Tag Archives: Matco

Update: Evolution of My Toolbox

3 years ago I wrote a post showing how my tool collection had expanded in the last two and a half years. Well, after three years it’s time for another update.  

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Taps & Dies vs. Thread Chasers: What’s the Difference?

When threads get damaged on bolts or in bolt holes, there are two options: taps & dies, or thread chasers. What are they, and what’s the difference between the two? Why do I have sets of each?

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Found Tools

One of the reasons I keep my toolbox organized is so I can easily tell if I’m missing a tool. I’ve only lost three tools, but they weren’t anything too important, and two I got for free so it was … Continue reading

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6 Tools I Didn’t Know I’d Need

When I first started automotive school, I really didn’t know anything about tools. The school provided a list of tools I’d need, and I just had the Snap-On guy order it all for me. If I had known more about … Continue reading

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