Quote Originally Posted by Red Octopus View Post
Great thread, really great stories!
I'd like to add some advise, something I had learned years ago from my dad and some of the older guys that had mentored me over the years.

NEVER - NEVER sell, give away or throw away a tool, any tool, even broken ones - you'll regret it sooner or later and if you loan one out make sure you get it back. (now I'm not sayin' don't loan'em but get 'em back)

. . . .'nough said.

ps/ if offered a tool - don't turn it down, you'll need it sooner or later
I use this methodology. Hence the reason I have a 3/8-1/2" adapter setting on the table with the end of a 3/8" rachet stuck in it. One day i'll extract that.