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Windows 7: Useful tools

30 Dec 2012   #1
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Useful tools

Here's a tool Windows 7 Forums - View Profile: ICit2lol introduced me to and it is very helpful. It has serreated jaws to firmly grip and can lock on some smaller items. It's very useful, I've so far used it to hold small screws to put them back into their holes, put front panel connectors on, and to hold wires for soldering.
Search eBay for "Mosquito Forceps" - you won't need OR grade ones to hold some small parts.

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30 Dec 2012   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Those are available at the Local Medical Marijuana stores

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31 Dec 2012   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Those are available at the Local Medical Marijuana stores

Hadn't thought of looking there.
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31 Dec 2012   #4
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Those are available at the Local Medical Marijuana stores

I was thinking the same thing.....
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31 Dec 2012   #5
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

I always keep a telescopic magnet, a small set of needle-nose pliars and a pair of hemostats in my toolbox whether I'm working on computers or firearms(you'd be surprised how similar the tools are for the two!) . These look fantastic for getting at something from a weird angle. Saves me the trouble of heating the hemostats up and putting a slight bend in them. Good find!
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31 Dec 2012   #6
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Kelly eBay has a boatload of styles as well. Some have quite long handles and would be useful for reaching father into tight places. I think there are some with more angle with longer jaws too.
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01 Jan 2013   #7
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I have 2 pair in my tool backpack. Haven't had much need of them lately. Can't remember where I got them. A Guy
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