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Old November 4th, 2012, 11:26 PM   #1
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I know I have a few floating around. Lets see some of your homemade or modified tools.
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Old November 4th, 2012, 11:32 PM   #2
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For a 3.1 belt tensioner in a beretta...
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Old November 5th, 2012, 06:06 AM   #3
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My adjustable wrench kept getting misplaced so I made several of these

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Old November 5th, 2012, 06:46 AM   #4
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Old November 5th, 2012, 07:03 AM   #5
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For a 3.1 belt tensioner in a beretta...
so you welded a socket to a wrench instead of just installing it on a ratchet or breaker bar. Ingenious.

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My adjustable wrench kept getting misplaced so I made several of these

So you made a wrench, instead of just using a wrench. Pretty smart.
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Old November 5th, 2012, 07:08 AM   #6
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So you made a wrench, instead of just using a wrench. Pretty smart.
You don't know how to make things do you??

I have several variations of those.....looks like a 12.5 mm.
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You don't know how to make things do you??

I have several variations of those.....looks like a 12.5 mm.
No, I have never made anything in my entire life.

Knowing it was an odd size might make it slightly more useful to make.
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Continuity tester.



Originally built about 15 years ago to test fuses (faster than a DMM) it has a green LED and a beeper. I added the clip leads to ring out wiring runs.

Got more neat stuff, but most is at home right now.
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Old November 5th, 2012, 07:47 AM   #9
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thats pretty cool little toy there bloo mule, how ever i think its one more thing id need to carry. i always have my dmm with me anyhow when im working on any electrical circuits
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thats pretty cool little toy there bloo mule, how ever i think its one more thing id need to carry. i always have my dmm with me anyhow when im working on any electrical circuits
It's for a pretty specific need. When I am ringing out a 100 wire run, it will save me about 15 minutes over using a DMM.
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I have several variations of those.....looks like a 12.5 mm.
12.5mm eh? I've got a few of those, but mine have this weird marking on them that looks like 1/2". I think it might be an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic.
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12.5mm eh? I've got a few of those, but mine have this weird marking on them that looks like 1/2". I think it might be an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic.
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12.5mm eh? I've got a few of those, but mine have this weird marking on them that looks like 1/2". I think it might be an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic.
12.5 isn't 1/2"
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12.2 is.
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My wrench is a 1-13/100"
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12.2 is.
Actually it'd be 12.7. But anybody who's worked on stuff enough has run into the 12mm being too small, 13mm too big, and 1/2" being just right.
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Actually it'd be 12.7. But anybody who's worked on stuff enough has run into the 12mm being too small, 13mm too big, and 1/2" being just right.
D'oh!
25.4/2=12.7

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Actually it'd be 12.7. But anybody who's worked on stuff enough has run into the 12mm being too small, 13mm too big, and 1/2" being just right.
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