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Old 07-02-2009, 03:16 PM   #21
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A Truck by a US mfg.

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A Truck by a US mfg.

With parts from mexico, japan, china, and canada???
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With parts from mexico, japan, china, and canada???

It does not matter. The name is American, it's assembled by Americans, the Corporation pay taxes to the American government, the workers pay taxes to the American government and the Corporate profits stay here not to an overseas parent company.


Now don't get me started cause I know where your logic will take this discussion and I don't feel like winning at the cost of a bloody argument.
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It does not matter. The name is American, it's assembled by Americans, the Corporation pay taxes to the American government, the workers pay taxes to the American government and the Corporate profits stay here not to an overseas parent company.


Now don't get me started cause I know where your logic will take this discussion and I don't feel like winning at the cost of a bloody argument.

Ok so just hang up the "All American" bs. I was born and raised here and consider myself very patriotic, served 11 years in the Marines and came out with a broken back and other medical issues. That said I tend to buy the best product for the job not the one with the fake American label.
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I don't often do manual labor anymore, but I still have my bucket with a plastic stool top for all of my pvc, electrical and copper fitting parts, my bucket with bucket buddy pocket insert for my sheet metal install tools, an inexpensive codura/canvas bag type of carrier for my service tools and heavy plastic refrigerant tank holder that also doubles as a seat.

As hvacdrac has mentioned, being able to sit while working makes all the difference in the world to those of us who have wasted our backs and knees bending and stooping over the years.
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I don't often do manual labor anymore, but I still have my bucket with a plastic stool top for all of my pvc, electrical and copper fitting parts, my bucket with bucket buddy pocket insert for my sheet metal install tools, an inexpensive codura/canvas bag type of carrier for my service tools and heavy plastic refrigerant tank holder that also doubles as a seat.

As hvacdrac has mentioned, being able to sit while working makes all the difference in the world to those of us who have wasted our backs and knees bending and stooping over the years.
Amen to that ROBO, it is amazing how much smarter we get as we get older, sit while working or knee pads. but to late most of the time.
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Amen to that ROBO, it is amazing how much smarter we get as we get older, sit while working or knee pads. but to late most of the time.
Speaking of working smarter, I do at times deliver emergency orders of equipment to my contractors. I have a length of 1" rope with loops on each end that I lay in a U from my tailgate to the back of the pickup bed back to the tailgate.

This way, when I load equipment on the back of the truck, instead of having to jump into the bed and jockey the units up against the cab, I just grab the two loops of the rope, which is laying behind and around the equipmen, and pull it out of the truck onto the tailgate. The plastic ribbed bed liner I have makes it real easy to pull out even the heaviest units.
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As hvacdrac has mentioned, being able to sit while working makes all the difference in the world to those of us who have wasted our backs and knees bending and stooping over the years.

I agree with you there my friend, there is much to be said for being able to sit down. My back is bolted together and both my knees are gone and need replacing.
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I don't often do manual labor anymore, but I still have my bucket with a plastic stool top for all of my pvc, electrical and copper fitting parts, my bucket with bucket buddy pocket insert for my sheet metal install tools, an inexpensive codura/canvas bag type of carrier for my service tools and heavy plastic refrigerant tank holder that also doubles as a seat.

As hvacdrac has mentioned, being able to sit while working makes all the difference in the world to those of us who have wasted our backs and knees bending and stooping over the years.

HVACDRAC? Not bad

I swear, Robin, you have a writer, no body has that much material ready at hand
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HVACDRAC? Not bad

I swear, Robin, you have a writer, no body has that much material ready at hand
No writer, just many voices in my head telling me what to do
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No writer, just many voices in my head telling me what to do

As long as they stay in there and you don't start getting info from dogs or inanimate objects your still cool. No I'm not a Dr. but i tend to stay at Holiday Inn Express and watch Criminal Minds regularly.
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he probably drives a Hearse!
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Most times I just teleport myself to where I need to be. If I have to take something with me though, my Jeep Compass is my primary vehicle with my older Dakota Quad handling larger objects
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Guess I'm in the cave man era. I've had the same tool bag for almost 35 years now. Couldn't even begin to think of the brand name. I've seen it change colors three or four times now. If I remember correctly, it started out a kinda gray/silver leather.
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Guess I'm in the cave man era. I've had the same tool bag for almost 35 years now. Couldn't even begin to think of the brand name. I've seen it change colors three or four times now. If I remember correctly, it started out a kinda gray/silver leather.
That, is a great tool bag. I found an old suitcase/briefcase style tool carrier in my garage that I think I will be resurrecting for my test tools. Lots of small pockets for the smaller tools on this thing.
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I honestly can't believe I've held onto it this many decades!
I'm gonna look for a name on it ,like it's not worn off, or I'd ever buy another.
I can remember the day I bought it. Not like it's yesterday, but in a foggy kinda way.

I love my tool bag, and it loves me.
Now I gotta think up a name for it.

Suggestions anyone?
I don't even know if it would be male, or female.
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I honestly can't believe I've held onto it this many decades!
I'm gonna look for a name on it ,like it's not worn off, or I'd ever buy another.
I can remember the day I bought it. Not like it's yesterday, but in a foggy kinda way.

I love my tool bag, and it loves me.
Now I gotta think up a name for it.

Suggestions anyone?
I don't even know if it would be male, or female.
How about calling it; "My old tool sac"
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I'm thinkin' Satchmo.
Like in satchel.



[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpTSPFoGO-w[/ame]

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I have all my tools broken down into zipper pouches. I throw what i need into a bucket and use it for a seat.

And i also carry a large amount of hyrdrocodon just to make it thru the day.
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I have all my tools broken down into zipper pouches. I throw what i need into a bucket and use it for a seat.

And i also carry a large amount of hyrdrocodon just to make it thru the day.

I learned the virtues of having a "throne" to work from a few years back.
Probably the year the balls of my feet gave out. Or there abouts.
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