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Old 10-11-2014, 17:30   #16
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Re: New Set of Spanners

I've always been an ignorant cheapskate when it comes to tools.

It's only come back to bite me a couple of times out of what feels like thousands of tool purchases.

On reflection I do buy quality drill bits and taps. The rest of what I have many would consider to be rubbish but they work for me.
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Now you've done it MarkJ. Spanners---now caravan. Testing the Yanks are ya ?
Does your caravan have a bonnet and a boot? :>)
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Re: New Set of Spanners

And four wings.

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Don't do anything special to explain your caravans and boots and bonnets and spanners to us, we can always "root" around on the internet to figure it out
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Right, and "stuffing" a turkey is an unnatural act!
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Right, and "stuffing" a turkey is an unnatural act!
Only if the caravan has a spanner with the boots on the bonnet.
Don't worry, if it gets dirty get the hoover.
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Re: New Set of Spanners

And if you get a flat on the van you can use a wallaby to lift the van.
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Stay away from the ones from the shop and Stretchers - sometimes not the best quality. TBH depends how much work you will do with them, and if they will stand up to a work out in a lumpy sea with your head in the bilges! Go for a middle of the road set for general use...
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I buy Craftsman. When they rust or break I bring them in to Sears and get a new one, no questions asked.


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I buy Craftsman. When they rust or break I bring them in to Sears and get a new one, no questions asked.
In my experience it has been a long time since "no questions asked" was the policy. Now you have to have a receipt and be the original purchaser. I seriously doubt Sears and Craftsman will be around much longer.
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Re: New Set of Spanners

To take this a slight bit further, now that you have new spanners what do you do with them to keep them from rusting. This is probably more important for wire cutters, pliers and the like. Recently heard of T-9. Anyone have other ideas?
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