Mack's crusty old tool thread.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Mack, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    :c

    Goatcabin's thread made me think of my love for crusty old tools so I'ma post pics of some of my Jew gold (crusty old tools).

    Now I just gotta get off my ass.
     
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    this is like porn for guys who do this for a living.
     
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    I have an old table saw from the 60's

    I would take a pic but a pile of miscellaneous crap is on it
     
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    Crusty old tool? DaveinDiego? :c
     
  6. PullMyFinger

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    Finding crusty old Craftsmen tools are the best. Especially if they are broken.

    You can take them back to Sears and they give you new ones. Total win!
     
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    When I was younger, my much older brother gave me a craftsman ratchet that had been used as a hammer. Didn't work at all and had beat marks all over it. I took it into sears and without questioning why it was beat to hell, they gave me a new one, which I still have.
     
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    Yea, wish they did it with power tools too. But I guess that would be asking a lot. :p
     
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    They used to make Craftsman tape measures. They stopped because tradesmen broke the tape all the time and could just exchange them. I still have a couple broken ones from when I was in the trades
     
  10. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    Mario wants your crusty old tool
     
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    Klein tools has the same guarantee.
     
  12. Mack

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    I'm kinda hoping Flathead happens through. That dude's old school.


    pics uploading now btw
     
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    [​IMG]

    this breaker bar came in a set, but broke my heart. :(
     
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    ^^ sad part


    I bet that busted the living fuck out of some poor bastard's knuckles when that 1/2 breaker broke
     
  18. Capn Crud

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    [​IMG]

    Here's the table saw, circa 1960

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    It has a joiner too

    Cast iron and heavy

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    An old Stanley planer

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    Not sure of the make, but it's pretty old
     
  19. Mack

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    I can fix it but it's only original once and I've got a ton of decent breaker bars already
     
  20. Mack

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    Good shit, Capn. :lo5:

    I other peeps post some cool shit too