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 Posted: Sun Dec 25th, 2016 09:57 pm
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Dremel, because life is so much harder without one.
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.....Along with a foot-activated speed control. And a Dremel adjustable chuck to replace the 4 little "chucks" which never seem to be found when you are needing one.
And a set of miniature precision reamers which are very useful for our kind of "precise" work.
Good grief, just buy one of everything Micro Mark sells.

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 Posted: Mon Dec 26th, 2016 03:31 am
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My claw-hammer with the fibre-glass handle, is a MUST HAVE !, here at Mysterious Moose Mountain ! :shocked:


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I have also one of those old and crappy Dremels with the square battery. As soon as the bat died I permanently wired it to a transformer. With the loss of weight and anaemic power soon became a favourite for light detail work.
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The beauty of this part of the hobby is that you don't have to spend a lot to get rolling.

As Herb said: Razor saw, Exacto handle with your choice of blade (#11 is most common, but not the only choice), and a scale ruler... That's it!

Add a new tool as the budget allows. Better yet, add more/new building materials, but keep using the same basic tools.

Your tool and materials inventory can grow as the budget allows. There are plenty of things I've accumulated over the years, but Herbs list covers the 3 tools I use EVERY TIME I DO A PROJECT.

Most of all... Enjoy!


Mark W Sailors



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fishing weights in the 4 oz and up sizes for setting on stuff while it dries i have some molds that i made 1/2 weights from i was a telephone cable splicer and years ago there was a lot of lead sheath cable so i have a supply. also 99 cent store for the green garden plant clips and foam core board
 



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