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The single most important thing in the shop is YOUR BRAIN!!!!!

However, since I seem to somehow arrive out there without one from time to time (mine is still in bed asleep) , I'd have to say the compressor (now that I have a good one!)
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Hey GEARHEADSLIFE...tell her its a new sewing room for her. Tell her you'll sleep out there...whatever it takes! Who am I kinding, my better half has vetoed my garage expansion and I fear that building it anyway may have terrible consequences! No dinner, no clean clothes, no --- ! Guess I'll suffer along with you in limited space and a warm happy home. LOL!
haha we are making the basement 3 rooms sewing/workshop/game/
she already marked out the sewing room area.. the longer I take to get going on it. the bigger it "seams" to get.. lol
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my workbench, both of them
every project ends up on my workbench
big wood one with a huge vise for wood projects
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It might not be in my shop right now but it's always with me, my pocket knife. I've carried the same one for over 23 years and used it for countless things.
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It might not be in my shop right now but it's always with me, my pocket knife. I've carried the same one for over 23 years and used it for countless things.
Crash, you'll appreciate this: when I flew out to California in October to meet Bad Rat and Dinger, the one thing that I missed the most was not having my pocket knife "ON ME".
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Crash, you'll appreciate this: when I flew out to California in October to meet Bad Rat and Dinger, the one thing that I missed the most was not having my pocket knife "ON ME".
I guess that's one of those items they won't let you fly with nowadays. Things have changed over the years, I've carried a knife all my life and never once used one as a weapon. All us farm kids had them in school, not to fight with but when we hayed the cattle we used them to cut the twine on the bales. Just a tool, nothing more.
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Things have changed over the years,
Yup they sho have and the honest citizen is the one that suffers the most - - - - but hell that's just the American Way these days.
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In the 50s & 60s :
You know even in the city's school kids had pocket knives, it was a normal thing and when of age to be responsible it was a good gift from father to son!!! Look at boy-scout's we all had a boyscout knife!! I don't recall when they were banned in schools but blue-genes and T shirts and horse shoe cleats were banned and knives weren't! every boy could have a small pocket knife in school !!! Here they expelled a little kid for cutting a play gun out of paper and pointing the piece of paper at kids and saying bang your dead!!!! LOL Its called no tolerance law by the school board! No more playing cowboy during recess LOL the intelligence of politics LOL


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I guess one of my most used tools is Identafix. I use this several times a week. It has saved me hours of diagnosis time.
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Don't say that to loud, that y'all are carrying pocket knives around.. They will try and pass a law saying you can't carry them anymore ... It's a deadly weapon !!!!!
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Don't say that to loud, that y'all are carrying pocket knives around.. They will try and pass a law saying you can't carry them anymore ... It's a deadly weapon !!!!!
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I got my two stage 60 gallon compressor used.I.R. said they don't build cast ion pumps like that anymore which is a industrial pump.Tested out good with full recovery in 4 minutes.Needed some small parts and eventual I bought a new 220 motor for it.I.R. told me with my use I should be able to pass it on to my grandkids. Found out on those because of the vibrations you can only use a liquid filled pressure gauge.



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