Your favourite non-cycling specific tool.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by betty swollocks, 5 Jun 2008.

  1. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    Mine is a Swiss army credit card tool.
    Fits inside your wallet and has a small knife that's especially good at digging out those small flints and thorns from your tyre before they work their way in.

    I've whipped mine out on numerous occasions.
    And let's try and keep this thread wholesome and uplifting please!
  2. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    keeping the nail on my pinkie finger long, great for digging out ear wax and boogers!
  3. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Probably my De Walt 7v power screwdriver. Yeah, sad I know! :rolleyes: It'sbloody handy though! :biggrin:
  4. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    I quite like my Leatherman, which is actually a few things combined. If I had to be purist then it would be a pair of pliers. Very useful things.
  5. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    This is my favourite tool:


    It has given excellent service over 4 years wrecking and removing the appalling B&Q mock Victorian decor which blighted our house when we bought it. All the ornate plaster has gone, all the ghastly brass lights, all the swirly pink-glossed Artex ceilings have been re-skimmed, the house is beginning to look less like a failing pub and more like a comfortable convenient modern home.
  6. red_tom

    red_tom New Member

    East London
    I quite like this handwrench.

  7. Bosch SDS drill, eats through walls in seconds, chisels through concrete and even mixes morter and plaster.
  8. Andy in Sig

    Andy in Sig Vice President in Exile

    Uh? Well I won't be bringing my bike to you if it needs any delicate repairs then.:rolleyes:
  9. LLB

    LLB Guest

    I got one without the light. Used it loads of times :rolleyes:
  10. Paulus

    Paulus Getting older by the minute

    I would go with the Swiss Army Knife as well. I have two now, a basic one and the super dooper one Mrs P got me for my Birthday last year.
  11. My Britool spanners.
  12. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

  13. Eeh, "Mattock" is a good word. I could say that all day.


    Very satisfying.:rolleyes:
  14. just jim

    just jim Guest

    "my body is my tool."

    can't mind if that was Alexei Sayle or Rowan Atkinson that said that on "Not the Nine o'Clock News."
  15. girofan

    girofan New Member

    If you're caught carrying Paulus under the new guidelines from ACPO, you will be in breach of the law and probably given a custodial sentence. :rolleyes:;)
    As long as the sentence doesn't start with, "you know" or "innit", you will be allowed to post on the Forum. :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
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