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Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-28-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By r6_cannibal
Question Starting to plan a new build, lots of questions.

So many questions! :willy_nil

I'm finally going to do it. I bought a place about 2 years ago and getting my finances in order after having another kid. Time to start planning the garage but I...
Forum: Product and Vendor Reviews 05-26-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 102,199
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Toptul Reviews

Wren hand tools was the distributor before, but I think they've since dropped off as a reseller. Could try to contact them, I think Mike was the point of contact before. Don't know of anyone else...
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-25-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,486
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Kobalt 75-pc PTA set $5

I checked all the orange county stores online and they all list the $15 price. I assume he was in orange county at the time at least.
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-24-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Inland Pro 6 Piece Precision Pliers Set - $7

These look like the harbor freight "precision" pliers.

Given the price point i'd be willing to bet they're the same ones
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-23-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Channellock 9" Lineman $13.73 @ Lowes

I tend to reach for them when working with romex or other wiring tasks. I'm not an electrician so i'm not sure if this is where they shine.
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-23-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: 100' tape measure, 3:1 geared $2.25 Lowes. YMMV

300ft tape would suck to wind, makes me wonder if the people who use them ever chuck the handle in a cordless drill.
only time i'd be ok winding 300 feet of line is if there's a fish at the end of...
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-23-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By r6_cannibal
100' tape measure, 3:1 geared $2.25 Lowes. YMMV

Saw this on sale while i was swapping out a propane tank.
Just so happens i need a 100' tape measure too!

Area code for my lowes is 92027 in Escondido, in case anyone needs to have their store...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-18-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,761
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: What do you think of this beer opener?

This style is the one i see more often...
definitely makes cool gifts

http://images1.vat19.com/covers/large/railroad-spike-bottle-opener.jpg
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-14-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,553
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: stanly 36" wrecking bar, 2.99 at lowes. ymmv

My stores seem to be hit or miss... And when they are marked down there's usually an empty wall hanger. can't get lucky all the time I guess, but I'm happy to get what i can
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-14-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,553
Posted By r6_cannibal
stanly 36" wrecking bar, 2.99 at lowes. ymmv

Found this today while I was looking for the file deal and thought i would pass it along.
3 stores I went to all had the same price.
...
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-12-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,999
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: ToolGuyD Freebie Lead

I'm the same way, i have an email account for things online and one for actual communication with friends and family.
Now if i could just get my friends to stop sending me Candy Crush invites my...
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-12-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,999
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: ToolGuyD Freebie Lead

Just got a shipping confirmation, signed up yesterday for the magnetizer.
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-11-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 97,920
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Kobalt 3/8 Flex head ratchet

I needed the larger of the sparkplug sockets, spent a few extra bucks and got this kit. awesome deal, thanks!
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-10-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,718
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Sears - Dewalt new wrenches

I wasn't expecting such a quick reply :beer:

that sounds perfect since I feel the raised panels are just a bit too short.

Thanks toolstools, looks like I'll be picking up a set on my way home.
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 07-10-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,718
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Sears - Dewalt new wrenches

From the picture these look like they're longer than the raised panel wrenches.

I'm in the market for a set of long metric wrenches, these look like they would fit the bill rather well. I might...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-10-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,983
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: I wish people didn't refer to my workshop as a "Man Cave"

Man Caves are generally too clean to do any real work. I greatly disliked the term "Man Cave" even before the media got hold of it.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-07-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,902
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Utility knive's

This is my preferred utility knife.
http://www.amazon.com/Milwaukee-48-22-1901-Fastback-Utility-Knife/dp/B003I85GT6/ref=zg_bs_553240_11

If 20 bucks is too steep and you don't need the gut hook,...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-03-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 194,872
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Tips & Tricks

I just had breakfast, but i wouldn't stand too close :lol_hitti
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 194,872
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Tips & Tricks

Another tip is finding one of the UPS or FedEx processing centers in your area. they have to change out the conveyor belts every so often and usually have no problem giving you a strip if you ask...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-30-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 194,872
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Tips & Tricks

I've fired off two rounds real quick, and use the spent casings as ear plugs. i'm sure there's a cancer warning somewhere on the ammo box, so keep that in mind before doing this all the time as...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-27-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,458
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: 32x24 garage: prefab vs diy stick built or kit

Finishing the walls would definitely be part of the plan further down the line.
i am leaning more toward stick built the more i read into it. i'll need to check code and get some quotes for the...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-25-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,458
Posted By r6_cannibal
32x24 garage: prefab vs diy stick built or kit

Finally bought my first house. it's just shy of 1/2 an acre in southern california.
The garage was converted to living space, which means i get to build a garage to my needs and dimensions. :drool:...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-25-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Building a home on an empty lot?

Thanks Bob,

I'm definitely after a zero-net house if the budget allows. The insulated concrete form is something i hadn't seen before and will be looking into as well.
I have a lot of thoughts...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-25-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By r6_cannibal
Building a home on an empty lot?

I am not sure if this is the right sub-forum, i was searching around and couldn't find anything on the topic.

I'm looking to entertain the idea of building a house on a 1/3 acre lot in Southern...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-07-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22,617
Views: 7,115,728
Posted By r6_cannibal
Re: Tools from the old world

These were my grandfather's. I use them a lot but never thought to add them to this thread until today. Reminds me of him every time I pick them up :)
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