What new tools have you got lately?

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The most boring tool purchase ever. At least I was good and left Harbor Freight with exactly the one item I was going for....lol

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But will save a ton of BS if and when you need it.
 

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got this round disc cutter today. It's for making round disc out of Sheetmetal so you can weld in little holes in the firewall, or where ever.
 

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This one. It would be nice to have a smaller version to fit in tight spots.

I do like the fact that Amazon also has additional spindles in various sizes if you need others, or loan it out and the snap you 10-24 off.

I have one of these and LOVE it! It's hard to get past the urge to "close" the handles all the way when setting a nutsert though. lol I've use it mounting a few things in the bed of my Blazer, so much better than having to get my wife or kids to help hold nuts on the one side while I tighten from the other.
 

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One of the most useful tools we have bought just for the square body. Makes working on a lifted truck much easier to reach everything under the hood.
I got something similar from Home Depot except it’s 4’ wide.
 

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I got something similar from Home Depot except it’s 4’ wide.
Those are nice, my client with the rock crawler Jeep that I work on has one of those and I comes in real handy. It folds up too.
 

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I've been wanting to be able to accurately sharpen my mower blades for a long time and finally bought myself a couple of things that allow me to do that. I got an All American 5005 blade jig and an Oregon balancer with an adapter set. The 5005 holds the blade and you attach your disc grinder at the desired angle (15-45 degrees). The arm of the 5005 only allows grinder movement along the set angle so it's pretty hard to get it wrong. I have high-lift mulching blades with multiple angles on both the riding mower and walk-behind so sharpening those freehand has always been a crapshoot for accuracy. To make the tool more multi-use I made a jig that allows me to mount up and sharpen my small chipper blades as well.

The Oregon balancer takes the nail-in-the-wall idea to the next level. You put the blade on the balancer (with the correct adapter if your blade has something other than a simple round center hole) and the heavier side rotates to the bottom indicating more material needs to be removed from that side. Allows for dead-on balance which makes for long mower bearing and spindle life.
 

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Picked up some glass bead for part blasting at HF today along with some rope and a metal detector since my old one bit the dust. Had more fun staggering thru the store! Good thing I had a cart.
 

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I picked up a couple of the HF purple paint guns today. I painted my stock trailer with their electric hvlp gun and was pleased with the results but not with the cleanup of it so I thought I would try out the air version this round.
 

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I have to replace the diff fluid in my Jeep's rear axle, and don't feel like tearing the cover off and reinstalling, so I picked up this tool to suck the gear oil out and install new gear oil.

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Finally got a lift, wish I had more ceiling height, but plan to transfer to another shop with higher ceilings. Wildfire XLT 9000. Well made, great locks.
 

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I picked up a couple of the HF purple paint guns today. I painted my stock trailer with their electric hvlp gun and was pleased with the results but not with the cleanup of it so I thought I would try out the air version this round.
Bet you are suprised with them. Been using them for years. "Real" painters tend to cuss them, but they spray paint evenly and personally I dont know what else a paint gun can do. Yes, easy cheap clean up, and with a little care they last a long time.
 

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