
Leonardtown, MD
Out with the old.... did a trade up on a larger Lennox Nibbler a couple months back..

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Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1311032
Sat May 18 2019 12:41 AM
Sat May 18 2019 12:41 AM
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51sub  Offline
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Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 25
Plymouth, MN
Scored a Skat Blast 34' cabinet with vac for $50. Seller was cleaning out garage. Works great.


Mike
Re: What was the last tool you bought? [Re: MNSmith] #1311321
Mon May 20 2019 10:27 PM
Mon May 20 2019 10:27 PM
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4100 Fire Truck  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 136
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Didn't even need it yet, but for some reason I bought a torque multiplier. There are cheaper ones out there, but I found a 6:1 torque multiplier made by Wright Tools. A new one is $1000, and I got this one for $350. It's like having a 4 foot breaker bar that is only a little over a foot long. 200 foot pounds on the 1/2 inch input gives you 1200 on the 3/4 output. There have been too many times where something like this would have been great. It also has a torque conversion chart, and a degree wheel for TTY fasteners. They make some with huge ratios to torque bolts to thousands of pounds, but cost thousands of dollars.

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