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The Tools of Self-Sufficiency

Complete tool box, with the usual variety of types and sizes of screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, vice-grips, and these items:

  • 2 drills, one cordless and one more powerful plug-in type
  • jigsaw
  • random orbital sander
  • palm sander
  •  dremeltool (the sailor's friend for cutting, engraving, shaping or fabricating custom parts from virtually any material)
  • hack saw
  • bolt cutters
  • wire cutters
  • tap and die set
  • soldering iron
  • socket set
  • wire ties of every size (even gigantic 3-foot-long ones)
  • Velcro
  • large variety of s/s screws, bolts, nuts and washers
  • large variety of electrical connectors
  • multi-volt ampmeter
  • inverter for powering 110-volt tools
  • stock s/s tubing
  • aluminum and stainless steel bar stock
  • teak planks
  • hoses, belts, gaskets, filters
  • 316 stainless steel hose clamps in every possible size
  • rebuild kits for pumps
  • sewing machine
  • basting tape
  • grommet set
  • tape, duct tape and electrical tape
  • variety of paint brushes (standard and foam)
  • 5200 epoxy
  • silicon caulking
  • contact rubber cement
  • WD-40
  • lithium grease
  • sandpaper
  • fishing tackle
  • crab pot
  • casting net

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