The Engineer's Essentials

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The Toolbox Essentials

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That's what we used to fix this.
 

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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."
 
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When tape fails it's time for the big guns.
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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."
That's the Navy version. In the Army, it's "If it moves, salute it. If it doesn't move, paint it green."
 
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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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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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ahhh the micro adjuster :wink:
 
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Then there's Loctite Red
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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
 
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When tape fails it's time for the big guns.
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Ohh yeah ! what would we do without zip ties ??!!
 
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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.
 
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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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