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I ended up buying a Milwaukee 7”/9” grinder, came with both guards, I had a need to run a 9” blade to cut the flashing holding a metal garage building, had to cut under the bottom rail so I needed to reach past that 2-1/4” to cut the flashing. Once in awhile I’ve needed a bigger grinder so now I have one. It’s a beast to run though.
 


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Love that cooler, I could use one in my trucks, if only to keep my Coleman water cooler from leaking all over my seats.
 

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Love that cooler, I could use one in my trucks, if only to keep my Coleman water cooler from leaking all over my seats.
I'm more than happy with it so far. FedEx delivered the thing upside down so I havnt plugged it in yet but I'm gonna give er a test when I get home from work today. They claim it'll get cold enough to freeze stuff, well see!
 

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I bought this:

Klutch 10-Ton Hydraulic Cable Crimper Item# 73168


I used it to repair the battery cables while in the truck for a 2001 F-150 to get rid of sporadic battery draining. Also, I used the 70mm dies to crimp 1/4" steel choker cables for skidding trees, even though it is not meant for it, the cables have held up fine squishing the ferrules with the tool.
 

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I normally keep a cooler with ice in the back of my truck through the summer, I looked at getting one of those electric 12v refrigerator/ cooler things. Problem is you can't just keep them out in the open like a cooler.

Would be awesome to carry around if I drove a small SUV. Just have to figure out how to keep the battery from draining overnight.
 

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I normally keep a cooler with ice in the back of my truck through the summer, I looked at getting one of those electric 12v refrigerator/ cooler things. Problem is you can't just keep them out in the open like a cooler.

Would be awesome to carry around if I drove a small SUV. Just have to figure out how to keep the battery from draining overnight.
They are a little more delicate than a regular cooler for sure, I couldn't pass up the deal though.

This one only draws 50 watts, so it's relatively easy to feed. I was surprised it was so low.
 

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My latest purchase, been wanting one for a while but $200 is a lot to spend on a tool I will not use very often. Found a lightly used one for $120 with battery & charger.

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Ooooh yeah I'm sure Osha loves those lol.
I’m sure they will like it a lot better than me putting 7” blades on my 4.5” grinder…

In my defense, aside from the inherent danger of running a 7” blade on a 4.5” grinder which will now be resolved by having a 7”/9“ grinder (not pictured is the 7” guard and blade, my need for a 9” was to be able to slide past 2.25” of material to cut some sheet metal. Kickback is only going to happen if I badly screw up in that situation
 

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This seems like a good place for this…


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I splurged recently and bought this...

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I needed it to get this...

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I could get my ratchet on the last stupid bolt that sits down inside the end of the bumper.
 

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I bought a mickey mouse hose kit to blow freon with dye into my truck's a/c system. that's how I found out that my 3 year old, 5000 mile compressor was leaking out the front seal. I replaced the compressor and will get it evacuated and recharged tomorrow. I miss having access to dealer tools like a charging station.
 

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