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Old 03-30-2007, 10:50 PM   #41
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what is a Greenlee Dtapkit?
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Old 03-31-2007, 12:02 AM   #42
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what is a Greenlee Dtapkit?

It is a drill bit with the tap built together. I just got one last week and used it for the first time. Makes you wonder why it took so long to get invented!

http://www.greenlee.com/archive/MA-4426.pdf
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It is a drill bit with the tap built together. I just got one last week and used it for the first time. Makes you wonder why it took so long to get invented!

http://www.greenlee.com/archive/MA-4426.pdf
That looks like it'd work pretty good. It'd really benefit absent-minded People like me,who can remember where the Taps are,or the drill bits,but never both at the same time.
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That looks like it'd work pretty good. It'd really benefit absent-minded People like me,who can remember where the Taps are,or the drill bits,but never both at the same time.
If you carry a tri-tap for cleaning out threaded holes, you can leave it on the truck. I use the DTAPKIT now in place of the triple tap, too. I'd recommend that you set the clutch pretty low on your cordless, because I did get a little wild and broke the 8-32 already. The individual replacements are available for about 4 bucks. I see the new version of the DTAPKIT comes in a really nice case. Mine's the older version, and comes in a very flimsy plastic case. The new one in Brian's pic is the better version of the case.
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My primary tool bag:




And tool belt with every day tools:



These go into just about every job.
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Hmmm.. Maybe a few things could stay in the truck? Nah!
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What do you use the compass and the yellow Sharpie for? What's the little booklet above the Ugly's?
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Yellow sharpe=ballast (came with a set of 8, it just sits there)
Compass=tracing recess, or any round cut out. I have a larger variety of hole saws now, but I still hang onto it
2nd booklet=Dr Watts. Similar to the Uglies, not as large, but a few things that the Ugs doesn't have. Got it free with my '05 NEC..1 nice thing-1st page is table 310-16!
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http://s125.photobucket.com/albums/p66/JohnJ0906/tools/

This has a few closer up pics
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Thanks, John. I just applied for a copyright on all the pictures in your album, so I'm going to have to ask you to remove them.

Kidding....

Thanks for sharing!
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The only tools that aren't in those pictures on photobucket are my laser, walkie-talkies, and my soft-side breifcase w/ "05, "02 NECs, calculator, hi-liters, more markers, etc.

I either have too many tools, or not enough. Please advise.






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I either have too many tools, or not enough. Please advise.:
Not enough!

I posted pictures of all the stuff I carry on the truck a few years ago, and drew lots of nasty, negative comments. I'm reluctant to do that at this point here, because of that. I think I may, though, at some point in the near future. I'm due to clean the main truck out, soon. Tired of crawling over stuff. Perfect time for new pictures. I had a couple of shots of just the back 2 feet or so of the one bucket truck, and got grouchy comments for days.
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Oh come on we all nice SOB's post away......
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I was just curious what tools you guys bring out to service calls. I try to keep my tool bag as light as possible for service, but it's hard to narrow it down when there is just soo many tools to choose from. Thanks.

anything and everything i own. prepare for the worst and hope for the best is what my grandpa says, dad says better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.
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