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I'm not sure where to put this, but I'll put it here for now. My dad wants to get me a computer tool kit because I always use his, and end up leaving the pieces everywhere. I'm really disorganized, and he wants me to get something that I can use exclusively. What would you guys recommend for a quality tool kit at a reasonable price. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16899261014 That seems to be like a good kit, but some people complain about quality. Anything that I can get for $40 or under of good quality?
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post #2 of 21
lol what do you need a hammer for in pc repair?

**** my true wont fit!*
*let me grab the hammer!*

that kit looks fine although i hate those all in one kits there usually all plasticy.
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lol what do you need a hammer for in pc repair?

**** my true wont fit!*
*let me grab the hammer!*

that kit looks fine although i hate those all in one kits there usually all plasticy.
lol Ya people did ask why one would need a hammer. I'm sure I could find a use for a hammer around the house, but not on my computer. Another thing I would like are magnetized screwdrivers. They're so useful for screws in tight places.
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Just go to the store and buy the cheapest Phillips screw drive you can find. That's all you really need.
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Just go to the store and buy the cheapest Phillips screw drive you can find. That's all you really need.
But I find myself using other stuff such as pliers, wire cutters, and various other things.
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post #6 of 21
philips screw driver
flat blade screw driver
pliers
side cutters
zip ties
flash light
multimeter
anti-static strap

that's all you REALLY need, no hammers please...

and for laptops

a precision set, with torx (for macs)

and sometimes soldering iron and desoldering wick or pump if you are into that kind of stuff
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http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2062790


i used that for years! it worked great. then i just went out and bought my own tool box and everything i need and it is continuing to grow
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post #8 of 21
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philips screw driver
flat blade screw driver
pliers
side cutters
zip ties
flash light
multimeter
anti-static strap

that's all you REALLY need, no hammers please...

and for laptops

a precision set, with torx (for macs)

and sometimes soldering iron and desoldering wick or pump if you are into that kind of stuff
I do have a soldering iron, so I'm covered there. I think the kit BLKKROW linked looks nice. Similar to what we have now.

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http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2062790


i used that for years! it worked great. then i just went out and bought my own tool box and everything i need and it is continuing to grow
Looks nice, and at a nice price. So is the screw driver magnetized?
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I do have a soldering iron, so I'm covered there. I think the kit BLKKROW linked looks nice. Similar to what we have now.



Looks nice, and at a nice price. So is the screw driver magnetized?
yes it is magnetized. I find it very useful i have never had any issues with my hard drive or anything so dont be scared
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post #10 of 21
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yes it is magnetized. I find it very useful i have never had any issues with my hard drive or anything so dont be scared
Ya, I haven't had any issues with a magnetized screwdrivers. My dad was the one who was a little scared.

EDIT: Rep's handed out.
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