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  1. moonlight

    moonlight Plumber GSR

    Small box spanner set. Next, short stubby wood bit set
     
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  2. aqua.heat

    aqua.heat GSR

    Are we only allowed one? I tend to buy in batches!

    Jon
     
  3. aqua.heat

    aqua.heat GSR

    I was the same as you mate, I never felt the need for a multi tool.

    18 months ago I bought (what I thought) was a crappy 15 quid Ryhas (sp) multi tool off flea Bay. Came with about 20 accessories.

    I've used it no end of times and the bugger won't die! Have put 1 new blade on the circular one and one plunge blade in all that time.

    I will upgrade when this dies but it's been brilliant! Floorboards, steel conduit, wood, it hasn't skipped a beat and it's been battered. Only downside is it's not 110v.

    If interested I'll get you the link.

    Jon
     
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  4. aqua.heat

    aqua.heat GSR

    The thing to remember with multi tools is that whatever you are cutting needs to be secure as they oscillate. If it's loose all it does is bounce everything around and you get nowhere. I think this is why some people hate them as they don't get how to use them.

    Jon
     
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  5. aqua.heat

    aqua.heat GSR

    Can't recommend these enough. I've had a set for 12 months roughly and they are brilliant. Have the 15mm and 22mm. They also do a ratchet cutter for tight spaces.

    Talking of Nerrad, get a Nerrad-versa-funnel it is so bloody useful! I thought it was a gimmick but it saves PCBs, carpets, acts as a bowl. Top tip # 3

    Nerrad-versa-funnel

    Jon
     
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  6. aqua.heat

    aqua.heat GSR

    Oh and I have no affiliation with any of these I'm just an engineer that likes things that work and makes my day easier.

    Jon
     
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  7. turnpin

    turnpin Trusted Plumber

    Hi Jon and welcome to the forums....yes that would be helpful probably do me for the time being just for bits and pieces around the house..great when you get a review from someone who has tried it out...have looked at a few but doesn't really justify the money for the use it would get from me....regards Turnpin:)
     
  8. Chalked

    Chalked Plumber GSR

    New 18volt brushless grinder. Burnt the old carbon brushed one out on Saturday. It actually melted the carbon rushes into the body! Mind you it had a hard life.
    The new brushless one is amazing.
     
  9. AMW

    AMW Plumber GSR

    What brrand did you get?
     
  10. Chalked

    Chalked Plumber GSR

    Makita
     
  11. bright spark

    bright spark Plumber GSR

    Just got a nice little 6' rothengberg adjustable spanner. Has very wide jaw no problem gripping 22mm.
    Good for tight spots.
     
  12. mache

    mache Active Member

    Hells bells 6ft... wouldn't want to pick and fight with you, must have the arms of a gorilla !!!
     
  13. Snowball

    Snowball New Member

    Just bought a set of small warding files. Next buy will be a 5inch hole auger !
     
  14. Michael1960

    Michael1960 Plumber

    Rothenberger waste pipe cutting set, although you need a grip like a boaconstrictor to turn the things.
     
  15. paulusgg

    paulusgg GSR

    I think twice about buying a new pencil!
     
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