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Old 07-04-2017, 08:02 PM   #21
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I suppose it doesn't matter that the square bit of the stinky slinky holder's cap gets a little chewed up.
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Old 07-04-2017, 08:12 PM   #22
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I've not found a need for a saw, and carry a 23" splitting axe as opposed to a hatchet. If you have a hatchet or an axe you have no need for a hammer. Of course at 23" it isn't a toolbox item but fits in the storage compartment at the entry door nicely.

There are other brands out there but here's one similar to what I have.
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Old 07-04-2017, 08:21 PM   #23
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... Just keeping busy stocking the "hope chest"...80 days to wait...�� ...
A woman accumulating a "hope chest" of tools is a woman after my own heart! When you find yourself dreaming up a project just as an excuse to purchase yet another tool you're coveting, then you'll know you are full-blown tool crazy like some of the rest of us.
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Don't forget a chain saw. Handy when a tree falls across the only access.
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Old 07-04-2017, 08:24 PM   #25
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Ah, thanks. That's not what "crescent wrench" will mean to most people.
Good to know...thanks!

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I've not found a need for a saw, and carry a 23" splitting axe as opposed to a hatchet. If you have a hatchet or an axe you have no need for a hammer. Of course at 23" it isn't a toolbox item but fits in the storage compartment at the entry door nicely.

There are other brands out there but here's one similar to what I have.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0002YTOFG...a-312930840715
Thanks Bob. That's the same brand as my hatchet. Just the thing for splitting logs I presume. I knew you were a lumberjack at heart!

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Old 07-04-2017, 08:31 PM   #27
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A woman accumulating a "hope chest" of tools is a woman after my own heart! When you find yourself dreaming up a project just as an excuse to purchase yet another tool you're coveting, then you'll know you are full-blown tool crazy like some of the rest of us.
Tools...projects...more tools...I can see how it will go!

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Old 07-04-2017, 08:34 PM   #28
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Don't forget a chain saw. Handy when a tree falls across the only access.
Now you're talkin'! Although my husband says I can't get a chain saw before he gets a forklift...

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Old 07-04-2017, 11:35 PM   #29
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Now you're talkin'! Although my husband says I can't get a chain saw before he gets a forklift...
Ooo, ooo! You and your husband need a Bobcat Skid Steer Loader with a forklift attachment for him and a "Limbinator" hydraulic-powered chainsaw attachment for you! Sounds like a his and hers joint anniversary present to me! It's a special day when your tool desires graduate to diesel-powered base units with hydraulic attachments!
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Old 07-05-2017, 04:29 AM   #30
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Don't forget a chain saw. Handy when a tree falls across the only access.
Looks like they are pouring gas in the chain oil port.

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Old 07-05-2017, 08:36 AM   #31
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Looks like they are pouring gas in the chain oil port. Tom
Looks like a Poulan P3314 (laying on its right side for proper servicing). Fuel mix tank behind the hand-guard, Chain oil tank in front. Many chainsaws have a similar layout. So it looks to me like the ladies know their chainsaws. On the other hand, having a Poulan chainsaw in what appears to be a Husqvarna case would probably be considered an insult to one manufacturer or the other. By the way, if that's a Quacking Aspen tree, as it appears, you've got yourself some good firewood by Western standards or even some nice light-colored, figured lumber if you can get it to a sawmill. Makes for very attractive, light-colored wood paneling or rustic-looking wooden furniture perfect for furnishing a get-away mountain cabin.
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:10 AM   #32
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Ooo, ooo! You and your husband need a Bobcat Skid Steer Loader with a forklift attachment for him and a "Limbinator" hydraulic-powered chainsaw attachment for you! Sounds like a his and hers joint anniversary present to me! It's a special day when your tool desires graduate to diesel-powered base units with hydraulic attachments!
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Oh my...I think my eyes just fell out of my head a little...who knew such a thing was available...and so reasonably priced !

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Oh my...I think my eyes just fell out of my head a little...who knew such a thing was available...and so reasonably priced !
Wait until you see how much the utility trailer is going to cost to haul all that around with you. Oh, and a second tow vehicle to tow that utility trailer. Who knew just preparing for camping could be so expensive?
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For those who have never seen anything made from Aspen, here's a tabletop "Lazy Susan" (12 inch diameter). It's about 20 years old and has darkened a bit with age.
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Those women would not make that mistake. They log for firewood as recreation.
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You guys are so awesome! I appreciate all the suggestions and entertaining comments!

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Old 07-05-2017, 01:17 PM   #37
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... By the way, if that's a Quacking Aspen tree, ...
Looks like I just identified a new species of tree, the "Quacking Aspen." So next time you're walking through the woods, and it sounds like you are surrounded by a whole paddling of ducks (that's an old English collective noun for a group of ducks), it might just be the trees quacking! That, or I meant "Quaking Aspen."
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The original poster noted a hex key wrench set should be included in the tool box. Good call, but it should be a metric set if you want to adjust your Dometic Awning. You will probably want a set of individual pieces and should probably trim the short end of a 4mm wrench with a grinder so that it will fit between the fiberglass body and the bottom hex screws on the awning. Yes, custom tool. The awning parts are just aluminum so a cheap set should work.
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