Tools What's Your Favourite Tool?

Discussion in 'Tools & Equipment' started by SpeedyGee, Tuesday 21st May, 2013.

  1. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    Post pictures of your favourite garage tool.

    Mine is my Arcan 2 ton trolley jack :-


    Arcan.


    Relatively low profile, quick lift, can lift an Accord with total easy, has a big cup, extension bar (although rarely use this) and also looks good and goes well with my garage colour scheme :Smile:

    I got mine off ebay but I think you can buy them from CostCo.

    Post pics of your favourite tool with descriptions, this way we can assist each other in choosing some good garage tools :Friends:
     
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  2. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    yup same here (mines in blue colour) I have had that Arcan jack for 8 year now and it been superb just keep an eye on the hydraulic fluid and OP up where required. Just need to replace the rubber pad don't know where I can get a replacement one from?

    But the best tool for me is my pressure brake bleeder all I have to do is put my feet up and have a cup of coffee when it bleeding the system.
     
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  3. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Found some options for the jack rubber pads. Just need to find the right one after measuring the current one. jack rubber pad | eBay
     
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  4. Rhys Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    A Lump hammer !!! I haven't got a picture of it but we all know what one looks like ;-)
     
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  5. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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  6. ArcticFire Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    This was a lifesaver for changing discs and pads on a Honda Civic as the screws were seized. Gives me confidence for when it's my car's turn :Smile:

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  7. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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  8. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    guess what rung them they lines are so busy they want me to leave them a voicemail.
     
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  9. RobB Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Mine's my Arcan jack from Costco it's rated for for 3ton but its so ruddy heavy if I need to take it anywhere.
     
  10. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    My aluminuim Arcan is fairly light as trolley jacks go, rated at 2 ton but copes well with everything that I've thrown at it.
     
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  11. AccordCU2 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Also Arcan 2 ton jack which I bought from Costco for 108£.
     
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  12. Holdcroft Honda Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    HDS............I win.
     
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  13. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    CJ, you missed out on that one ! LOL
     
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  14. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Wrong answer HH have the MVCI so yeah we all lose ..
     
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  15. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    Hahaha !

    I'm not even going to mention what I have along those lines :Whistle:
     
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  16. Ichiban Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Can't win em all eh? :Wink:
     
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  17. Beefy Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    i like all my tools :Smile:
     
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  18. mrjolly Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    I like my lathe , it has made me lots of tools over the years,
    Battery impact gun has saved me hundreds if hours over the years,
    Bottle opener wins though!!!!!
     
  19. Doc Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    My 3 tonne trolley jack, because it's my newest tool. Lifts either end of my car clear off the ground from the central jacking points. I can rest the car on the full hight of the axle stands with ease and get underneath it.
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    And my breaker bar is also my favourite.

    All my big tools really are my favourites. :Smile:
     
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  20. SpeedyGee Club Manager Club Staff

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    MrJolly, care to show us your lathe ?
     
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