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Old 08-02-2010, 12:51 AM
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I've taken the liberty of pinching this pic from another thread.

Bassman first mentioned it, pic courtesy of Sprock.

It's a way cool gadget for aligning your rear wheel (for those who didn't see the other thread). Just clamps on the rear sprocket and points straight at the front one when the wheel's straight. Now, where's that scrap steel pile?

Maybe this thread could be stuck?? There's going to be some pretty handy stuff in here by the time everybody chips in their favorites. It'd be useful for newer riders or those who are just starting to get their workshops together. Just a thought guys...
 
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:41 PM
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Found one of these today in a Kinchrome catalogue. Will get one when the local supplier gets them in after selling out of them. These things are handy enough let alone having it built into a torch. $20 well spent for sure.
 
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:23 PM
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Nice one Bordo ........... I had to zoom in on it to see it good .... nearly though it was
a different kind of tool ... have one like it only on the end of a radio antenna
 
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Old 08-04-2010, 10:51 PM
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have one like it only on the end of a radio antenna
essentially the same thing.
I like the bendy ones.....

 
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Old 08-05-2010, 12:33 AM
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Being super cheap, I use a nice strong magnet to magnetise my screwdrivers. Just run the magnet along the length of the screwdriver and it will hold a screw, turning a two handed job into a one handed one

We like hand jobs

For the super cheap like me, good magnets can be found in microwave ovens and many other useless kitchen appliances
 
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Old 08-28-2010, 05:25 AM
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You'd go well over here Hawk. We have an auto parts store chain called Super Cheap Auto....lol.
 
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:12 AM
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I magnetize a lot of my screwdrivers, too. I have a magnetic tool holder above my bench, so it's almost automatic.

 
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:33 PM
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Hot Damn , Trout Laddie , very same as the one I have stuck to the
side of my tool chest , just stuck mine to the side of the toolchest
instead of screwing her to one spot ....... seems the magnet work
in a 360 degree fashion

I know you knew that already



Originally Posted by kilgoretrout View Post
I magnetize a lot of my screwdrivers, too. I have a magnetic tool holder above my bench, so it's almost automatic.

 
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Old 09-08-2010, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Bordo View Post
You'd go well over here Hawk. We have an auto parts store chain called Super Cheap Auto....lol.
Now that's my kinda store Bordo, so long as it lives up to it's name!!
 
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Old 09-08-2010, 11:07 PM
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Just ordered two of these little handy devils from MSSuperStr

 

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