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Old 01-29-2013, 07:19 PM
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What is the most useful tool in your shop?

Hey Guys and Gals think about it a minute and ask yourself, "Whats the most useful tool ( or favorite) tool in my shop?"

Mine is the single post hoist I installed while I was building my home shop. I've used it for everything from a saw horse, welding table, structure to hang parts while being painted, work table, lawn mower repair hoist, anvil, metal brake to
a ceiling to hang air reels from while I'm repairing them.

It also works pretty good for picking up my cars and trucks.
What couldn't you do without?

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welder, lift, and frame rack.
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My lights, Florescent, halogen, telescoping , magnifying, pin point, clip on, magnetic, etc, etc, etc. I use them the most and cant do without them!

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This time of year, the furnace is the MVP.

One of my specialties at work is electrical troubleshooting and repair on 60's Lincoln convertibles. I'm always working on two or three of them. The tool I use the most is my Power Probe.

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Old 01-29-2013, 08:10 PM
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I'd probably say the door . Nah seriously I don't know that I could narrow it down to one thing
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Couldn't imagine narrowing it down to one but I would say without the MIG I would be in big trouble. I can get a lot done with the torch, did a lot of work before the MIG but it's damn limited compared to that wire feed.

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Couldn't imagine narrowing it down to one but I would say with the MIG I would be in big trouble. I can get a lot done with the torch, did a lot of work before the MIG but it's damn limited compared to that wire feed.

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Don't you mean 'without' the mig?

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Don't you mean 'without' the mig?

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Yes

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I thought your favorite tool was your office computer?
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I'm surprised no one said air compressor. Guess we all take them for granted til they need repairing.
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I thought your favorite tool was your office computer?

My List would be to long... But here's a few...

1.mig..
2.air compressor..
3.plasma..
4.Plate roller..
5.sheet metal brake..
6.Lathe..
7.And my hands..
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Close call mig or plasma cutter But since both cimpressors went down 2 days ago it will shut you down , -.bought 2 new 10 hp back running dead on tech 69.

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