92: Top 10 Tools For The Beginner’s 4×4 Shop & Garage

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Join Tyler and Jimmy on today’s episode of the SnailTrail4x4 Podcast, as they talk about the top 10 tools you should have in your shop!! Jacks, hammers, sockets, wrenches, and LIGHTS!

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Show Notes:

Top 10 Tools For The Beginner’s Shop!


GEARWRENCH 110 Pc. 1/4″, 3/8″ & 1/2″ Drive 6 & 12 Point Standard & Deep SAE/Metric Mechanics Tool Set ~$110
GEARWRENCH 23 Pc. 3/8″ Drive Pass Thru 6 Point Standard SAE/Metric Mechanics Tool Set ~$60

Jack Stands!

Torin T43002 Big Red Steel Jack Stands: 3 Ton Capacity, 1 Pair ~$25
BIG RED T46002A Torin Steel Jack Stands: Double Locking, 6 Ton (12,000 lb) Capacity, 1 Pair ~$54


BAOSHISHAN 3 Ton Double Ram Bottle Jack 6 1/2in.-16 1/2in. Lift Range Portable Hydraulic Jack with Carrying Case 5.1lb ~$65

Tape Measure / Digital Calipers!

GEARWRENCH 6″ Digital SAE/Metric Caliper with Large LCD Window ~$45
LEXIVON 25Ft/7.5m AutoLock Tape Measure ~$10

Breaker Bars!

GEARWRENCH 1/2″ Drive Flex Handle/Breaker Bar 24″ ~$45

Torque Wrenches!

GEARWRENCH 3/8″ Drive 120XP Micrometer Torque Wrench 10-100 ft/lbs ~$120
GearWrench Flex Head 1/2″ Drive Electronic Torque Wrench with Angle ~$200


WORKPRO 17-Piece Screwdriver Set ~$40
DEWALT 20V MAX XR Impact Driver Kit, Brushless, 3-Speed, 1/4-Inch ~$140

Pinchy Grabby Things!

GEARWRENCH 7 Pc. Mixed Dual Material Plier Set – ~$85

Magnetic LED Lights!

GearWrench 12-1/2″ Professional 500 Lumen Ultra-Thin Flex-Head Work Light ~$60
CAT Work Lights CT5002PK CAT Super Bright, Portable Compact LED Indoor Projects and Outdoor Camping Car Work Site Lighting ~$30

Hammer & Punches!

Dewalt Dwht51048 16 Oz. Rip Claw Hammer ~$20
Grip 28 pc Heavy Duty Punch & Chisel Set ~$25
Mayhew Pro 61360 3 Pc. Brass Drift Punch Set ~$35
AmazonBasics – Dead Blow Hammer Set – 3-piece (1.35, 2, and 3 lbs.) ~$30

Honorable Mentions!

General Purpose Nitrile Coated 10 Pairs ~$12
Adenna CAT456 Catch 9 mil Nitrile Powder Free Gloves (Orange, Large) Box of 100 ~$14
VASTOOLS Telescopic Magnetic Pickup Tool, 15LB Magnet Stick, 30.5″ Stainless Steel Extendable Magnet Pick-Up ~$7
AstroAI Digital Multimeter ~$35
Makita GA4030K 4″ Angle Grinder, with Tool Case ~$55

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