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MAKITA 18-VOLT LXT LITHIUM-ION CORDLESS 12 LED FLASHLIGHT

Published on January 16, 2019 under Humble Mechanic
MAKITA 18-VOLT LXT LITHIUM-ION CORDLESS 12 LED FLASHLIGHT
You may or may not know, I love lighting solutions. The amount of different flashlights I own is borderline shameful. Who am I kidding it's awesome! Today we are looking at the Makita Cordless 12 LED Flashlight! Also paired with 18v 2.0AH Battery and Charger Starter Pack if you need batteries and a charger. Disclaimer ~ This…
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Dewalt 20-VOLT MAX 4-1/2 in Small Angle Grinder

Published on January 9, 2019 under Humble Mechanic
Dewalt 20-VOLT MAX 4-1/2 in Small Angle Grinder
Sometimes you get a new tool thinking "this is cool but I don't really NEED it" That is what I expected out of the Dewalt 20-VOLT MAX 4-1/2 in Small Angle Grinder. Now this battery powered grinder has become one of those things I wish I had years ago. Disclaimer ~ This post is a paid…
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How To Properly Check A Serpentine Belt

Published on November 23, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
How To Properly Check A Serpentine Belt
As a professional mechanic, there are many items we check on cars. We not only look for broken or failing car parts, but we look for maintenance items as well. Over the years serpentine belts and "V-belt" have been a common part that require maintenance. Back when I first started, a simple visual inspection was…
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Custom VW Tool Set, Sonic Tools

Published on July 18, 2016 under Humble Mechanic
Custom VW Tool Set, Sonic Tools
For a limited time all Humble Mechanic fans get 25% off this rail. AND ALL SONIC TOOLS! USE CODE  humble25 The folks at Sonic Tools and I worked hard to develop a custom tool rail for VW. This rail was designed by me, and assembled by Sonic Tools. We wanted to put together a simple set…
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What Is The BEST Way To Organize Sockets?

Published on April 6, 2016 under Video
What Is The BEST Way To Organize Sockets?
What Is The BEST Way To Organize Sockets? Today we are talking about the best way to organize sockets. This is a highly personal thing. But there are some basic keys when thinking about how to set up your sockets, things like efficiency, looks, and space. So today we are looking at the best 3…
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Making And Modifying Custom Tools

Published on February 17, 2016 under Video
Making And Modifying Custom Tools
At some point every mechanic, will need a custom tool. Whether you are a master technician or an automotive DIYer the perfect tool does not always exist. So we have to either make a tool, or modify an existing tool to fix our car repair needs. Maybe the tool we need is just too expensive.…
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