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Old 10-09-2008, 10:16 AM   #1
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I Got a Few Tools that I use, but I need an opinon. I have A pair 9's, Wire Strippers, Interchanable Screwdriver, A kobolt utility knife, A Straight utility knife, A pair Of needle nose Pliars, Tape messure.

I dont Know if it would be easier if I had a Philips and a flat head screw driver, or I should have an interchanable.

My birthday is comeing up soon, and I would Like to buy Some tools, anything I should Add in or take out?


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Old 10-09-2008, 11:52 AM   #2
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Channel locks, SAE & metric hex key sets, drywall saw, torpedo level.
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Old 10-09-2008, 12:39 PM   #3
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I Got a Few Tools that I use, but I need an opinon. I have A pair 9's, Wire Strippers, Interchanable Screwdriver, A kobolt utility knife, A Straight utility knife, A pair Of needle nose Pliars, Tape messure.

I dont Know if it would be easier if I had a Philips and a flat head screw driver, or I should have an interchanable.

My birthday is comeing up soon, and I would Like to buy Some tools, anything I should Add in or take out?


thanks.
Cody
Even though having a 10 in 1 or an 11 in 1 is great you should still carry a full set of regular style screw drivers you never know sometimes the 10 in 1 doesn't have the right size shank and things of that nature.
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Get, and I mean get one of those levels with the strong earth magnets. Checkpoint is the brand name . Greenlee makes one though it's smaller and so do klien, I can't tell you how good they are but you can't go wrong with the checkpoint. It's a must.
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In my pouch I carry a flat and a 10in1. I use the 10in1 for my phillips primarily. I do also carry a phillips in the truck. Make sure to get a beater screwdriver too. Or else whichever one you have will quickly become one.
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Make sure you get a 45 degree tek screw bit for your screw gun.
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I dont Know if it would be easier if I had a Philips and a flat head screw driver, or I should have an interchanable.
I prefer haveing the 2, couldn't get used to changing tips.
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Kessler are you talking about the one made by Milwaukee?
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It's next to the wire stretcher! I send all new guys in search of 45 degree tek screws, because they know about the wire stretcher gag already. When I did a lot of residential I would send greenies out for 45 degree spikes as well.
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It's next to the wire stretcher! I send all new guys in search of 45 degree tek screws, because they know about the wire stretcher gag already. When I did a lot of residential I would send greenies out for 45 degree spikes as well.
In that case you should also look into getting a flex bender.

Kessler I thought you where talking about this http://www.milwaukeetool.com/webapp/..._192328_192327
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In that case you should also look into getting a flex bender.

Kessler I thought you where talking about this http://www.milwaukeetool.com/webapp/..._192328_192327
No, but that would be handy. I have the bosch 10.2 volt that pivots but you still need about 4 inches clearance to use it
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It's next to the wire stretcher! I send all new guys in search of 45 degree tek screws, because they know about the wire stretcher gag already. When I did a lot of residential I would send greenies out for 45 degree spikes as well.

Actually DeWalt makes a swivel type 1/4", 5/16", and 3/8" nut runner that go to @40 degrees, very handy for driving tight to a wall or obstruction. They work much smoother than a socket type swivel.
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