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Top 20 Tools in any Shop

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by getdown, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. getdown

    getdown LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 297

    Hey Guys,

    Thought this might be a fun thread to start...maybe not. But here it is:

    What would you all say are the Top 20 most important tools that you couldn't operate without in your shop? (Not talking about landscaping tools like rakes/shovels/mowers, but shop tools that help you maintain the equipment your business relies on...ie, wrench set, ratchet set, air compressor, jack stand, etc.)

    Lets see what you all say!
  2. fastlane

    fastlane LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    A vice,drain pans and drip pans.
  3. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,021

    Diagnostic scanners:waving:
  4. SwatDawg15

    SwatDawg15 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    Air tools by far..
  5. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,165

    Impact wrench and big hammer.
  6. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Since no one else has posted 20 I'll stay with the flow.....

    I'M the most important tool in the shop, If not for me nothing could/would get done..... :wall

    Messages: 1,343

    Impact gun and my 5lb sledge
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  8. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,165

    Good to see someone else works on stuff like me!

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,526

    DMM, wrench set, socket set, air compressor, impact gun, torches, floor jack
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  10. pjm123a

    pjm123a LawnSite Member
    from FL
    Messages: 164

    Flashlight/drop light/sun light/etc - ya gotta be able to see what yer doin! Having a nice wife to hold it for you helps too (I'm talkin about the light here guys).

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