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Today 03:15 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by CrashFarmer2 View Post
And I just throw them away and get a new one.
Probably wouldn't do that if you paid $50-$75 for your tape.

BB
Today 08:47 AM
CrashFarmer2
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Ok, time to end this one.
This handy tool is used to repair_____tape measures. It will trim the tape then punch a new hole in the existing tape to splice in a new tape end or a replacement end section. Then small rivets are compressed holding the new ends. More commonly used in the logging industry, it will fix that tape measure in your tool box.

Just saying that this tool is a rivet tool is incorrect. You can set a rivet with a hammer and the floor of your shop.

Somebody jump in here.

BB
And I just throw them away and get a new one.
Today 08:23 AM
boothboy Ok, time to end this one.
This handy tool is used to repair_____tape measures. It will trim the tape then punch a new hole in the existing tape to splice in a new tape end or a replacement end section. Then small rivets are compressed holding the new ends. More commonly used in the logging industry, it will fix that tape measure in your tool box.

Just saying that this tool is a rivet tool is incorrect. You can set a rivet with a hammer and the floor of your shop.

Somebody jump in here.

BB
Yesterday 09:34 PM
boothboy No more guesses?

BB

( You're gonna say "I didn't know they made a tool to fix that!")
09-01-2015 04:49 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Joe G View Post
Installing rivets.
Not a rivet machine. This is a service tool.

BB

Hint: All of you have at least one of the tools that this service tool was made for.
09-01-2015 03:33 PM
Joe G
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Ok back to my Old Man's tool box. What are these used for?

BB
Installing rivets.
08-31-2015 08:14 PM
boothboy
Quote:
Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Those look like these pliers to install brass rings in Tents and Tarps to hook bungee cords and rope in even has tool for cutting the canvas ...Hmmmm I will have to think on this one
Might look like them but they aren't. Nothing to do with camping, being kicked- out-of-the-house-and-having-to-live-in-a-tent-in-the-backyard-peeing-behind- the-shrubbery-and-hoping-the-neighbor-doesn't-turn-on-the-back-porch-light or anything else recreational.

BB
08-31-2015 08:04 PM
496CHEVY3100 Those look like these pliers to install brass rings in Tents and Tarps to hook bungee cords and rope in even has tool for cutting the canvas ...Hmmmm I will have to think on this one
08-31-2015 07:53 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Or in a tent
Nope, no tents.

At one time or another all of you have said, " I wish they'ed make a tool to fix this!"

BB

They do.
08-31-2015 07:44 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
Nothing to do with leather at all. This is not necessarily a automotive tool but it relates to the automotive industry as well as many others.

BB
08-31-2015 07:42 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
Or in a tent
08-31-2015 06:24 PM
Too Many Projects Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
08-31-2015 07:53 AM
boothboy Ok back to my Old Man's tool box. What are these used for?

BB
08-31-2015 05:34 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
WOW, I remember the A/C shut off but didn't know the horsepower was so low. My God, that's what Marge has! Yeow, that hurts.


I remember when the Vega first came out a friend of my brothers got his first job at the Chevy dealer here in town (he went on to a career GM mech) and joked about how they were going to give crash helmets to Vega owners to put on for when they turned on the AC at freeway speeds. He did a visual I can't right now of course that was pretty funny whipping his head forward as the AC was turned on.

Brian
My Camaro does have the AC cut off I have a Fiero with same engine that does not have it but it is a 5 speed and also Much lighter
The Camaro once it is up to highway speed it is comfortable to drive not going to win ANY races but good driver.
08-31-2015 05:19 AM
496CHEVY3100 You got it BB my list says 89 hp in 1982 but what is 1 HP among friends

I have a 84 4 cyl iron duke called the 4 Tec instead of Vortec
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