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I have not worn a tool pouch for 36 years. I have a Platt tool bag.

Similar to this but with heavy plastic in lieu of vinyl tool holders.

9'' Pliers
dikes
strippers bolt cutters
3 straight blades
phillips
square tip
2-tweakers Phillip and straight blade
5-nut drivers=1/2, 7/16, 3/8, 5/16, 1/4
allens
razor knife
Crescent Wrench
Channellocks
 

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Klein Heavy duty strippers
Santronics NCVD
Sharpie, pencil
Note pad
Irwin 9 in 1

I don't keep my meter in my pouch, and I have a husky zipper bag full of wire nuts, wagos, screws, connectors and other random stuff.

I'm mostly troubleshooting at the moment.

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I have not worn a tool pouch for 36 years. I have a Platt tool bag.

Similar to this but with heavy plastic in lieu of vinyl tool holders.

9'' Pliers
dikes
strippers bolt cutters
3 straight blades
phillips
square tip
2-tweakers Phillip and straight blade
5-nut drivers=1/2, 7/16, 3/8, 5/16, 1/4
allens
razor knife
Crescent Wrench
Channellocks
Never found much use for the 1/2" nut driver, but the green end (11/32) is the one you need for the nuts that hold ballasts in and, occasionally, for a bastard batch of ground screws.
 

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Never found much use for the 1/2" nut driver, but the green end (11/32) is the one you need for the nuts that hold ballasts in and, occasionally, for a bastard batch of ground screws.
We have a fair amount of gear here with 1/2" cover hardware.

Also 6' plastic folding rule, DMM and Amp Clamp.
 

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We have a fair amount of gear here with 1/2" cover hardware.
If I have to un-do more than a few cover screws, I ain't doing it with a nut driver by hand. I've killed my hands enough in my short lifetime so far. I use a little drill with a driver bit. Some might call it better ergonomics. I just call it selfishness- I don't want to hurt.
 

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I'm doing electrical work in a food plant, where bags are verboten, so I have a plastic box. I pretty much copied the military GMTK kit, and substituted my preferred brands. Took out a few mechanics tools I don't need to make room for crimp tools and such, but it's pretty close.


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Pliers,
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Strippers
Flathead and a beater
Phillips
Square tip
11in1
Razor knife
NCVD
Meter
Pencil/sharpie
Fat max tape
Tape. 1 roll purple 2 rolls black
Needlenose
Keyhole saw
Level
Some wirenuts, staples, drywall screws, wagos and a couple 6/24 screws

Occasionly a hammer

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I don't wear it anymore.



Just carry it about ...



and clip it to my ladder(s).



TP4 is a nice little pouch.
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Love those Veto pouches. I did the same, just carried it around. I was on a service truck so didn’t really need to wear it. Only time I wore a pouch was when running conduit off a ladder. Used similar to a nail bag, screws, anchors, straps.

Not on the tools anymore but still have that pouch in my trunk for service calls at friends and relatives houses
 

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I have an assortment of bags I pick from depending on what I'm doing. Right now I have one in front of me with this

Ideal #2 square drive - 6" shaft and nut twister handle
1/4" slotted, #2 phillips, (craftsman) Felo terminal block size slotted
offset shank slotted (Ridgid)
Ideal lineman's with crimp lug
Needlenose (craftsman? old)
Klein wire strippers
Heritage electrician's scissors
Craftsman 5/16" ratcheting box end
Klein folding utility knife
Santronics NCVD
carpenter's pencil, sharpie
Etcon solenoid voltage / continuity tester
33 tape
small work light
Belt and suspenders
 

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Stanley 100Plus 3/8X8 straight screwdriver Stanley 100Plus 1/4X6 straitght screwdriver
9"Kleins , 9"dikes 432 Channellocks Ridgid 6' fiberglass inside rule 1/4 X4 Quickwedge and a 4WAY 9" torpedo level 6"Crescent wrench extended capacity USA made .
If that don't get it done I have one of my 5 gallon bucket with a wood lid that should have anythihg else that I would need. I always have a bucket with 10' of where I am working.

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Klein 11-in-1
Channellock 420 and 440
Johnson Level
Lufkin 6' Rule
9" Kleins
Tic Tracer
9/16 X 1/2 and 7/16 X 3/8 open end wrenches
6" Stanley combo square
Klein 4-in-1 tweeker
Pipe Wizard wrap
No-Dog (to decorate my hardhat)
 

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In a 12" Klein drag bag
 

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Never found much use for the 1/2" nut driver, but the green end (11/32) is the one you need for the nuts that hold ballasts in and, occasionally, for a bastard batch of ground screws.
I got a lot of use out of my 1/2” nutdriver on larger strut straps. Thats pretty much it.

The acorns I usually use are 1/2”, as are the lugs in the Milbank meter pans we get. But I don’t use a nutdriver for those.
 

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I don't do much electrical any more..
this is one of the tool I use now.. detects gamma radiation.
have not had a tool pouch in 20 years
 

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