Tag Archives: Snap-on

Plastic Tool Tray Reinforcement

Some tools, like screwdrivers, prybars, or special sets like brake tools, come in molded plastic trays made specifically for those tools. If you have room in your toolbox, these can keep things organized really well.

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Throwback: Bad Machining Job

Let’s take a look back at a post from a year ago. When I first bought my tools, at the start of my first semester of automotive school, I got a whole bunch of Snap-On stuff. I didn’t know that … Continue reading

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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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Two Time-Saving Tools

For a mechanic, time is money. The more we get done, the more money we make. So it’s often worth spending some money on tools that help us get jobs done faster.

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Getting Creative with Tools

There are always times when that one bolt you need to turn is in a really inconvenient place, and it leads you to come up with combinations of tools you wouldn’t usually.

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Excessive Tool Packaging

Before I got my job at the Toyota dealership, I ordered tools and had them shipped to me, because I couldn’t just get them from the salesman that comes the shop by every week. Now I understand that you can … Continue reading

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Evolution of My Toolbox

It’s interesting to look back at older pictures of my toolbox. Over the two and a half years I’ve been buying tools, I’ve gotten a lot.

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