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The Engineer's Essentials

  1. Mar 25, 2015 #1

    davenn

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    The Toolbox Essentials

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  3. Mar 25, 2015 #2

    nsaspook

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    That's what we used to fix this.
     

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  4. Mar 25, 2015 #3

    Doug Huffman

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    As a young sailor technician (ICFN E-3 - I Can't Fix Nothing - senior to E-2 ICFA - I Can Fix Anything), I learned; "If it moves, salute it. If you can't salute it, then paint it. If you can't paint it, then throw it over the side."
     
  5. Mar 25, 2015 #4

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    When tape fails it's time for the big guns.
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  6. Mar 25, 2015 #5

    Mark44

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    That's the Navy version. In the Army, it's "If it moves, salute it. If it doesn't move, paint it green."
     
  7. Mar 25, 2015 #6

    Mark44

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    Then there's Loctite Red
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  8. Mar 25, 2015 #7

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    Skip the red stuff. JB WELD is a better threadlocker and most people under-tighten bolts causing them not to cold weld so you need a Crescent-Hammer.

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  9. Mar 26, 2015 #8

    davenn

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    ahhh the micro adjuster :wink:
     
  10. Mar 26, 2015 #9

    davenn

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    LOL Mark, funny, you as a mentor, should post that ... isn't that what you guys use to close wayward threads ? :-p
     
  11. Mar 26, 2015 #10

    davenn

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    Ohh yeah ! what would we do without zip ties ??!!
     
  12. Mar 26, 2015 #11

    nsaspook

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    Almost forgot one. It's useful after the job too.
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    During the 70's the Navy defacto banned them as drug paraphernalia with the exception of two groups. Doc's and electronic techs. We usually had several clipped to our bell-bottoms just to spin-up the officers.
     
  13. Mar 28, 2015 #12

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    Ya gotta love Loctite, I told the guy doing my dental implant just Loctite the screw back into the socket and forget the tooth, he asked "what is Loctite?". The guy is dry as a popcorn fart. My dentist and his assistant thought it was a good idea until they figured out it would cost them money. We glue models together with it, just the best stuff available.
     
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