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Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-09-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 8,071
Posted By aussiek2000
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-11-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: What are you paying for electric?

$0.099kwh. I was locked in at 0.05 when they were introducing natural gas plants in the area.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-13-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,826
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Air Ratchets, how useful?

anywhere its too tight to get my impact in. Used my 1/4 and 3/8 today while putting an alternator on.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Spring loaded locking hose clamp pliers

i just use my knipex cobras or long needle nose pliers.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: SO 3/8 MG325 sticky torue knob?

I don't think I can twist my knob very easily but it flips from forward to reverse pretty easy. I just leave it and my MG725 on full power and use the trigger to limit torque
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-25-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By aussiek2000
Lightweight floor jack

I am in need of a small, lightweight floor jack to use at the race track and when working on my car away from home. Handle needs to collapse small enough to fit into my trunk. Needs to be able to fit...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 08-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: A simple little tough job

The work looks phenomenological, Kevin. And I doubt black fingers will be an issue given how dirty it can be loading and operating a bolt gun.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Auto drain for air compressor

Our compressor has something similar to the HF piece, but it was made by the compressor MFR. It runs dozens of times daily and I've never seen anyone drain the tank nor us have any water issues.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-17-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: jh williams compared to Blue-point, and other imports?

I bought a set of williams 3/8" impact sockets 2-3 years ago. The square drive is now beat out of all the common one and they wont stay on my impact without falling off.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,465
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: China wrench fail

I find it funny that the OP is dead set on saving money by using Chinese tools. But has the most overpriced tractor that money can buy, a John Deere.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-17-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 26,813
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: 1/2" Impact Comparison: IR VS. Aircat

I don't know about aircat or IR. But we have 8 SO MG725's in the shop. Power output is phenomenal and quality is second to none. 2-3 guys had IRs and traded them for the snap ons after using them a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-09-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,029
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Cordless Impact Driver. Do you use ear protection?

My m12 is nothing compared to my MG725. But I only wear ear protection when using air hammer for extended period of time.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 02-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,272
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Back Feeding With A Generator

Umm, don't grab the buss bars.

But you should install a transfer switch setup for generator to stay legal and safe.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 02-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,272
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Back Feeding With A Generator

Remove the main breaker so there is no path for electricity to leave the house

Disclaimer: back feeding is illegal in many (if not all) states
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-28-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,051
Posted By aussiek2000
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-20-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,387
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Essential power tools for an auto tech

Only electric tools I have are a M18 Milwaukee 1/2" drill, and a M12 1/4" impact. All other power tools I use are air, 3/8 impact, 1/2 impact, air ratchets, die grinder, cut off wheel, 3/8 drill, air...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-26-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Huge Pictures!!!

^^^what resolution is your screen? Those pictures don't even cover 2/3 of my 1080 monitors.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-11-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,769
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Oil Filter Sockets

I wish people would torque the aluminum filter cap on 3.6 GM engines. I get tired of having to use my impact or air hammer to get them off.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,769
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Oil Filter Sockets

I use the sunex set on a daily basis. The 24mm has held up to my impact multiple times.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-10-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,852
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: How many of you roll your tool boxes around?

I just move my exteme to clean and whatnot. No flex in the handle and it pushes smooth as silk.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-04-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Best way to handle payment when selling in forum

I always use paypal and ship large/heavy things with fedex
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-26-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,877
Posted By aussiek2000
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-29-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,778
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: What is your go-to ratchet?

My Snap On FL80 is by far my most used ratchet.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-20-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: Which ball joint press should I buy for a Ford F150?

Depends on how many you plan on doing. More than a 2-3 cars and the SO would pay for itself. Not to mention you can hammer on it all day with your 1/2" impact and not have to worry about it snapping....
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-20-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,721
Posted By aussiek2000
Re: tool trucks geared towards auto mechanics???

I don't own a high end box but i try to take care of the one i do have. Most tool box is the only one most customers see. You can see another guys' c-man in the background but its blocked by the...
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