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  1. #1
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    I keep the in my drill case. Both are Malco products that work great!

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.”

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    I bought myself one of them shears like that, but never really used it. Most of the stuff I do now is so small it's more of a pain to dig that out than just cut it with snips (most of our stuff is 26 ga).

    Definately handy when cutting thicker stuff though!

    I think I seen a double cut version of that too recently.
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    Those little snippys cut out the sides of furnaces like butter! screw carpal-tunnel syndrome, which I think I have a little bit.
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    We used them on some 18ga duct on a RTU and was surprised on how well they worked.

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    Been using both of those for years, and have the big hole cutter too.

    I find that I have to set the hole cutter a notch or 2 smaller than the size hole indicated on the scale, especially when cutting big holes.

    The sheers are great when you don't need a perfect edge on something, especially when it is thicker than 26 gauge metal.

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