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Old 06-04-2014, 08:30 PM   #1
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So what's in your toolbox...

As I'm sure some can relate... We don't park in the garage; the garage is for tools, kayaks, and four wheelers... And I have more tape measures than the wife has pillows in the entire house...

So to that, What's in your travel tool case for trailerin' around.... Cause pretty soon, if I keep up with this rate of "ya, I probably need this and what if I need this?" , I'm going to have to tow an extra trailer for tools....

So what are the essentials, and what do you 'carry and always have - but have never used'.... Cause you know, that one time when you do.....
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:49 PM   #2
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Rivets, good rivet gun, butyl tape, quality duct tape, SENSE OF HUMOR..

Zero balance AMEX card.
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:05 PM   #3
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Duck Tape & ty wire & tube of Goop
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:46 PM   #4
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Registry
Repair/Tool Kit
Duct tape
Electrical tape
Masking tape
Tie wire
Cable ties
Sharpening stone
Spare batteries
Epoxy
Pliers - lineman/needle
Sidecutters
Adjustable wrench
12V drill and driver set
Screwdriver set
Utility knife
Rachet and socket for hitch
Tape measure
Ball lubricant
Jack
Tire wrench - tow & 13/16
Small level
Air compressor
Tire pressure gauge
Booster cables
Small folding shovel
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:16 AM   #5
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We carry everything Jim Bennett does with the following additions

a bottle jack,
a tire repair kit
a soldering iron
an assortment of screws
metric and English socket sets
a torque wrench for the tires
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Old 06-05-2014, 09:13 AM   #6
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All of the above but I also carry:

a spare set of bearings and seals
a voltage meter
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:21 PM   #7
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1/4", 3/8", 1/2" drive, sae and metric, shallow and deep sockets with ratchets and extensions.
24" ratchet and 1-1/2" socket for trailer balls.
Torque wrench.
Wrenches from 1/4"-1 1/2", same range for metric.
Pipe wrench.
Multiple pliers/vise grips.
Screwdrivers.
Hammers.
Hacksaw.
Strap wrench.
Duct tape.
Electrical tape.
Butyl tape
3m vhb tape
Kroil
Anti seize.
Picks.
Misc. lengths of hose and clamps.
Rivets/rivet puller
Screw assortment
Bolt assortment
Misc lengths of wire, crimps, crimpers, and heatshrink.
Multi-meter
Drill I made that hooks up to a vehicle battery, and drill bits.

Stuff out of the toolbox:
Floor jack with boards to go under it for soft roads.
Gallon of premix antifreeze
Several spare quarts of tranny fluid and engine oil.
Jumper cables.
Tow strap and shackles.

Murphy loves me, so I try to be prepared. This stuff is in the truck, whether the camper is with or not.
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Old 06-05-2014, 08:38 PM   #8
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Repair/Tool Kit
Duct tape
Electrical tape
Masking tape
Tie wire
Cable ties
Sharpening stone
Spare batteries
Epoxy
Pliers - lineman/needle
Sidecutters
Adjustable wrench
12V drill and driver set
Screwdriver set
Utility knife
Rachet and socket for hitch
Tape measure
Ball lubricant
Jack
Tire wrench - tow & 13/16
Small level
Air compressor
Tire pressure gauge
Booster cables
Small folding shovel
Jim ,It sounds like you have my DH tool bag and in the same place( in the truck at all times) In the camper he has added a small hand saw,wood glue,as well as a few other woodworking items like clamps,etc.

Sure not complaining cause he has been able to fix things for us as well as help others out.
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Same stuff as above plus a credit card that enables me to buy whatever I forgot to bring in the next town.
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