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The one tool you can't live without......

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Stanford Guitar, Sep 23, 2020.

  1. Guitarteach

    Guitarteach Doctor of Teleocity

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    wind up pacemaker?
     
  2. rangercaster

    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nail file, pliers, scissors, box cutter, knife ... bottle opener ... screwdriver....

    Can't beat it for versatility...
     
  3. dogmeat

    dogmeat Friend of Leo's

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    push comes to shove... end of the world tool to have is a good file. a set of files would be better. you got that and a junk car, you make the rest given enough time
     
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    Flat corner'd triangular fret file and the legendary Stu Mack knob popper. Ever cracked a top hat knob on a vintage Les Paul? I did, till I got this thing. Also lifts bridges for easy finger adjustment. Best 9 quid I've spent.
     

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  5. stonetone7

    stonetone7 Tele-Meister

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    Probably a cliche at this point, but I must admit that I carry and use it every single day.

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  6. jhundt

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    looks like my roadie toolkit back in the 70's - only we didn't have any cordless electric drills or winders. (which is why I didn't like those Rickenbacker 12's very much!)
     
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    hemingway Poster Extraordinaire

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    Usually the one I can't find
     
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  9. rangercaster

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    I would recommend a chainsaw, but society seems to frown upon them, generally...
    And they are as heavy, or heavier, than a Les Paul ...
     
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    My 20-year-old pink-handled Snap-On ratchet screwdriver.
    Q) Why pink?
    A) Easy to find and who's going to steal it. ;)

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    Stock photo.
     
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    Back in the day , this was the exact reason that I always has pink lighters . Never had one stolen .
    OK , tool/s . For myself , it is my random access grey matter . Without it , all others are merely ornaments .
     
  12. Tonetele

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    My Taylor acoustic. Don't need power, an amp or an electric guitar. Just an acoustic and strings.
     
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    I remember walking into a friend's auto repair shop and saying...Awwww...pink screwdrivers. Ain't you sweet.
    He said, I haven't left one under the hood of a customer's car since I got 'em.
     
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  14. Old Deaf Roadie

    Old Deaf Roadie Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    If you find out, let us know.
     
  15. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    You're kidding, right?
    An $80 string winder?
     
  16. basher

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    I've had my Global G-2 chef's knife in my hand for most of the meals I've cooked over the last 15 years. Other knives are good, but the Global is the one I understand.
     
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    Sounds boring, but my Klein Phillips screwdriver... If it's not in my tool pouch, I freak out.
     
  18. memorex

    memorex Friend of Leo's

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    I always keep one of these on my desk, it makes a great back scratcher, you can measure stuff with it, too:

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    My Grandfather's old antique hammer. It was given to me by my Grandma after my Grandfather passed away many years ago. I have many hammers, but that one is my go-to hammer.
     
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