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DarrenSwerid
06-19-2012, 10:02 PM
I was just curious to what everyone's one must have tool is.

kalaeb
06-19-2012, 10:18 PM
Man, just one? A heavy duty survival knife.

After that a screw driver.

Of course as far as shop tools...a level, square, sander, drill press.

Picking one is just too hard.

ajhuff
06-19-2012, 10:24 PM
Church key.

-AJ

mhenry
06-19-2012, 10:24 PM
Drill press, a belt sander and a square

JBroida
06-19-2012, 10:28 PM
common sense? :scared2:

Marko Tsourkan
06-19-2012, 10:38 PM
common sense? :scared2:

Along the line what Jon said - ability to figure out what you need to get a task done. Depending on how efficient you want to be, tools can range from just a few tools to many. Once you see the benefit of having a right tool for every task, you might argue that all those are the must-have tools.

M

PierreRodrigue
06-19-2012, 10:40 PM
Most might choose a knife of some kind.
One of my friends can be a tool sometimes... That count?

Maluaka
06-19-2012, 10:42 PM
common sense?

Yep.

After that, my Enzo Birk liner lock pocket knife gets more use than any other implement I own.

DarrenSwerid
06-19-2012, 10:43 PM
If your friend is a "tool" I suppose so. ;) I just wanted to see what people would say.

Vertigo
06-19-2012, 11:06 PM
I was just curious to what everyone's one must have tool is.
There's really only one appropriate answer to that question.

Besides that thing, though, I'd say my smartphone.

PierreRodrigue
06-19-2012, 11:09 PM
Lol, I was trying to find a political way to broach that very topic!

markenki
06-19-2012, 11:11 PM
Duct tape.

chinacats
06-19-2012, 11:12 PM
pocket knife -- sog assisted opening -- time to upgrade?

ajhuff
06-19-2012, 11:12 PM
There's really only one appropriate answer to that question.

Besides that thing, though, I'd say my smartphone.

Ah, well, he didn't ask for FAVORITE tool.

-AJ

cookinstuff
06-19-2012, 11:19 PM
Nogent Peltex Spatula, Gray Kunz spoon, my most used tools by far. Hmmm rehandled peltex sounds nice.....

Lefty
06-19-2012, 11:27 PM
My SAK Treker, which I carry in my bunker gear. I've used it at almost every MVC, many medicals, and a few fires. Not to mention countless other tasks around home and the hall.

GlassEye
06-19-2012, 11:30 PM
iPhone, kitchen knives (all of them, including those I haven't bought yet).

Must have tools...yes.

SpikeC
06-19-2012, 11:32 PM
My credit card.

apicius9
06-19-2012, 11:35 PM
My credit card.

Good for you, mine is pretty useless these days... ;) For me it would clearly be a computer.

Stefan

Eamon Burke
06-20-2012, 01:04 AM
Must have tool: understanding of who I am.

Must have object: I don't leave home without my Swiss Army Knife(though my life is different now, and I need a new model to match). I disassembled and repaired my garbage disposal the other day using only my SAK and a bar I found to pry the case off.

Deckhand
06-20-2012, 03:24 AM
My SOG Trident TF-3, I always take it with me.
At home my iPad

pkb
07-05-2012, 12:54 PM
A vise.

Birnando
07-05-2012, 01:01 PM
A wine opener, followed by my Am-Ex

brainsausage
07-05-2012, 03:56 PM
There's really only one appropriate answer to that question.

Besides that thing, though, I'd say my smartphone.

I use my iPhone for reference, conversion, percent calculations etc in the kitchen multiple times a day(as well as to obsessively check this forum) I wish theyd cram a digi and a bottle opener on this thing... A laser would be nice too, for both measuring and burning. I want future stuff now dammit!

Boki
07-06-2012, 05:05 PM
BFH :) so far never let me down :justkidding: