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Old 05-27-2011, 09:07 AM   #15
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Is replacing rivets something I should be prepared to do?

Have you guys ever heard of Rescue Tape? pretty awesome stuff.
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:21 AM   #16
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Sorry, I'm mostly a wood worker. So what is a "cleaco"?
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:55 AM   #17
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Sorry, I'm mostly a wood worker. So what is a "cleaco"?
They are temporary holders that fit in the holes for rivets. They hole the pieces in place while you are installing rivets. See Spring Clecos.
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:24 AM   #18
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Most all of the above plus this little jewel for a compressor:

Product : Extreme Outback
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:34 AM   #19
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A great big hammer. And a tire pressure gauge.

Uses for those two are not related.
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:28 AM   #20
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I forgot: one axle's worth of spare wheel bearings (pre-greased).

Ever have a wheel bearing go out some dozens of miles down a dirt road? I have, despite what I thought was top-noch preventive maintenance (bad seal). No fun.
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:35 AM   #21
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you guys with compressors.....electric or gasoline powered?

I've become a big proponent of pneumatic tools over electric tools down here. Air tools are cheap and do well in a caustic environment. I am surprised to see several people here say they carry compressors, though, since they are heavy, and WAY noisy.
12V Electric off the TV Electrical system. The pump was installed for the Rear end air locker. The Tank was a bonus. I ued to carry a 2 Gallon 120V generator driven compressor.
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:56 PM   #22
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Gringo- I've had interior rivets pop, so I carry a rivet gun and some rivets.

I also carry some butyl tape in case of a leak. It's good for a fast, temporary repair. I've never needed it, but it's good to have.
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:28 PM   #24
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Gringo- I've had interior rivets pop, so I carry a rivet gun and some rivets.

I also carry some butyl tape in case of a leak. It's good for a fast, temporary repair. I've never needed it, but it's good to have.
Have you tried the Rescue Tape? Truly impressive silicon tape. Handles steam, solvents, high temp and pressure...

check the specs:
Welcome to Rescue Tape!
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Metalic tape. Great for sealing up seams, holes, etc. Any leak in the Shell.
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:28 AM   #26
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Hey Gringo, that rescue tape. Is that the stuff they advertise on TV ??? Does it all. And if you order now we'll double your order ???? I saw that advertised and thought it to be good stuff, where can you find it ?????
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A 1 1/8" socket on a breaker bar ( 6 point) and box wrench. That seems to be the magic size for my hitch bolts. Also for my fuel filter on my Cummins diesel. So 2 for 1.
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Leatherman,duck tape, SS wire and a cell phone... Oh, a few cans of Sea Foam for the TV.
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