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Required Basic Kit

  1. Tool Box (should fit in school locker) 35.00
  2. Screwdriver set (12 to 28 piece set) 30.00
  3. Offset screwdrivers (usually come in the bigger sets) **
  4. 6 inch steel rule (decimal chart on back is helpful) 6.00
  5. Pliers set (needle nose, slip joint, duck bill, diagonal, channel lock) 60.00
  6. Feeler gage set, 25 leaf 9.00
  7. Wire gage set 6.00
  8. Socket set 1/4 inch drive, 12 point (1/4 thru 9/16) 20.00
  9. Ratchet, 3/8 inch drive 14.00
  10. Extension set, ¼ inch drive 15.00
  11. Universal joint, 3/8 inch drive 10.00
  12. Speed handle, 3/8 inch drive 18.00
  13. Apex adapter, 3/8 inch drive 7.00
  14. Flex handle (breaker bar), ½ inch drive 25.00
  15. Adapter, ½ to 3/8 inch drive 6.00
  16. Adapter, 3/8 to ¼ inch drive 4.00
  17. Ball Peen hammer, 12-16 oz. 12.00
  18. Wrench set, S.A.E. combination (1/4 thru 1 inch) 40.00
  19. Inspection mirror 6.50
  20. Allen wrench set 20.00
  21. Metal file set (round, flat, and half round) 35.00
  22. Spark plug socket (7/8 inch with ½ inch drive) 8.50
  23. Flash light (2 or 3 cell) 19.00
  24. Safety glasses or goggles 3.00
  25. Ear defenders 12.00
  26. Ear plugs (can be disposable) 4.00
  27. 10x magnification glass 20.00
  28. Hack saw 8.00
  29. Ignition wrench set 30.00

Approx. Total $483.00

Optional Tools

  1. Ratchet screwdriver with replaceable bits 20.00
  2. Brass punch set 15.00
  3. Safety wire pliers (bearing cap) 40.00
  4. Vice grips (2 piece) 24.00
  5. Dead blow or plastic headed hammer 12.00
  6. Wrench set, S.A.E. open end (1/4 thru 1 inch), **Offset is nice** 40.00
  7. Deep well socket set, 3/8 inch drive, 12 point 30.00
  8. Crow foot wrench set, 3/
  9. 8 inch drive 40.00
  10. Dial caliper, 0 to 6 inches 40.00

Approx. Total $261.00

Sheet Metal Tools

  1. Dividers, 6-8 inch 10.00
  2. Cold chisel set (3 piece) 12.00
  3. Center punch (spring loaded is nice) 15.00
  4. Aviation snip set (3 piece) 35.00
  5. Scribe 8.00
  6. Combination square 10.00
  7. Drill bits
    • #40 - 4 each
    • #30 - 4 each
    • #21 - 2 each
    • #10 – 1 each

Approx. Total $90.00

Basic Electrical Tools

  1. Multi-Meter 40.00
  2. Wire strippers, small gage (up to #26) 12.00
  3. Soldering iron, 20W – 40W with base 25.00
  4. Mini pliers set (5 pieces) 30.00

Approx. Total $107.00

*These prices are based on an “average cost”. You can pay more or less for “like” item based on brand name, quality, or quantity.