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are you a destructive shadetree mechanic? admitting it is the first step...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by vortec, Mar 26, 2007.

  1. vortec

    vortec 1/2 ton status

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    -is the lifetime warranty the most important feature of any tool?
    -do you rejoice in feeling a nut move, until you realize you've sheared the grade 8 bolt?
    -is the term "breaker bar" a little too accurate?
    -does everyone at the sears customer service counter yell "NORM" (insert your name), as if you just walked into Cheers?
    -do those same people constantly ask how you snapped/cracked/bent your brand new tool? woohoo, lifetime warranty.
    -do you take digital pics before and after to make sure you haven't damaged vital components?

    this weekend was a slow one, carnage-wise. only a few broken bolts, 2 sheared u-bolts (friend's heep) one cracked socket, one bent wrench. not bad. there should be a 12-step program for bolt breakers, part punishers, and tool trashers.
     
  2. oleo

    oleo Registered Member

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    I have been known to break a few bolts and other things and they always try to tell me I used a cheater bar in order to break that (insert tool name here) I promise I just ate my spinich.

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