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Old 03-02-2012, 07:26 PM   #71
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Correction: My hitchball shaft is 1-1/4", but the nut is still 46mm, i.e., about 1-7/8". Sorry for my typo.
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:59 AM   #72
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You can tighten your hitch nut with a 1-1/8" wrench? I'm not a hitch expert, or even a recovering hitch expert, but my hitchball shaft is 1-1/8". As it turns out, my 46mm socket fits perfectly, translating into about 1-7/8". Is the 1-1/8" a typo, or are you sure you have the right ball for your load?
The hitchball is the one bolt on my Airstream that I can't tighten with tools I carry. I haven't sprung the $80 or so for the right size socket and I'm not strong enough to give it the torque it needs, so I have that done by the pros.
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Old 03-03-2012, 12:03 PM   #73
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Gene your cracking me up, obviously you've used "The Rabbit" one too many times today . "wione"... hummmm, is it a new libation?
Wash you meen? Wione is something we make in an old car radiator out heer in the hills. Goes gud wid beer. Fits rite in the tool box too for house kalls. Ain't thet the way you do it in Tinnessee two?

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Old 03-03-2012, 05:39 PM   #74
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Wash you meen? Wione is something we make in an old car radiator out heer in the hills. Goes gud wid beer. Fits rite in the tool box too for house kalls. Ain't thet the way you do it in Tinnessee two?

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LOL, We're still trying to figure everything out here cuz we're the "odd ones out", considering I'm originally from CA, my wife was from KS, and we met in TX! However Popcorn Sutton was our neighbor, till he got himself in all sorts of trouble, but he sure did learn us some great stuff before he did himself in, like about moonshine, and things that would surly make some blush on the "Sex in an Airstream" thread!

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Old 03-04-2012, 01:45 PM   #75
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Moonshine and sex may go together better than martinis and sex: Post 578, http://www.airforums.com/forums/f483...m-86208-6.html

At this point we may have exhausted all the possible tools except if we want to tow with a SnapOn truck.

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I recently passed 300-lbs worth of tools. BobCross is trying to talk some of us into a videoborescope. Not expensive, but too pricey this week.

However

this one just came up on the radar screen. Gotta have it at this price:

Haywire Klamper: Hose Clamps, Emergency Repairs, Bind Any Two Objects Together!

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I was up on the roof this evening operating a half-century old Arm-Strong winch to get a new 95-lb Coleman 15k A/C up a 12' ramp from pickup tailgate to Silver Streak endcap (brave, ain't I . . but this "winch" worked better when it was only 27-years of age). Could've used this tool as my arrangement of straps and ropes would've been improved by some wire "crossties" to keep the A/C on the wood skid better. And to have wired the two pressure treat 2x10's with a pair of eyebolts to keep a spacer wedged between. Etc.

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Old 11-10-2012, 04:06 PM   #78
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What's In Your Tool Box?

Any advise on what tools we should pack in our tool kit for our 2,000 maiden voyage? Thanks y'all
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:18 PM   #80
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In regards to tools....

I have all the mentioned essentials, additionally, I carry a tank of Co2....

With the correct fitting, I have the ability to inflate many many tires to the correct volume, but I also have the ability to run air tools. This way there is no need for a gene for an air comressor. One fewer thing to carry and energize.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:24 PM   #81
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Well, if you have it with you, you won't need it. And if you don't have it with you.....
On our last 3k mile trip, all I needed was a phillips head screwdriver to retighten door hinges after many miles of dirt roads.
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:27 PM   #82
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Cross country trip....nail in the tire.

The only tools used, lego ramps to lift the AS, tire wrench, 12v compressor, tubeless tire repair kit and pressure gauge.

We started with a common sense kit, remember wally world and napa are usually around for the real emergencies.

Duct tape, WD40, vice grips, crescent wench's and a good whack'n hammer with out a doubt.

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Old 11-10-2012, 07:52 PM   #83
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