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Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-28-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: So I traded a Turk Mauser for a broken mig welder

I love my Turkish rifle,l gave $49.00 for mine and its put 2 elk in the freezer. Currently they're going for $150-$175 . If I had 3 more in the gun safe I'd be tempted to trade for a welder too.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-03-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,909
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Wright vs SK Ratchet

I like the SK tuff one ratchets, genius tools makes similar design also
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-31-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,217
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Very Unique Ratchet ID?

I had a very similar ratchet that was proto marked and was a 1/2" drive, It had an odd female drive end most likely for a similar application
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-09-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,926
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Your go-to ratchet

It sure looks like New Britain to me.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Can you 'resharpen' plier jaw teeth?

I picked up a a rusted pair of unknown brand dykes yesterday for 75 cents hoping to be able to resurrect them. However the steel in the cutting edge is extremely soft,and the new edge wont last too...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-05-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,090
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Got me some Wright #3490

The wright ratchets are some of my favorites. I have several that I've picked up at yard sales for $1-$2 they are the single pawl type sold by montgomery wards (powr-kraft) and they're probably about...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-04-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Can you 'resharpen' plier jaw teeth?

not so much the teeth but have sharpened several pairs of wire cutters/tinsnips so they cut better. I used to have a previously rusted & nasty pair of nippers that'd cleanly cut notebook paper after...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-22-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,446
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Kudos for SK

you are going to love the ratchet mechanism on that roto-head they are super smooth & I think it's a 72 tooth count
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-12-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: P&C Tools Whachamacallit

I knew the title would get Jabber's attention
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-12-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: geeze... how many 3/8 ratchets do I need?!

If I can buy a yard sale ratchet for less then what a cup of coffee at the local drive thru java hut costs,it comes home with me every time.
I currently have 16 in 3/8'ths drive soon to be 15...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Code reader question

I just bought a autel maxiscan MS 509 off of amazon for $52 shipped it is pretty nice,it shows live data & puts it in a graph form,I would recommend it.
I almost bought a similar unit, the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-04-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,392
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Stanley is better than Husky and Kobalt ?

well given Stanley's reputation at about that time they may, or may not be US made
seems they had a hard time telling the truth about COO for a while
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-03-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Large capacity plastic tubs

Why not just use electrolysis? it'd be cheaper than buying that large of a qty of evapo-rust
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-26-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: PVC Grease gun holder

just thinking about this the other day, my grease gun is currently laying on the floor in front of my toolbox
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-24-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,613
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Black Friday Deals...

They are a pretty good deal for them, and they are made by Wilde...I bought mine from another member here a couple years ago, in a package deal, and love mine:D
I got a 3/8 flex ratchet at sears...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-24-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,733
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: What to do with extra space, your advice please :)

depending on the load it's supporting you could probably do a glue-lam beam and put it inside the roof with the ceiling joists attached with side mounted joist hangers so the beam is flush with the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-15-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Bonney A707 Ratchet

looks pretty similar to this3/8" .It's the first and only one I've found in the wild
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-15-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,635
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: tools to buy to make more money with

How about getting one of the flexible wand/brush set-up and cleaning dryer vents,parts outlay would be about $40 for a set of 2-8 ft long setups, maybe an extension ladder to get up on the roof(ours...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-15-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,874
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Socket Extensions: How Many?

I've bought snap-on extensions for a buck3" 3/8 dr, but most other brands I never pay over 50 cents for unless its a longer-ish one or 3/4" drive
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-14-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,874
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Socket Extensions: How Many?

I think I finally closed the gap on 20 total feet of extensions,mostly in 3/8 drive, but also 1/4, 1/2, and a couple 3/4 drives
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Hank McMauser
anyone have any northern tool promo codes?

looking to place an order with northern tool for a meat grinder,and was wondering if anyone had any promo codes
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-17-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,966
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Favorite ratchet and why

they are probably just fine...remember half of us are old vintage tool junkies and the majority of the rest have been drinking the Snap-on kool-aid:bounce:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-16-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,451
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Going All out on a set of Screwdrivers?

I like the NAPA branded witte screwdrivers the tips seem to be pretty good,and the handles just seem to fit my hand well.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-16-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,966
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Favorite ratchet and why

I like the s-k's both the original round heads and the tuff 1 series, they are fine tooth and smooth,almost like winding a good watch.
The indestro round heads with the tri wing selector are...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-16-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By Hank McMauser
Re: Shocking old metal drill.

yep I just got an old metal milwaukee super hole shooter that the cord was literally 3 pieces of wire,and a bunch of re-inforcing strings was all that was left. I replaced the cord and re-greased the...
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