Eat your heart out Dan Erlewine!

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  1. magicfingers99

    magicfingers99 Friend of Leo's

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    those are swedish meatball pliers, very common in minnesota and stockholm.

    this is what i use
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    don't take up no room at all in the tool box and u can use it to make duck shadows on the wall if you get bored.
     
  2. magicfingers99

    magicfingers99 Friend of Leo's

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    that's a Fromby Extended Booger Picker, great for extracting impacted boogers that are embedded in your frontal cortex, some times you dig em out, sometimes you just push em further up.

    If you got boogers on the brain, you better get yourself one of these.
     
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    Bruxist Friend of Leo's

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    LOL

    I love the tone of mine now. Once I figured out I could adjust the heights. I am a slow learner and this was pre-internet.

    I have most of my grandfather's tools too, including some I have no idea what they were for.
     
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    I know what you're talkin' 'bout.....but I can't find my picture of it.
     
  7. Mechanic

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    The smelter thingie is a molten lead dipper used for casting lead bullets or fishing weights. I have one myself.
     
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  8. TheGoodTexan

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    My grandpa did both. A lot.

    He built long guns... muzzle loaders... from scratch... and cast all of the metal parts himself. I’ve got three of them, and their masterpieces.
     
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    Good use. I’ll use whatever works.

    They look like “ring pliers” or “ring clip pliers”. I’ve got two sets with interchangeable clip heads. I like to leave them in Michigan. That lets me tear my remaining wisps of hair out up at my remote Canada deer camp when I discover the final obstacle to removing a bush hog drive shaft from a nearly inaccessible U-joint is (of course) a ring clip.
     
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    rz350 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    This tool works well for many things guitar related.... ;)

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    0B1C217B-D8E2-491E-BDE4-B06FE91F2AD6.jpeg Reminds me of Marathon Man.
    Is it safe?
     
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    That looks like a bone clamp that's used for orthopedic surgery...
     
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    It moves in mysterious ways....

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    The way I remove the knobs from volume and tone pots, usually involves two spoons.
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    Only $400 at Stew-Mac! - Ha!

    ( just my little commentary- Stew-Mac has come up with a proprietary tool for every conceivable 'guitar fix' you encounter- but your gonna PAY for it!)
     
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    + $14.95 shipping, for an item that weights 2 ounces.
     
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    Chiogtr4x Poster Extraordinaire

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    Wasn't even thinking about shipping!

    ( I just get Stew-Mac emails- so even though I don't really need/buy anything- I still browse the tools/parts for kicks/education on how repair stuff is done...- I'm NOT handy!)
     
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    So you're on our site bookmarking their site that already bookmarked your site that you're bookmarking their site from?
     
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    Uh... now I don't know...
     
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