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Old 06-02-2015, 11:07 AM   #1
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Smile Newbie - basic tool kit

I am trying to create a list of tools that I'll need to take along from my shop for our first excursion. This is in addition to the items we'll keep in the TT such water regulator and surge protector.

Tool list
- 2 jack stands for truck
- torque wrench and extension
- lugnut socket
- stabilizer socket
- DeWalt cordless drill and charge
- infrared thermometer
- tire guage
- various screw drivers
- channel locks and vise grips
- duct tape
- bubble level
- 6' level
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Welcome to irv2. Here's a link to some previous threads that may give you some more ideas to add to your list.


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Old 06-02-2015, 06:56 PM   #4
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This is a great all inclusive tool kit, i have two of them, one stays in the utility room and the other, in the truck/camper. A long way from great quality, but just about any tool you might need in a pinch. Harbor Freight, $29 each when i picked them up.
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Old 06-03-2015, 12:44 PM   #5
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Check around the rig and see if it has some of the square head screws, and maybe torx head screws and make sure you have something to fit it. I thought I had a good assortment of screwdrivers, but the awning had some of the square head screws that needed tightening and I hadn't noticed them before. I filed down a little screw driver to fit good enough to get the job done, but it sure would have been easier with the right tool.
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