bench or bag tools non standard

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k9yli
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bench or bag tools non standard

Post by k9yli » Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:13 pm

Just to stir the mud a bit.. Some ideas on tools you need that you didnt think of..
pipe cleaners,,,,,,Q-tips, ,, small crochet hook to re hook springs, Or ( IBM spring hooks from Seattle Platen),,, shis-ke-bob stick to probe relay contacts while live.. round tooth picks as ckeaning tools,,,
dental picks,,(harbor freight),,,,book matches both for shrink tubing and the tear end is stiff but flexible to push thru as a cleaning tool,,pink rubber eraser for relay points.,,,an IBM rubber abrasive( Seattle platen again $12 bucks that last time I checked.) IBM diamond burnishing blades (seattle platen).,,,round artists brushes,, shaving brush,,wood or plastic handle sewing tool(single metal point about 2.5 inches long, push thru insulation to connect meter to wire without damageing the wire) HJJ brass screwstarter
2 sizes(settle platen again),,,,

add you own experience...

k9yli
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Re: bench or bag tools non standard

Post by k9yli » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:28 pm

I forgot tweezers,, both normal open and clamping type. Hemostats of several sizes.

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Re: bench or bag tools non standard

Post by k9yli » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:55 pm

more 'forgots' ////... eyeyball on a stick. Dental mirror. plastic is better if around wireing..

k9yli
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Re: bench or bag tools non standard

Post by k9yli » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:46 pm

forgot.. emery boards.. especially the fine surface type. for cleaning relay contacts, particularly
heavy duty contactors with pencil eraser sized contacts. Plain paper works to clean small relay contacts,, use some alcohol to clear sticky stuff.. Isopropyl not denatured..

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