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Old 05-18-2009, 07:01 PM   #1
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I need a new bag and I was wondering what you guys are using. Like I said in another thread, I like the Veto Pro Pac but can't justify spending $200 on a tool bag. If you guys could show pictures or give links to a website, I would appreciate it.

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I like the Veto Pro Pac but can't justify spending $200 on a tool bag.
Like anything worth getting, you get what you pay for. If the Veto Pro Pac is what you like and suits your needs then spend the money.

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Old 05-18-2009, 07:27 PM   #3
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Well no sarcasm or irony in my answer , But i like the old 5 Gallon Drywall Mud Bucket myself i have a few one for each task or job we do . and i put the tool liners in side . Take care
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I wear my bags, but about a year ago I setup a hand-carry bag for the odd times where that seems most beneficial. I consider myself something of a tool officianado, and I considered the Veto products. What I settled on was the Stanlay FatMax tool bag. They have like 50 models, and I've searched and searched online and I can't find the one I got. I'll post a picture one day. It's basically a Veto knockoff, for about 1/4th the price.
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i know there's a whole other thread for this kind of things but since i like my new bag so much...i thought i'd post these.
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What do you use the speed square for? You frame the walls up as you wire them?
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i get that a lot. Dude it was way too useful a tool when i was carpenter and it still comes in handy when i need to cut wiremold with a porta-ban which i have been doing a **** load of recently, and for laying out all kinds of other stuff. i believe in squareness.
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i get that a lot. Dude it was way too useful a tool when i was carpenter and it still comes in handy when i need to cut wiremold with a porta-ban which i have been doing a **** load of recently, and for laying out all kinds of other stuff. i believe in squareness.
I carry one in my bag also and get it too. I am too used to squaring all my cuts from my framing days to not square off when i cut uni-strut and festooning and such.
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This is by far the best tool bag IMO.

There are others like it, but this is the best one to get because it has the most pockets.

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i know there's a whole other thread for this kind of things but since i like my new bag so much...i thought i'd post these.[IMG]http://c4.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/67/l_77b72a1580ad4c7e864867c755a2483f.jpg[/MG][IMG]http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/89/l_812073db9b2d40a2a9d03b898b5ac324.jpg[/MG]
Jeeze! 3 levels, two hammers, two squares!

I keep the tools that I usually use in the bag in the post I made above. All the other tools I keep in a locked toolbox in the gangbox or in my truck. I couldn't imagine carrying around a lump hammer all the time!
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i have that klein 12 pocket bucket that i got from home depot. i also have the 41 pocket lineman bucket from klein with the hook and rope handle

the 41 pocket is good but the pockets inside are pretty small and just will fit screwdrivers

theres so many different ways of carrying tools i like to keep mine organized but some people just throw them inside of a tool box and call it a day

i like to use canvas bags to hold different tools to store inside of my big canvas bag
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i have that klein 12 pocket bucket that i got from home depot.
The one I pictures is the 17 pocket model, the extra pockets come in handy in organizing screwdrivers and such.
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What do you use the speed square for? You frame the walls up as you wire them?
I used to always use a framing square to lay out panel cans and J-boxs.
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I used to always use a framing square to lay out panel cans and J-boxs.
oooh... if you do that, you'll LOVE the Marksman. Watch the video in the link:

http://www.maxis-tools.com/product/marksman/
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oooh... if you do that, you'll LOVE the Marksman. Watch the video in the link:

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Going to get one of those for sure. Thanks Marc
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I do all of my work with linesmans, a screwdriver and a razor knife, so a bag is unnecessary. I borrow the rest.
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This is by far the best tool bag IMO.

There are others like it, but this is the best one to get because it has the most pockets.

I like this one also.
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This is by far the best tool bag IMO.

There are others like it, but this is the best one to get because it has the most pockets.


I have one and think it's a nice bag for small jobs but it really doesn't have many pockets compared to many Klein bucket bags.

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