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Old 08-28-2015, 06:40 PM   #41
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Being a Mechanic for 39 yrs i carry enough tools to fill a snap on tool truck
i have a torque wrench & multiplier so if i have to change my own tire i can, oh and a 50 ton air jack. if i think i might need it it's on board someplace and having worked on motor homes and tractor trucks i can say i might be ready for almost any problem ...i did say almost and i keep detailed notes on all the problems from this site big or small my father started this ,heck our hunting jeep was full of more stuff than we would ever need one trip he had 3 spare tires cause we hunted 50 miles in near big bend area and lots of cactus. so i blame it on him.
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Old 08-28-2015, 06:42 PM   #42
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VERY complete.... But then we full time....

Also have cordless leaf blower and 1500 PSI pressure washer along.

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VERY complete.... But then we full time....

Also have cordless leaf blower and 1500 PSI pressure washer along.

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Old 08-29-2015, 08:49 AM   #46
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Sense Harbor Freight has been mentioned I looked at their latest sale flyer. This is a nice set for the money.


Home Tool Kit - Save on this 105 Piece Home Tool Kit


I have a set I have put together but this looks like a good place to start. I am sure I would add a few things but am always adding to the set I am using now, LOL!

Let see, need a hammer, duct tape, electrical tape, shrink wrap or wire nuts, wire ties, plumbers epoxy, aluminum tape, screw assortment, drill bits, level ect... I am sure I missed a few things such as compartment clip, nice to have for when one breaks. Oh ya, the Harbor Freight 18 volt cordless drill, flash light and 1/4" impact. Not the best but great for the trailer. My Ryobi one+ set is at home.


I try to keep the weight down but that is not easy. My tools are probably the heaviest thing I carry not counting water and propane.


What I don't have listed I probably have at home!

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Don't forget the Epoxy & the Bailing Wire !!!
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Don't forget the Epoxy & the Bailing Wire !!!
I listed the epoxy but did miss the bailing wire. Actually prefer a small roll of insulated wire. Has more uses. Also missed the bungi cords nylon ratchet straps.

And the list goes on!!!

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Being a Mechanic for 39 yrs i carry enough tools to fill a snap on tool truck
i have a torque wrench & multiplier so if i have to change my own tire i can, oh and a 50 ton air jack. if i think i might need it it's on board someplace and having worked on motor homes and tractor trucks i can say i might be ready for almost any problem ...i did say almost and i keep detailed notes on all the problems from this site big or small my father started this ,heck our hunting jeep was full of more stuff than we would ever need one trip he had 3 spare tires cause we hunted 50 miles in near big bend area and lots of cactus. so i blame it on him.

I just plan to park beside Berkshire Driver. Maybe he be good neighbor and I not have to have many tools!!

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Old 08-29-2015, 04:02 PM   #51
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Oh yes, a pretty good set of hand tools, bottle jack, cordless drill with assorted bits. Duct tape, gorilla tape and a 4" wide roll of eternabond, acetone and denatured alcohol. You just never know. I did give up part of my roll of eternabond to a fellow camper that had a run it with a tree branch.
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Old 08-29-2015, 04:03 PM   #52
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Big rig...big tools.....calling all Ford guys !

Not sure what your saying?? If you running a FORD you not even need tools. Ford real similar to the ever ready bunny!!

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Old 08-29-2015, 04:07 PM   #53
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Bottle jack, meter, screwdrivers, box wrenches, electrical tape, heat shrink, pliers, vise grips, allen wrenches, tape measure, hammer, various fuses, wire connectors, torque wrench, 3 in 1 battery charger, zip ties, bungees, duct tape, wire brush, plumbers tape, and lot's o stuff that I just didn't get to typing. It never fails though...no matter what I take, I always seem to need a tool that I do not have, so the list just keeps getting longer.
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Old 08-29-2015, 04:12 PM   #54
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You know what I mean.....why would you go on a trip, towing, and have no tools....sitt'in beside road, wait'n on whom ever, does little for me....just because it's a newer rig doesn't make it trouble free
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Do you keep a tool set on board?

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You know what I mean.....why would you go on a trip, towing, and have no tools....sitt'in beside road, wait'n on whom ever, does little for me....just because it's a newer rig doesn't make it trouble free

No --my point was its a Ford. No tools needed. Lol

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Old 08-29-2015, 04:25 PM   #56
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Roll of bail'n wire falls in TOOL category.
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Old 08-29-2015, 05:18 PM   #57
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Roll of bail'n wire falls in TOOL category.
Yeah needed that a few times to hold things together.. Like the brake calipers... Lol

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As mentioned earlier...prolly half the stuff I carry is for non-probable emergencies. I mostly carry the for someone less prepared. I even have pex line, some fittings and crimpers.


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Old 08-29-2015, 07:53 PM   #59
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Old 08-29-2015, 08:17 PM   #60
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no No NO!

You guys are ALL WRONG and CARRYING WAYYYY TOO MUCH!!! All you need is what I carry...a 3D-PRINTER!!! You can make ANY tool you want or ANY part you need, on demand. Even build a submarine (nautilus class) if need be in the CG at the beach!...

PS: anyway-keep this list going as is great stuff!
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