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Old 06-01-2019, 07:52 AM   #1
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Sorry, there should have been a pic attached to that. Not sure where it went
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You may need more posts, (I think it's 20) before you can post pics.

But, yeah we all have junk at the bottom of our bag, but sometimes it turns out not to be junk at all, sometimes I find just what I need down there.
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Did a clean out this morning after going non stop for the past couple months. My bag’s 10 pounds lighter.

Wire nuts, washers of all sizes, connectors, wire scraps, wood chips, petrified Doritos, and on and on...
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Did a clean out this morning after going non stop for the past couple months. My bag’s 10 pounds lighter.

Wire nuts, washers of all sizes, connectors, wire scraps, wood chips, petrified Doritos, and on and on...


I used to keep granola bars and stuff in my pouches, would do a quick snack and work.
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You may need more posts, (I think it's 20) before you can post pics.

But, yeah we all have junk at the bottom of our bag, but sometimes it turns out not to be junk at all, sometimes I find just what I need down there.
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My tool bag is sacred. I throw miscellaneous junk in a cheap plastic tool tote.
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That last green ground screw that keeps you from having to make a trip to the van...
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That feeling of victory when you finally find that ground screw after digging through the rest of the crap for 5 minutes
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Truth is I don't wear bags anymore, but interestingly enough I have the same issue when emptying my pockets every night.

Must have $100 in wire nuts and screws mixed in with the coins that are in my junk/change jar.
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Truth is I don't wear bags anymore, but interestingly enough I have the same issue when emptying my pockets every night.

Must have $100 in wire nuts and screws mixed in with the coins that are in my junk/change jar.
I used a small masonry anchor container and would dump it in my junk box in the van when it was close to full.
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Broke down and bought a Veto back pack. The way its laid out totally cuts down on the junk and separates it from your tools. I am a phanatic about efficiency, weight & storage. I obsess over the 20v impact or 12v impact weights and torque values and amp hours. So I'm certainly not going to carry around 5 lbs of random screws and connectors. Material goes in the material box, TOOLS go in the TOOL bag!
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Tools.......... materials
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