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What's YOUR favorite tool?

Postby phil » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:07 pm

Mine is a Stanley tool:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tz7bG_PcIc4[/youtube]

(For all those jerkoffs with generators and loud loudspeakers.)
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Postby CapSmashy » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:17 pm

Sledge hammer.
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Postby lucky.bastard » Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:14 pm

DVD BURNER


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Postby Savannah » Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:29 pm

Still the Fulton Corporation TW30WB 30-Inch Wrecker Pry Bar. It saves minutes per stake, pulling pounded-flat Coleman 10" tent stakes from the playa like a knife through butter.

Fittingly, the wrecking bar will cut you, so be careful. :lol:
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Postby TomServo » Sat Feb 26, 2011 4:44 pm

anything worth doing is worth overdoing..
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Postby ibdave » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:52 pm

My Letterman super-tool 200... I break it, they fix it for free... 4 times now.. With that kind of service I'm not afraid of doing the extreme to it.

and I second the DVDBurner reference earlier :shock: :shock: :roll:
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Postby ibdave » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:57 pm

oh, is the Honda eu2000i generator a tool?? I run mine hard and long and service it regularly with synthetic oil 8) 8) 8)
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Postby phil » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:23 pm

ibdave wrote:oh, is the Honda eu2000i generator a tool?? I run mine hard and long and service it regularly with synthetic oil 8) 8) 8)


I'll pit my Stanley tool against your Honda tool. :->
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Postby phil » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:24 pm

> pulling pounded-flat Coleman 10" tent stakes

Have you tried it on rebar? I've looked at photos of those, and I don't see how to get a grip on rebar with 'em.
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Postby TomServo » Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:39 pm

phil wrote:> pulling pounded-flat Coleman 10" tent stakes

Have you tried it on rebar? I've looked at photos of those, and I don't see how to get a grip on rebar with 'em.


Id just use locking jaw pliers to twist the rebar out...but, the pry bar looks like it has a forked claw on the pulling end....and rebar is ribbed for our pleasure.
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Postby Packoderm » Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:28 pm

bottle opener
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Postby motskyroonmatick » Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:54 pm

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Postby Savannah » Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:46 pm

Have you tried it on rebar? I've looked at photos of those, and I don't see how to get a grip on rebar with 'em.


Nah, I wouldn't try it with rebar unless it were candy-caned so I could get a grip on it, and I was wearing good gloves, being careful . . .

The only rebar I use I do not pound flat, like I do my stakes. The rebar for my kickass shade structure are 18 inch (?) or slightly longer pieces pounded just over halfway into the ground and topped with tennis balls. They're not so bad to get out.
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Postby socks » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:27 pm

A open mind
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Postby Sic Pup » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:58 am

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Postby Bob » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:57 am

Hippie traps.
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Postby Elorrum » Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:41 am

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Postby shroom » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:17 am

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duct tape
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Postby Bob » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:23 am

Shit hooks.
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Postby Elderberry » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:24 am

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Postby unjonharley » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:43 am

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You only need two tools..

WD40 & duct tape..

If you want it to move and it don't, Use WD40

If it moves and you don't want it to,Duct tape
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Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:12 am

unjonharley wrote:.
You only need two tools..

WD40 & duct tape..

If you want it to move and it don't, Use WD40

If it moves and you don't want it to,Duct tape


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Postby Trishntek » Sun Feb 27, 2011 11:19 am

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So many options,,,, so many sensations,,,, my Violet Wand has to be my favorite.
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Postby ¡Niers! » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:10 pm

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Hands down....my favorite tool.
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Postby graidawg » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:45 pm

Trishntek wrote:Image

So many options,,,, so many sensations,,,, my Violet Wand has to be my favorite.



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Postby Trishntek » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:45 pm

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The more common attachment seen used with a violet wand. My selection is revered even by renowned collectors.

It can tingle, it can burn,,,, it can massage, it can tickle. It can cauterize and it can brand. I can treat those playa dust-filled sinuses and stimulate your scalp! Got a wart? I can burn that little fucker off too! Historically considered "quack medicine", it does have a variety of redeeming qualities with the appropriate attachments.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:03 pm

Definately my favorite tool on Playa.
Those who know me know why.

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Postby Dr. Pyro » Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:45 pm

Jeese Dick, I would have thought it was The Clapper.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:15 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:Jeese Dick, I would have thought it was The Clapper.


I think he usually just gets that, there.
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Postby teardropper » Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:32 am

Well, besides my vice grips for the twist/pull method of removing my 18" rebar stakes (these have a 90Ëš heat bent 1 1/4" angle on them that I drive flush with the ground, eliminating a protective covering), this Leatherman Wave is just one handy piece for carrying on your belt. Does just about everything. Very sturdy, except for trying to twist in the pliers. You can snap it.


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But I carry in the motorhome a complete set of near everything. More than I need, but I am very popular in camp. Still the Wave is always there, and I don't have to go get a specific tool every time. I am quite lazy, and hate that walk...
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