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Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374455 Sat Aug 22 2020 07:20 PM
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Wrench Fetcher
Steering wheel puller kit for 5 bucks at a garage sale, new in the box, 1910ish Disston 5tpi rip saw, and a Miller's Falls #74 miter box with 26" Disston/Miller's Falls miter saw.

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374549 Sun Aug 23 2020 01:19 PM
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Posts: 1,253
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'Bolter
Duct tape, if its considered a tool. headscratch

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374563 Sun Aug 23 2020 03:23 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 4,653
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If it is used to fix something? It's a tool!

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pix on Photobucket [s893.photobucket.com]
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
glenns towing #1374606 Sun Aug 23 2020 11:29 PM
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Housekeeping (Moderator) Making a Stovebolt Bed & Paint and Body Shop Forums
Originally Posted by glenns towing
Duct tape, if its considered a tool. headscratch
It's not just a tool, it's an ESSENTIAL tool. grin


Kevin
First car '29 Ford Special Coupe
#2 - '29 Ford pickup restored from the ground up.
Newest Project - 51 Chevy 3100 work truck. Photos [flickr.com]
Busting rust since the mid-60's
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374623 Mon Aug 24 2020 02:40 AM
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Posts: 157
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'Bolter
Picked up this Sun analyzer at a local community college auction. Now to learn how to use it. Let the fun begin.

Mark

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Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374653 Mon Aug 24 2020 12:40 PM
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Posts: 9,757
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Mark, looks just like the ones we had at the TG&Y Automotive Store I managed back in the mid 70s. Not too complicated if I could learn it.🤣


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2) “Emily”
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe “Clarence”



"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line"! Hug a cop!
USAF 1965-1969 Weather Observation Tech (I got paid to look at the clouds)

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
59 fleet #1374662 Mon Aug 24 2020 02:30 PM
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Shop Shark
Originally Posted by 59 fleet
Picked up this Sun analyzer at a local community college auction. Now to learn how to use it. Let the fun begin.

Mark
You lucky man, I would love to have a machine like that been looking for years for one of those Suns


1953 Chevrolet 3100
261 cu inch, sm420, 3.55 rear, torque tube still,omaha orange, still 6 volt, RPO green glass, side carrier spare, all done
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bli...n05i04t1aokgm4p04jiwgffwhyyih5xbk0h00410
1964 GMC 1000
305 Big Block V6, sm420, the next cab off restoration
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
sstock #1374750 Tue Aug 25 2020 02:17 AM
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Posts: 157
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'Bolter
I am looking forward to learning about it and how to use it. We used to see them everywhere, now just part of history.

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1374751 Tue Aug 25 2020 02:30 AM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 9,757
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Did you get all the leads with it? Operators manual?


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2) “Emily”
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe “Clarence”



"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line"! Hug a cop!
USAF 1965-1969 Weather Observation Tech (I got paid to look at the clouds)

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
Justhorsenround #1374757 Tue Aug 25 2020 03:20 AM
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 157
5
'Bolter
I did not get the operator manual, but bought a pdf copy on eBay that looks promising. It appears that the leads are intact including that nice delay timing light. I have not had a chance yet to check it out, wanting to read up on it before I mess something up on it.

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