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what tools should you start with in the R program?

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1/26/12 - 7:57 AM
E.DeHaven
Is there a tool list available? I would like to have everything I need before starting a job. Thanks
1/26/12 - 9:13 AM
Ralph Neidert
Residential Trainee tool List

Before assignment to their first job, all individuals in our training programs shall have in their possession the following tools in group A.

Group A
1 – 6’ folding rule or retractable measuring tape
2 – 6” flathead screwdrivers (with polyurethane handles)
1 – 9” side cutting pliers (insulated handles)
2 – Channellock pliers (1-10” & 1-12” or 2-10” or 2-12”)
1 – wire strippers (insulated handles)
1 – adjustable hacksaw frame
1 – pocket knife (steel blade) w/blade of 4” or less
1 – claw hammer (16 oz.) with polyurethane handle
1 – tool pouch or bag
1 – 600 V voltage tester (Ideal or equivalent)

Individuals in training are encouraged to purchase tools as required for the job. We suggest the trainee purchase one premium tool from the list below each week. If this procedure is followed for about six months, all the listed hand tools will have been acquired. Trainees are not allowed to purchase power or battery operated tools for job use.

Group B
1 – 8”-10” adjustable wrench
1 – brick chisel
1 – ¼” tap wrench
1 – 6” diagonal pliers
1 – 9” torpedo level (magnetic)
1 – long nose pliers
1 – awl
1 – tool box (plus lock)

Group C
1 – 18” level
1 – center punch
1 – heavy hammer (at least 2 pounds)
1 – 6-32 through 10-32 bolt cutters
1 – set of ¼” to ¾” box wrenches
1 – set of 1/16” to 5/16” allen wrenches
1 – plumb bob
1 – flashlight – complete with batteries

Group D
1 – combination square
1 – Rawl drill handle
1 – fuse puller
1/26/12 - 9:33 AM
E.DeHaven
Thanks

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