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Old 03-09-2017, 07:57 PM
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Putting together a tool bag/box to keep on the boat, curious about assortment of tools everyone keeps in your on board/ on the road tool kit for your boats.
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Old 03-09-2017, 09:09 PM
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Putting together a tool bag/box to keep on the boat, curious about assortment of tools everyone keeps in your on board/ on the road tool kit for your boats.
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Old 03-09-2017, 09:13 PM
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Wire, fuse, wrenches, pliers, tape. Spark plug and plug wrench.
Screwdrivers, knife. Sometimes nothing can be done on the water.
Drop the hook.
Cell phone, VHF radio.
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Old 03-10-2017, 04:09 AM
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I carry a couple screwdrivers, a 12" & a 8" cresent wrench, pliers, and a spare prop. A good heavy duty set of jumper cables would be a good idea so if your starting battery died you could jump from a trolling battery.
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Old 03-10-2017, 05:55 AM
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Greetings,

There are already several good suggestions on this thread. I especially liked the idea of a set of battery jumper cables - been there and done that! Also, you might consider a set of sockets and a ratchet, electrical zip ties, duct tape, spare fuses, WD-40 and a hammer. There is another electrical item that I cannot recall the proper name of, but it is used to see if you have power to an electrical wire, for example on your trailer. This item is inexpensive. You just touch it to a ground and to the wire and it will light up if there is power. Help me out here guys! Is it a test light?

I'm sure there are some other things.

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Old 03-10-2017, 06:14 AM
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An extra set of boat keys in the truck and an extra set of truck keys in the boat.
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Old 03-10-2017, 06:56 AM
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I will add some electric connecters. Female blade type that push into your fuse panel. Sometimes the wire can pull out of the connector. A few butt connectors as well. Plus the electric crimping tool. I agree with ci guy on the extra truck key in boat. I just keep an extra boat key hidden in the boat itself.

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Old 03-10-2017, 07:48 AM
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In the boat's toolbox I keep a roll of trailer wire, crimp tool/cutter, butt splices and connectors, electrical tape, zip ties, ratcheting screwdriver, various bits, a few sockets and driver, pliers, prop nut, cotter pins, hammer, spare boat key and a small first aid kit for when I hurt myself using any of the above, even the boat key. Spare prop is in a boat compartment. Bottle jack, lug wrench and some short 2x4s are kept in the truck bed. I think I'd better add some fuses and spark plugs.
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An extra set of boat keys in the truck and an extra set of truck keys in the boat.
Learned this one the hard way.
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I just bring my brother he is a tool.
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