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Required Basic Kit

1. Tool Box (back pack, handheld or roll around are adequate)
2. Flash light
3. Safety glasses or goggles
4. Ear plugs (can be disposable) or ear muffs
5. 10x magnifying glass
6. Inspection mirror
7. Dial caliper (6inch) digital is ok
8. Fine tip sharpie
9. Screwdriver set (12 to 28-piece set)
10. Offset screwdrivers (usually come in the bigger sets)
11. 6-inch steel rule (decimal chart on back is helpful)
12. Pliers set (needle nose, slip joint, duck bill, diagonal, channel lock)
13. Snap ring pliers
14. Feeler gage set, 25 leaf
15. Socket set 1/4-inch drive, (1/4 thru 9/16) (12-point sockets)
16. Socket set 3/8-inch drive, (3/8 thru 7/8)
17. Ratchets, ¼ inch drive, 3/8-inch drive, and ½ inch drive
18. Extension set, ¼ inch drive and 3/8-inch drive
19. Universal joint, ¼ inch drive and 3/8-inch drive
20. Rubber dead blow hammer
21. Ball Peen hammer, 12-16 oz.
22. Punch set- Pin Punches, at least 3/32", 1/8", and 5/32 (a brass punch is handy as well)
23. Wrench set, S.A.E. combination (1/4 thru 1 inch)
24. Allen wrench set S.A.E
25. Metal file set (round, flat, and half round)
26. Spark plug socket (7/8 inch with ½ inch drive) (must be deep well to work)
27. Tire air chuck
28. Tire pressure gauge
29. Tire valve core removal tool
30. Center punch (spring loaded is nice)
31. Aviation snip set (3 piece) (left, right, and straight)
32. Hacksaw (fine tooth blade)
33. Scribe
34. Drill bits
     #40 - 2 each
     #30 - 2 each
     #21 - 2 each
     #10 – 2 each
35. Drill bits fractional each 32nd of an inch
36. Multi-Meter
37. Wire strippers, small gage (up to #26)


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