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Monkey wrench...mole grips...a big hammer and a 3' length of scaffold pole. Every job can be performed using one or a combination of the above tools... :shock:
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BX Bandit wrote:Monkey wrench...mole grips...a big hammer and a 3' length of scaffold pole. Every job can be performed using one or a combination of the above tools... :shock:
Only a 3' tube? I have a selection ranging from 5' (quite tight) to 15' (unbe-f*cking-lievably tight!

Big hammers, check. Got a vast array of "persauding" sticks.

Monket wrench....well, I got the monkey!

Mole Grips...a mans best friend! :lol:
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I like mole grips..

Perhaps I should consider getting a pole extension then Doc :o
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docchevron1472 wrote:15' (unbe-f*cking-lievably tight!)
Blimey! 15' of scaffold tube? I could exert nearly 3500 lb-ft of torque with that. That's more than tight... that's silly.

(watches while various people work out how heavy I am)

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I have a 1/4" Stanley socket set which has been a wonderful buy, like others i now buy either sykes or halfords pro, also have some sealey which are ok.
Like Vanny i wouldn't recomend clarke handtools, they are snap off rather than snap on, but i have found their welders & compressors excellent.

Power tool wise i certainly believe you get what you pay for, black & decker always get a bad press but my 4" grinder, although from the professional range, is superb, it's outlasted countless 'bargain' buys my mates & family have burnt out.

I also have a B & D drill which i 'borrowed' off my Dad years ago, it is the old metal cased orange one & is still going strong, they don't make 'um like they used too

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DavidRutherford wrote:Blimey! 15' of scaffold tube? I could exert nearly 3500 lb-ft of torque with that. That's more than tight... that's silly.

(watches while various people work out how heavy I am)

Yes... I am rather heavy.
I'm 10 stone 2, so I cant quite manage 3500 lb/ft... :lol: :lol:

It's dead handy for undoing F largebus nuts / bolts that haven't been off for 50 years and are seized solid, never failed me yet!

Bandit, it's a fact that per head of population Wales has more men with "pole extensions" than any other country in the world! So, yeah, go for it fella! :lol: :lol:
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docchevron1472 wrote:I'm 10 stone 2, so I cant quite manage 3500 lb/ft... :lol: :lol:
Bloody hell, how do you manage that you bastard?? :lol: :lol: I'm a few pounds shy of 14 stone (29yo, 6ft 0, 36" waist) and I'm not a heavy drinker and I don't smoke!!

Sorry, you're not a bastard really - you must burn off all that beers beers beers really well! 8) I thought weight jealousy was purely the domain of the fairer sax.... :oops:

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Don't listen to mnde. It's all muscle on him!

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mnde wrote:... purely the domain of the fairer sax....
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Bandit, it's a fact that per head of population Wales has more men with "pole extensions" than any other country in the world! So, yeah, go for it fella!
Mmm, try selling that one to JDB...the coolest and biggerest 'toggerested' dude in Wales...cool as fuck. Not sure he drives a BX or bus tho' mate....he obviously needs educating!!
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mnde wrote: Bloody hell, how do you manage that you bastard?? :lol: :lol: I'm a few pounds shy of 14 stone (29yo, 6ft 0, 36" waist) and I'm not a heavy drinker and I don't smoke!!

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See thats where you're going wrong Mark! Drink more and start smoking! A couple of years ago I went from 11 stone to 7 stone 6 in two weeks. It's taken this long to get back to 10 stone 2! I think working anti-social hours, eating irregularily, and living on microwave meals, ale and fags may have something to do with it mate!
BX Bandit wrote: Mmm, try selling that one to JDB...the coolest and biggerest 'toggerested' dude in Wales...cool as fuck. Not sure he drives a BX or bus tho' mate....he obviously needs educating!!
I think James has the required equipment without the need to, er add to it mate!
He defo doesn't drive a BX, and whilst James may not have driven a bus, Richie was the bands driver when Flicker played rhythm and they were called Betty Blue after the french film!

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I'm a few pounds shy of 14 stone (29yo, 6ft 0, 36" waist)
Hmmm you just described me, apart from the drinking, mine seems to have increased over the last little while.
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6ft 3 and a bit, 36" waist and about 15 stone though I seem to fluctuate wildly between 15 and 16.5 stone.

Trying to get vaguely back on topic: Stinkwheel, can you get prices for Snap-On stuff mate? I'm not after a discount by the way just that my local garage lent me their Snap-On booster pack a few times and it's started every vehicle no matter how flat the battery or the engine size and I'm very impressed with it. Much better than my Machine Mart one which has been one of the best things I ever bought but not powerful enough it would appear.
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