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Old 07-29-2009, 02:03 PM   #11
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Then my key chain would look like the ones used for gas station bathrooms! My drill gauge is about the size of an iPhone but a little longer and not as thick.
If you have the correct bits you could make your own?
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Old 07-30-2009, 05:47 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by cacunn View Post
If you have the correct bits you could make your own?
...said Tim (the Tool Man) Taylor.

Actually, that's a good idea and an excuse to get metric drill bits ... except most are not even mm sizes.

I'll check wire gauge equivalents tomorrow.
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You might try Bisco Tool Supply I have considered making a small needle gauge the would fit on a key chain. I just have to many things in line.
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Old 07-31-2009, 03:28 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by OffJumpsJack View Post

I wish that darn thing would catch up with me; but I suppose it if had legs and followed me around like a puppy I'd still find it annoying.

Or for 3 bucks you could order a dedicated needle gauge and then they wouldn't wander all over the house.
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Or for 3 bucks you could order a dedicated needle gauge and then they wouldn't wander all over the house.

You don't understand using existing items for alternative purposes is a guy thing.
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Not really just a guy thing - I use paperclips for st markers, they can be used for cable needles too, as can skewers, chopsticks, pencils..
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Old 08-03-2009, 09:05 AM   #17
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Not really just a guy thing - I use paperclips for st markers, they can be used for cable needles too, as can skewers, chopsticks, pencils..
All in favor of making Sue one of the Guys just say Aye!
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All in favor of making Sue one of the Guys just say Aye!
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Yeah, sometimes I do feel more like one of the guys. There's a lot of other ladies who sub one thing for another too.
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All in favor of making Sue one of the Guys just say Aye!
She can come over to the dark side anytime!
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