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Show your favorite tool to work with.
Mine is Matco 3/8 air impact
 


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air compressor and Big F**Kn Hammer:D
 

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Well.... it's not that big but it's sure fun to use. Sorry, can't post pics, this is a family rated forum. :thefinger:
 

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Before I totally derail the thread I will show what tool I like using the best;



With the right hammer you can do almost anything, from destruction to construction, from building houses to brain surgery. They're amazing! My most used one I don't have a pic of, but it's a craftsman 16 oz claw hammer that I use for everything from framing to finishing.

Richard
 

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Movie quote, Uncommon Valor:
Most human problems can be solved by an appropriate charge of high explosives.

F* the hammers :)

Volt/Ohm meter
vise grips
 

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Wait till you see my favoritist hammer....A 10 lb sledge head on a 18" wooden handle. One smack and things come apart! While an appropriately sized charge of explosives will take something apart too, and makes a satisfying BANG! I still like the hands on approach. :popcorn:
 

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Battery powered impacts. They are the best modern tool to be invented.
 

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A specific orange handled screwdriver, I'll post a picture when I can. I opened up my door to figure out why my window wasn't rolling down shortly after I bought the truck, I found the regulator in three different pieces, I also found a bottle of cologne, a house for sale by owner sign, and this orange handled screwdriver which I have since nicknamed my "seventeen hundred dollar(the amount I paid for the truck) screwdriver" since at the time it was worth more than the truck. I use it for every job I've done mostly as a prying tool since I've hit it with a sledge several times and it has proved surprisingly strong.
 

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My credo
Shit Happens...Then You Die.
Aircat 1/2" impact wrench.
 

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Torch. If I get mad enough I can just set the car on fire.
 

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It's the front seal remover included in the 2.8 tool kit. It has conical threads that bite into the seal as you screw it in, then a threaded center that works against the crank to pull the seal.

The corresponding seal installer (OTC 303-093) is awesome as well. I wish I hadn't use a Ford seal, so it would leak again and I could have another opportunity to use these tools ;-)
 

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I like a torch, too. But MAPP gas, not oxy-acy. With a MAPP torch you can loosen any stubborn fastener and not risk damage to treated parts. Much, much hotter than propane. With a kit, you can use the red oxygen bottles with it and make the extra heat. But you don't need it.

I'm also a hammer fan. My brother came from the city to the woods about 20 years ago to visit. I was splitting wood, which I heated with back then, and he took my sledge and swung it at a wedge and hit the handle, breaking it. It became an 8# hammer with an 8" handle. I have used it ever since for close-in dirty work. Heat it with MAPP and smack it with the 8# fist.
 

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I like a torch, too. But MAPP gas, not oxy-acy. With a MAPP torch you can loosen any stubborn fastener and not risk damage to treated parts. Much, much hotter than propane. With a kit, you can use the red oxygen bottles with it and make the extra heat. But you don't need it.

I'm also a hammer fan. My brother came from the city to the woods about 20 years ago to visit. I was splitting wood, which I heated with back then, and he took my sledge and swung it at a wedge and hit the handle, breaking it. It became an 8# hammer with an 8" handle. I have used it ever since for close-in dirty work. Heat it with MAPP and smack it with the 8# fist.
Not hammer, persuader.
 


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