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EVERY time some tool goes missing or breaks...

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by JKD, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Aug 10, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    JKD

    JKD [OP] Well-Known Member

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    EVERY time some tool goes missing or breaks, it is either on a Sunday or after normal business hours, so I can't replace it.

    I had everything ready to do a tire rotation and oil change today, and I started jacking up the front of the truck with my floor jack. It went up a couple of inches...and started sinking faster than I could pump the handle. I loosened and re-tightened the release valve, and tried again. No dice. Checked the hyd. fluid level...it's fine.

    Probably a failed seal or something, fixable, but not really what I want to be doing right now. So I look at the clock...it's after 8pm, every store in town that carries any decent brand (limited to Craftsman around here) is closed.

    I cursed for a while, closed up the garage and quit for the day. Damn it to hell, I wanted to get this project out of the way and do OTHER things tomorrow.
     
  2. Aug 11, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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    SampleFool

    SampleFool Three Percenter

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    This happens to me also, I finally figured out walmart tools for the most part arent worth a shit. They sell some good ones but those r not the ones I need usually.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    There's this guy named Murphy... There's a law named after him and it pretty much gaurantees that crap will happen at the most inconvenient time.
     
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