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Old 09-02-2013, 09:00 PM
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Tool box in the boat?

Does anyone keep a tool box on the boat? If so what tools would you never leave without having them on board?
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:12 PM
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Duct Tape...

a couple o' threads on this..
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:15 PM
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The best waterproof toolbox is an ammo box from an army surplus store.
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:52 PM
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we have a plastic ziplock bag with vice grips and duct tape, knife, spare belt.
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:35 PM
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Set of screwdrivers, set of sockets, allen wrenches, couple of crescent wrenches, couple sizes of vise grips, wire crimping tool/bag of crimps/small roll of wire, two quarts of oil, roll of duct tape, roll of paper towels, jumper cables, Spare belt, last year's impeller and a gasket. I don't think I'd leave any of them behind.
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:52 PM
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I always have a dedicated tool box onboard, along with an extra alt belt, duct tape, extra oil, a flashlight, airhorn, flare gun......and sometimes I bring along another full tool tote, complete with tons of sockets, ratchets, and various drivers.....i like to be prepared, what can I say? It has been very useful a handful of times...it sucks being stuck out on the water...
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:31 PM
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$50 Stanley toolset, impeller, v,belt, spare prop, puller, and nut, face mask, duct tape,electrical tape, spare fuses, air horn, etc
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:39 PM
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I keep a set of sockets, a phillips and flat head screwdriver, Allen wrenches, pliers, channel locks, cutters, picks, knife and a few other things. Spares include impeller, hose clamps, oil, trans fluid. If I can't fix it with those tools, I don't want to be on the water.
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:43 PM
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Throw a few big pieces of white chalk in there too. It helps to keep any tools from collecting moisture and rusting.
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:48 PM
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So u are saying don't buy it their junk pertty much
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