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    Quote Originally Posted by george formby View Post
    Be interestin to see how it goes. I have a Ryobi impact gun which does sterling service, to be fair all my Ryobi cordless gear is good for the price.

    Speaking of cutting branches, I have a leccy chainsaw with 12" bar for pruning me shrubs. Ryobi, natch. I absolutely love it. The big grunter is sat in the shed covered with cob webs.
    I went crazy one day and bought a Makita 36v(2 batteries) hedge trimmer on a pole motor down low. $1400 but I was sick of climbing a ladder on a sloped driveway and leaning over the hedge with my shitty Ryobi mains powered hedge trimmer. Ive spent way too long recovering from injuries to add the risk of gardening to motorcycles.

    You can buy a remote chainsaw attachment. Haven't needed it. Yet.
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    Seen these at the Warehouse today
    if you have plastic pipe of any sort from PVC to LDPe or MDPE HDPE this is the ticket.
    these used to be $80-!00
    https://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/p/tol.../R2750023.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Katman View Post
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    Merry birthday to me
    I have these on the way.
    Both won their respective shootouts on the project farm youtube channel. You are never left wondering which tool or item is the best with the way this guy tests stuff.

    https://www.amazon.com/Wera-022210-M.../dp/B06XDCDHV8
    (I like the look of the holding function of this set)

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08CFSVXTT
    Unbelievable tough screw drivers. I like the thought of my tools outlasting me and going to my kids. Some of my best tools are from my late fathers collection.

    Project farm link, he sets up amazing rigs to test shit. I always check his channel when I'm in the market for tools n such.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/ProjectFarm

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    I seen these the other day
    i could never justify a portable bandsaw but i think i can now
    https://www.swagoffroad.com/SWAG-V30...able_p_55.html

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    From the same dude that had one of the swag bench to suit the portable bandsaw.
    Sorry re the quality its a screenshot off Utube
    he had made these a hinge set up for the grinder and a trailer hitch set up for the vice.
    I have the space but the ability to move the big vice and tilt out the ginders is pretty appealing
    i intend to use just RHS and telescope the tubes as hitch's and receivers are a bit spendy for what they are
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    Allen keys are nice but spendy.

    I have grind marks and heatshrink bands to denote my queer size spanners and sockets, like 13 and 15, like eurobikes have.

    Have you tried JIS screwdrivers? Work better even in Philips screws, but especially on anything Japanese cross head.
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    I hate working on cars, but won't pay someone to change oil. It's such a faff compared to my van which you can just climb under, no sheild to take off. But the impact wrench made taking the shield off and replacing it easy. Then I dropped the sump plug into my drain bucket with the hole in the top.

    So fav tool of the day was magnet on a stick. Hurray for magnet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    I hate working on cars, but won't pay someone to change oil. It's such a faff compared to my van which you can just climb under, no sheild to take off. But the impact wrench made taking the shield off and replacing it easy. Then I dropped the sump plug into my drain bucket with the hole in the top.

    So fav tool of the day was magnet on a stick. Hurray for magnet.
    reminds me of a funny (didn't seem so at the time though) that I did very early into my apprenticeship at GGH.Tasked with draining the engine oil of a Cat D8. The drain plug is an 1' square socket, the drain hole would be about 1 1/2" diameter. Lacking the correct tool to put onto my 1/2" drive bar, I had this brilliant idea of using the 1" drive impact wrench, a big heavy two handed compressed air jobbie, to loosen the plug. Worked, too but between getting the plug out, dumping the wrench and getting the drain tin under the flood, about most of the 8 gallons of dirty black series 3 -30 ended up on me. Never tried that trick again.
    it's not a bad thing till you throw a KLR into the mix.
    those cheap ass bitches can do anything with ductape.
    (PostalDave on ADVrider)

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    And they called him BlackPete thereafter.

    I just wikid that, I was sure there was a disney comic character of that name. He is called Pete now. Ahh casual racism of last century.
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