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Old 08-26-2015, 10:15 PM   #1
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Do you keep a tool set on board?

I always like to keep a fairly complete tool set on board, but over the years the number of pieces in my old harbor freight kit have dwindled with use and its time to replace it.

So this should be an interesting discussion...what do you carry with you, or do you have a favorite tool kit or tool set that you bring with or leave with your rig?
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Old 08-26-2015, 10:52 PM   #2
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i keep a fairly basic set on board. (small socket set, couple wrenchs/pliers, hammer, and a few screwdrivers with changeable tips)
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:01 PM   #3
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There is a full set of everything SAE from 1/4 " to 1/2" drives.A hwole drawer dedicated to combi' wrenshesScrewdrivers,pliers, 2-torque wrenches,crofoot sockets, allan and metric sockets from tiny to 1". Full set of dewalt cordless 1/2" driver ,1/4" impact,grinder,skillsaw.worklite.and recip saw.Small drawers full of stuff I cant list cause theres so much of it!
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:03 PM   #4
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There is a full set of everything SAE from 1/4 " to 1/2" drives.A hwole drawer dedicated to combi' wrenshesScrewdrivers,pliers, 2-torque wrenches,crofoot sockets, allan and metric sockets from tiny to 1". Full set of dewalt cordless 1/2" driver ,1/4" impact,grinder,skillsaw.worklite.and recip saw.Small drawers full of stuff I cant list cause theres so much of it!
And its all stored in a black c'man stacker box thats bolted to the floor!
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:05 PM   #5
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I carry a complete set of 1/4", 3/8", &1/2" sockets and matching extensions and ratchets. A set of pliers, screwdrivers, Allen wrenches, and a test meter, along with an assortment of wire connectors, fuses, and electrical tape. Next to the tools is a bucket with wd40, contact cleaner, and hand soap. I also carry a small assortment of screws and bolts. Oh yeah, an air compressor, air hose and fittings to air a tire or blow up a beach ball. Once, I estimated I was carrying an extra 35 lbs worth of tools and supplies. For me it's worth it.
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:08 PM   #6
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80# toolbox plus bottle jack, tow strap, cordless drill, cordless grease gun, collapsible ladder ...
Mainly not for emergencies, but you never know when I get bored.
Edit: and dicor, duct tape, electrical tape, air compressor, slide seal lubricant - you get the idea.
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:17 PM   #7
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My tool bag consist of a rubber mallet, hammer, screw drivers with different bits, large and small adjustable pliers, adjustable wrench, wire cutters, utility knife, measuring tape, small contractors level, 3/4" ratchet with socket for water heater Anode Rod removal, and volt meter.

I also carry the essentials.....a foldable tire iron and a small 2 ton hydraulic jack, duct tape, electrical tape, teflon tape, clear Rv repair tape, fuses, battery connectors, auto bulbs, strap ties, etc.
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Old 08-26-2015, 11:39 PM   #8
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I carry a full tool box in my toad....


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Old 08-27-2015, 12:33 AM   #9
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Set of wrench, assortment of screwdriver, vise grips, assorted plyers, exacto knife, assorted.tape, misc plumbing, gas and air fittings. Assorted screws, nuts, bolts and nails. Customs fitting for blowing lines. Small hammer, drill with assorted.bits as drivers, battery straps and carry handles. Wire brush, glue, tape measure. Pex cutter and crimper. Smart battery charger for toad. Teflon tape, misc electical fittings and cords, bungee cords, assorted. Snap ties, spare hitch pin, retainer pins for blue tow bar.
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Old 08-27-2015, 02:18 AM   #10
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Duct (Duck) tape... lots of duct tape.
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Old 08-27-2015, 04:47 AM   #11
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I keep a nice tool set in the forward storage place that has all the sockets, pliers, wrenches (metric/sae), allen wrenches and hammer just in case I need to fix something or tighten something. I hate it when I need to fix something and find out I don't have the right tool to do it. I don't have a complete mechanics set in the trailer but all your basic tools including Duct Tape of course...
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I always like to keep a fairly complete tool set on board, but over the years the number of pieces in my old harbor freight kit have dwindled with use and its time to replace it.

So this should be an interesting discussion...what do you carry with you, or do you have a favorite tool kit or tool set that you bring with or leave with your rig?
Speaking of Harbor Freight......I bought their complete tool set (I think it was $300 and some change) and it stays in the coach. It's entire purpose in life is for the coach and nothing but the coach.

I add the cordless drivers and a selection of screws, bolts, washers and duct tape.
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Old 08-27-2015, 06:25 AM   #13
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I suspect I have everything in the tool box that I could probably overhaul the engine on the side of the road if I needed to.
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Speaking of Harbor Freight......I bought their complete tool set (I think it was $300 and some change) and it stays in the coach. It's entire purpose in life is for the coach and nothing but the coach.

I add the cordless drivers and a selection of screws, bolts, washers and duct tape.
Basically did the same, just bought a couple of their smaller sets to get what I wanted!
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Old 08-27-2015, 06:53 AM   #15
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Keep a set in the MH at all times. Duct tape also..
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Old 08-27-2015, 06:58 AM   #16
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I keep it all in a small boater's dry box which is the size of small military ammo can, for all you Veteran's out there.
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I suspect I have everything in the tool box that I could probably overhaul the engine on the side of the road if I needed to.
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Old 08-27-2015, 10:33 AM   #18
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I hit a good Craftsman sale and bought a kit for the RV. Added some larger wrenches from my main tool kit. Only thing that does double duty at the moment is my cordless drill.
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Old 08-27-2015, 12:04 PM   #19
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[QUOTE=kohersh; do you have a favorite tool kit or tool set that you bring with or leave with your rig?[/QUOTE]

My tools bought at Harbor Freight Tools is still intact in my motor home. I would not be without it. It contains all the usual tools and socket set.
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Old 08-27-2015, 12:18 PM   #20
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Always. A big box of 'em.
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