Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-14-2008, 08:48 AM   #29
Rivet Master
utee94's Avatar
1963 26' Overlander
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 2,640
Xerox? And, in the South, Coke...?

Alright, alright-- I'll respect Cooper Tools' copyright on its trade name of Crescent for its line of tools, and just refer to it as an "adjustable wrench" from now on.

Now, I think I need a kleenex-- these allergies are killing me!

utee94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 09:39 AM   #30
Rivet Master
safari57's Avatar
1951 21' Flying Cloud
1960 24' Tradewind
West Coast , BC
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,790
Images: 10
Send a message via MSN to safari57
Of course not to be confused with the crescent wench as I remember fondly from my high school days. One you liked because it had grease on it, the other didn't like you because you had grease on you.


Barry & Donna
Life is short - so is the door on a '51 Flying Cloud (ouch)
safari57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 09:52 AM   #31
1 Rivet Member
wagndragnfc's Avatar
1959 24' Tradewind
Mission , British Columbia
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 11
Boy, when I got the 52 FC, I didn't realize that it came with permission to buy more tools. What a bonus. I can hardly wait to get started. ....On the FC as well.
wagndragnfc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 12:09 PM   #32
Desert Fox
1985 31' Sovereign
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 250
Smile Hi To All The Tool Junkies,

As a former Mac Tool Dealer and a machine shop owner one can never have to many tools. Tools are like dope we never have enough.Give me more. I do not know when I will use them but I do need them now.
Regards from Russell in sunny and warm Tucson Az.
RUSSELL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 12:50 PM   #33
Rivet Master
NevadaGeo's Avatar
1978 31' Excella 500
Genoa , Nevada
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,318
I have an adjustable crescent wrench marked Crescent Tools, Jamestown NY. and a right angle phillips screw driver marked Phillips. Does that count? Original tools, in a tool box I inhereted from an uncle. Wonder where Cooper bought Crescent? When did Phillips invent the double bladed sloped screwdriver? Say that real fast.
NevadaGeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 01:38 PM   #34
Rivet Master
clancy_boy's Avatar
2003 22' International CCD
Kiln , Mississippi
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,780
Images: 8
So many Tools, So little Time.........

Life is short, get'em all while you can.....

That thought process works for my wife when it comes to shoes, I would never pay that much to rub them all over the ground.
Michael & Tina with Layla and Preston BZ
The family has grown.
clancy_boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 02:45 PM   #35
1950 Flying Cloud 7039
FC7039's Avatar
1950 21' Flying Cloud
Allen , Texas
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 561
... and more tools

Woo Whoo, just bought a tap and die set.
FC7039 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 03:10 PM   #36
Rivet Master
Royce's Avatar
1977 Argosy Minuet 6.0 Metre
Colorado Springs , Colorado
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 732
Images: 9
Originally Posted by Foiled Again
No more nasty remarks about shoes!

...adjustable wrench (which most people mistakenly call a "crescent wrench". "Crescent" is a brand name).

OK, how about Wyoming open end wrench set? Also useful is the Wyoming arc wrench. But that is another application.
Royce (K0RKK) 146.460 simplex
Web page
AIR# 3913
'77' Minuet 6 Metre, behind a 2005 stock Jeep Rubicon with Equa-L-Zer hitch.
Royce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2008, 03:39 PM   #37
Rivet Master
Aerowood's Avatar

1971 21' Globetrotter
Arvada , Colorado
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2,881
I'm getting confused, we just call them a French Wrench, didn't everybody call then Cresont Wrenches.

Aerowood is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What tools do you use for polishing? yukionna Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 12 06-14-2007 01:02 PM
rivet tools maznblu Ribs, Skins & Rivets 12 05-31-2006 05:51 PM
What Tools? foghorn14 Ribs, Skins & Rivets 4 02-22-2006 08:15 PM
Rivet Tools markdoane Ribs, Skins & Rivets 71 03-29-2005 06:30 PM
Rivets and tools 63air General Interior Topics 6 08-25-2004 09:25 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.