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Forum: General Tool Discussion Today, 12:13 AM
Replies: 57
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Forum: General Tool Discussion Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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Views: 1,421
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Cripe Distributing - Warehouse Photos

Thanks for the pictures and info!

Still no complaints from me about Cripe and their great staff. I currently have a shopping cart full of more tools I'll be pulling the trigger on soon. No...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-02-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 4,468,128
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

That was the goal.:thumbup:
With all the SK sockets now, I felt a little guilty buying the Snap-On ratchet...:lol:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-01-2015, 10:43 PM
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Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

The 3/8" big brother to my 1/4" SK set arrived on Friday, as well as a 1/4" Dual 80 flex head, but I forgot my camera at work....
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-30-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Lubrication for a DIY'er ratchets

The best part is you can always clean them back out and try another lubricant if you don't like the results. After you have a ratchet apart a couple of times, it becomes second nature to put them...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-30-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Lubrication for a DIY'er ratchets

I haven't used the Permatex Dielectric, but have used the CRC varient, and it's honestly not far off from Superlube. Out of what your have, that might be your best bet. I put a good amount into the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-30-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Cheap little soldering iron

Bought this kit about a month ago. Works fantastic, and can't beat the price.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Weller-SP40LK-40-Watt-Soldering-Iron-Kit-/391179872777?hash=item5b14232a09
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-30-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Lubrication for a DIY'er ratchets

I was using Engine Assembly Lube (RLL on here) for my ratchets, but recently became a Superlube convert for pearhead ratchets (Williams 36 tooth, Snap-On Dual 80s, and 72 tooth Kobalt). I still use...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-29-2015, 10:06 PM
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Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Let's see your toolbox.

All too true.:thumbup:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-28-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,774
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-28-2015, 10:10 AM
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Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

I learned that after already dipping my toes in the water. I was annoyed that most of the 1/4" deep sets I could find through them were very limited on the sizes covered. After I figured the math,...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: SK Sockets

That isn't shit compared to my Pre-Ideal hex bit socket.
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i44/ihateminimumwage/Tool%20Stuff/Picture%201310_zpsdci7ptg2.jpg
I'll warranty it someday, but still...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 4,468,128
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

Excellent to hear. I'll put an order in soon.:thumbup:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Free pocket screwdriver from HJR - what's this thingy for?

Yup, they really like to jump out of your breast pocket and leave with whatever you're working under.:willy_nil
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: SK vs. Gearwrench Flex-Head Ratchets

I used Gearwrench flex heads exclusively when I was working on trucks. They are excellent quality, and stand up to all the abuse I could throw at them without skipping a tooth.

I've more recently...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 4,468,128
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

Well, all my good tools live at work, and I got tired of pulling my old Craftsman set in and out of my truck every time I needed to use it at home, so after picking up the incredibly nice set of 3/8"...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 4,468,128
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show your new tool arrivals

Update on how you like them when you get some use in. Just added a set to my Amazon wishlist.:lol:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: SK vs. Gearwrench Flex-Head Ratchets

:beer:
Gearwrench numbers:
81015: 1/4" Drive Locking Flex Head, Full Polish 7"
81016: 1/4" Drive Locking Flex Head, Cushion Grip 8-1/4"
81266: 3/8" Drive, Locking Flex Head, Full Polish 11-1/2"...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-27-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 59,900
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Truck Tool Equivalents Thread 2.0 - Expanded with Part Numbers

Added the Gearwrench Locking Flex Head Ratchets to the Matco listing, and crossed off the Husky (and associated Gearwrench) Torque Wrenches since they've swapped them out for a totally different...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-25-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Carbide burr set - neiko and astro?

Astro set has given me no problems for the last couple of years. Bits are still sharp and work great. I can absolutely recommend them.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: 36mm low profile oil filter socket

I think that's about 10mm shallower in height than the Lisle.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-22-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: 36mm low profile oil filter socket

Lisle 14500
http://www.lislecorp.com/divisions/products/?product=36

If you don't have somewhere local to get one, they're all over the internet.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Degreaser

That is the one problem with it. Have had some older paint get streaks.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Predator generator 4000/3200

Onan, Champion, Generac, and a slew of others have put out the same portable Chinese units with different paint and stickers. They aren't terrible units if people don't leave rotten fuel in them...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Degreaser

Purple power all the way.:bowdown:

Use it all day at work cleaning generators that have been leaking oil for 10+ years. Soak in PP, light scrub with a brush, and hose (or sometimes pressure wash)...
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