What new tools have you got lately?

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I forsee a few hats that have good LEDs built into the bib. Tired of the headlamp falling off my hat when under the truck.
 

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I forsee a few hats that have good LEDs built into the bib. Tired of the headlamp falling off my hat when under the truck.

These things are awesome:


I'm on my second one and I simply love it. It's extremely handy, but comfortable too. I'd still be using the first one, but I used it to swat at a bee and I broke the little battery compartment.
 

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I forsee a few hats that have good LEDs built into the bib. Tired of the headlamp falling off my hat when under the truck.
I have something similar to this, different brand, velcro adjustment for your head holds a flashlight over whichever ear you want more secure than a cap imho.
 

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Not a new tool, but a fixed up, new to me tool. I bought this grinder at a flea market awhile back 10 bucks. I was HF, and got a pedestal. I plugged it in just to see if it worked, and it spun up. Cleaned it up replaced the cord, and switch. Took the base off, sand blasted it, and powder coated it. Put it all back together.
 

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I got my order from Eastwood today. 37 deg brake line tool. Welding helmet. TIG grinder
 

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Not a new tool, but a fixed up, new to me tool. I bought this grinder at a flea market awhile back 10 bucks. I was HF, and got a pedestal. I plugged it in just to see if it worked, and it spun up. Cleaned it up replaced the cord, and switch. Took the base off, sand blasted it, and powder coated it. Put it all back together.
I picked up basically the same machine a couple years ago. The bases are a little different, maybe different model or ones older. You paid wayyy less than me though lol nice score. Mines an E7, 7 inch 5/8 arbor, 1/2 hp it's been a good unit! I do have a bearing making a little noise. I need to finish my stand properly as well lol

I just put a new wire wheel on mine a couple weeks ago. Getting the rest of my money out of the grinding stone, I do have one of those as well.
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Was at the Home Depot near my house Sunday and walked by this set, couldn't pass it up. Had bought a 7.5" saw the day before for $139 at the Home Depot near my parent's house, so that'll be going back lol. The saw is small but does what I needed anyway. I'll use that return money to step up to a bigger, corded saw for bigger projects or maybe even a table saw. But $159 for 4 tools, 2 batteries and a charger was a no brainer.

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That piece of plexiglass could’ve saved me a time or three. I always think of pinching a watermelon seed when I use my press.

One of the scariest things in this world is a "POP" from a press under load. :eek: :Big Laugh:
 

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That piece of plexiglass could’ve saved me a time or three. I always think of pinching a watermelon seed when I use my press.

One of the scariest things in this world is a "POP" from a press under load. :eek: :Big Laugh:
Pop was helping me replace the center bearing on Mean Green. I wasn't there at the shop with him when this happened, and he said it not a comfortable experience. He was pressing the bearing off the driveshaft and he said it took 20 tons before that thing let loose. To think I was going to try it on the side of the road with my little ball peen hammer...lol...I'd still be there...lol...
 

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One of the scariest things in this world is a "POP" from a press under load. :eek: :Big Laugh:
Have you ever watched the hydraulic press channel on youtube? I think he is Polish, or maybe Russian, but the stuff he does is insane.
 

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Alien Voltage Detection kit and number cruncher...
The AM-570 was 70% off in the warehouse dealz.
Bought new leads 2 years ago and they did not fit my old cheapo meter, so they have been sitting...
The Amrobe delivered without the test leads, Everything else was there, and the meter was brand new in the package, just missing leads... Everything works out eventually...

The gonkulator came with the book...
Now able to graph my results, until I can afford a Oscilloscope... and tires and a new radiator and... gas... and food...
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Try not buying anything for 18 months...
Elon told the world to stop spending money yesterday...
Think I'll try to follow his advice...
 
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