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Old 02-24-2010, 09:44 PM   #1
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I think I have finally lost it. Did a count today, and I have 15 levels. 15!!!!

I'm nuts. Anyone else have this addiction/problem/passion?
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:45 PM   #2
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I think I have that many drills not level's though. Maybe 8 or so level's.

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Hang on, I'm counting.....................13 hammers, but that's normal. (I think)
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Thats what craigslist is for...i had 6 mitersaws an 4 different stands!! Luckily im down to 2 saw, one stand for both, and got a decent return $$ so i invested in the green coolaid!!

Yet i still hear it callingme in the back of my mind...Buy more,buy more!!!!:s hutup:
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3 forklifts, bobcat, scissors truck = very expensive Still having no upcoming work = Priceless
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I hear ya. Twice a year there is a huge tool auction near me. It's coming up in March. I don't know if I can control myself.

Still got stuff unpacked from last falls auction. Maybe there is a rehab centre I can go to for a couple of weeks.
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3 forklifts, bobcat, scissors truck = very expensive Still having no upcoming work = Priceless
Ouch! at least my addiction is realatively small bucks. What's that quote from Apocolips Now - " The Horror, the horror "
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There's at least 11 guns missing from this pic.

Senco 15 ga., 2 Senco 18 ga., Senco NC stapler, Senco 23 ga. pinner, Bostitch strapshot, Bostitch siding coil, Paslode Impulse 18 ga., Hitachi 16 ga. straight, Bostitch cap stapler, Paslode powermaster framer.
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Lone - I'll save a spot in the rehab centre for you.
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Nope, I have no problem at all.
I feel bad for you guys.
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There's at least 11 guns missing from this pic.

Senco 15 ga., 2 Senco 18 ga., Senco NC stapler, Senco 23 ga. pinner, Bostitch strapshot, Bostitch siding coil, Paslode Impulse 18 ga., Hitachi 16 ga. straight, Bostitch cap stapler, Paslode powermaster framer.
Don't know what is cooler, that you have that many guns or you took the time to put them all together for a family photo.
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There's at least 11 guns missing from this pic.

Senco 15 ga., 2 Senco 18 ga., Senco NC stapler, Senco 23 ga. pinner, Bostitch strapshot, Bostitch siding coil, Paslode Impulse 18 ga., Hitachi 16 ga. straight, Bostitch cap stapler, Paslode powermaster framer.

You need help.

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Don't know what is cooler, that you have that many guns or you took the time to put them all together for a family photo.
It was actually done to catalog them for insurance purposes. It was then that I realized maybe I had a gun fetish.
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Did a count today, and I have 15 levels. 15!!!!
Confucius say, "Man with two watches never know correct time."

I think you in much more trouble than man with two watches.
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There's at least 11 guns missing from this pic.

Senco 15 ga., 2 Senco 18 ga., Senco NC stapler, Senco 23 ga. pinner, Bostitch strapshot, Bostitch siding coil, Paslode Impulse 18 ga., Hitachi 16 ga. straight, Bostitch cap stapler, Paslode powermaster framer.
And I thought I was bad. 26 air powered, all Senco, but only 2 Paslode airless 1 framer, 1 trim. Plus all the other stuff. I probably need to do an insurance inventory also. Thanks for the heads up
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3 months ago i sold alot of tools. My company use to have alot of employees and i had 2 other vans and a small trailer setup with tools. because of the bad economy and i couldnt renew my babysiting licences its just me now! So I started going threw my tools and had a huge tool sale! keeped basically 2 of everything and sold the rest. I made great money on all of it. Had one young carpenter in town, buy one of my vans and complete setup. So anyways long story short i had about 12000 from everything I sold. Now what should I do with that money??? Pay morgage ahead, truck payment, credit cards??? Naaa I went out and bought some more tools..... new brake, new staging, new 12" makita slider, etc etc. After i was done i had about 2000 bucks left. O well. Once a tool addict always a tool addict!!!!!
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Nope, I have no problem at all.
I feel bad for you guys.

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Thirteen drills, and looking at others, if you count impact drivers. Never thought of it as an addiction or problem... hammer, right angle, 3/8", 1/2", corded ones, cordless ones, impact, spares, different brands, always a couple tucked under the van seat. Thirteen, I think....lost count. And that's not counting braces and hand drills or drywall guns.

Hand planes, slightly different story. Have a dozen, including two high end ones still in the box, but only ever use my two block planes. Do have two DeWalt radial arm saws in the shop, even though they are dinosaurs compared to sliding miter saws, and looking at acquiring a nice used 10" Delta RAS to add to my collection.
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12 step program.........
Hi my name is Tom and I have 5 slide miters, 10 drills, 8 skil saws, 7 speed squares, 10 chaulk lines, 12 driver drill reversible bits, 11 Caulking guns, 22 pairs of glasses that I can't find and a dozen hats.
There's more but I have to get past the denial before I can post anymore.....
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whats a level?and what are they used for?

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