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    Hey y'all

    Since I'm heading out west in the next few months I'm just looking to get a few ideas for tools. I already have started getting some together. Obviously a tape measure, torpedo level, scribe, regular 24'' level etc etc . But I'm looking for tools you guys would find most valuable to remove and make the job a bit easier to get done. I'm open to any ideas and am willing to get a bigger tool box. So please feel free to enlighten me and my fellow apprentices and please give us a tool list.

  • #2
    It depends what you will be doing.

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    • #3
      WD-40 and Duct tape.


      Is there anything else anyone could possibly need

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      • #4
        Helps to know what kind of work you'll be doing or what your using to do the work. We could give you a list a mile long.

        Small Tap & Die set, screw and bolt extractors, numerous pliers for bending or cutting your electrodes, aluminum & brass wire brushes, grinder and plenty of wheels including flap wheels, fine point picks.

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        • #5
          Flap wheels, grinders, etc...Please let us know what you are doing..

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          • #6
            Originally posted by jweller View Post
            WD-40 and Duct tape.


            Is there anything else anyone could possibly need
            JB weld and a BFH BIG F%$&ing Hammer Just kidding LOL Jim

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            • #7
              Welpers, wire brushs, chipping hammer, spare lenses for the welding hood, spares for the grind shield. Assorted hand tools always a good idea, screw drivers and pliers, beyond that for me its just pack for all possible conditions. cool weather and hot weather.

              Good luck,
              Paul

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              • #8
                Ten pound single jack with a short handle, bull pin, spud wrenches (5/8-1 1/4), slever bar, bolt bags, hard hat, fall protection harness, welding hood with hard hat rig, arctic clothing good to -45F, and lunch.
                Pay is only $19.08 + $8.08 PH for a first year, #32.29 + 19.08 PH for a foreman.

                But you only need this list if you want to do real work
                Last edited by FATFAB; 11-29-2008, 12:45 PM.

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                • #9
                  nfinch86- Canadian Weldor :

                  Originally posted by FATFAB View Post
                  Ten pound single jack with a short handle, bull pin, spud wrenches (5/8-1 1/4), slever bar, bolt bags, hard hat, fall protection harness, welding hood with hard hat rig, arctic clothing good to -45F, and lunch.
                  Pay is only $19.08 + $8.08 PH for a first year, #32.29 + 19.08 PH for a foreman.

                  But you only need this list if you want to do real work
                  Sounds Like you are one Chilly IronWorker!!! It's Cold enough here in Ontario!!.. Lots of Luck!!!......... Norm :

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                  • #10
                    A big garbage can, Hammer, screwdriver that doubles as a chisel, Duct tape like someone said earlier, band aids, fire extinguisher and a fridge to hold all of your beer.

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                    • #11
                      If you got to buy anything, do it when you get there and just what you need.
                      No need to take to much, the stuff will grow legs, if you know what I mean.
                      Parking at a sleep over(motel) is risky at night, you might get cleaned out.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by jweller View Post
                        WD-40 and Duct tape.


                        Is there anything else anyone could possibly need
                        you said it all

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                        • #13
                          a leatherman and a log of Copenhagan....


                          and some toilet paper

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by master_apprentice View Post
                            Hey y'all

                            Since I'm heading out west in the next few months I'm just looking to get a few ideas for tools. I already have started getting some together. Obviously a tape measure, torpedo level, scribe, regular 24'' level etc etc . But I'm looking for tools you guys would find most valuable to remove and make the job a bit easier to get done. I'm open to any ideas and am willing to get a bigger tool box. So please feel free to enlighten me and my fellow apprentices and please give us a tool list.
                            Ironworker apprentice?

                            12" Crescent wrench(aka adjustable aka wescott) or 16" Crescent spud
                            Leatherman tool
                            Pocket knife
                            25' or 30' tape measure
                            Pen, pencil, soapstone, permanent marker
                            Small notepad

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                            • #15
                              Artic Temp IW

                              Originally posted by FATFAB View Post
                              Ten pound single jack with a short handle, bull pin, spud wrenches (5/8-1 1/4), slever bar, bolt bags, hard hat, fall protection harness, welding hood with hard hat rig, arctic clothing good to -45F, and lunch.
                              Pay is only $19.08 + $8.08 PH for a first year, #32.29 + 19.08 PH for a foreman.

                              But you only need this list if you want to do real work
                              -45F?!? How do you bolt up(or anything else LOL) at -45F? Your gloves must have 3" of insulation top and bottom. Wow... What Local are you out of?

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