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 Posted: Fri Jan 25th, 2019 12:18 am
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" Lately, I have been finding a Sawzall useful "



Hi Tom  :wave:



What is a 'Sawzall' ?  ???  L:



I have built up a pretty good toolkit over the years.

Engineering & electrical tools, as well as more modelling specific stuff.



I have a kinda engineers/carpenters ... Adjustable-angle thingamebob already ...

... but it is a tad on the largish side, at around the 6" size, for a lot of miniature metal & woodwork.



I stumbled across these on eBay the other day, which look pretty handy for smaller modelling jobs.  L:















Described as a :-


Round Angle Finder
180° Protractor Arm Ruler
Stainless Steel Measure Tool

WOW ! ... THAT came out BIG !  :shocked:


There are quite a few for sale, described as one thing or another.  :P


About £2 of the Queens 'Quids' including P&P ... I might just treat myself to one !  :)


:cool:


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Sawzall:

https://www.homedepot.com/b/Tools-Power-Tools-Saws-Reciprocating-Saws/Cordless/N-5yc1vZc2h7Z1z140i3

Qualifies as WMD (Weapon of Mass Destruction)

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Very handy for those of us that plan after we build...


That Protractorasaurus you found does look handy.


Tom


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Some time ago I posted about my favorite tools here:

http://freerails.com/view_topic.php?id=4858&forum_id=57&page=4

then some other guys added some more.

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Si,

I just realized how small your "Round Angle Finder, 180° Protractor Arm Ruler, Stainless Steel Measure Tool" is.

I may need to get one myself.

I think I also have a pretty good tool selection but I'm not sure as they are all in old tackle boxes,
and it seems like I can never find a tool I need, until I buy another one.

Tom


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pipopak wrote: Some time ago I posted about my favorite tools here:

http://freerails.com/view_topic.php?id=4858&forum_id=57&page=4

then some other guys added some more.

Jose.


Jose,

You must have deeper pockets than I do.
I haven't seen those electrical test clips for years but I could only afford the generic ones, yours are Fluke...

Actually a lot of great ideas in this thread.

Tom


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" Lately, I have been finding a Sawzall useful "


" What is a 'Sawzall' ?  ???  L:  "


" Sawzall: ... Qualifies as WMD (Weapon of Mass Destruction) "



Hi Guys  :wave:



Thanks for the 'Sawzall' info.  :w:



I saw (groan) some demos. checking out which are the most macho 'Sawzalls'.





I'm not sure if the 'Warrior' smoked the 'Diablo' in the end ?  ???

They BOTH looked EQUALLY terrifying to me !  :shocked:


I see what you mean about their WMD status Jose !!  :old dude:

These guys used a 'Sawzall' on this house apparently ... maybe a 'DIABLO' by the looks of it !!  :shocked:





'The Sawzall Guys'  have turned up here, to 'moddify' these dormer windows.  :dt:





All I can say is ... If you see 'The Sawzall Guys' on your roof ...

... PANIC ! 



:w:



Si.



Did you get the 'Warrior' or 'Diablo' Tom ?  ;)




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The Fluke, hot air blower and a couple more things came from an aviation electronic repair shop that I helped to trash out.
I was the one charged with throwing into the dumpster the stuff that nobody wanted, so I loaded my car with stuff.
Deal of a lifetime!.

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From Joses tool box.

I have round, oval, square, flat and triangular needle files, but have never seen any like these before.
Where can these unusual shapes be found ?

Cheers Rob.


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IIRC (have been with me for more than a few weeks) I got them at Harbor Freight.

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