Ready for Anything

October 30, 2008 07:00 PM
The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "Repair Shop on Wheels” by Darrell Smith. You can find the article in the November 2008 issue.

In addition to parts, tires and an air compressor, here's what the Henggelers carry in their shop on wheels:
  • Welder-generator--120- and 220-volt, single phase
  • Welding supplies
  • Oxyacetylene torch, with 100' of hose
  • Air impact and electric wrenches
  • Standard wrenches, from 3/8” to 2½”, and metric wrenches
  • Socket sets—standard (¼”, 3/8”, ½”, ¾”, with 1” soon to be added) and metric
  • Allen wrenches
  • Metal chop saw
  • Battery charger
  • Electric drill and bits
  • Pipe wrenches—small, medium, large
  • Electrical wiring kit
  • Vise (stores in torch cabinet; mounts in stake hole or, for big jobs, bolts to truck bed)
  • 24' aluminum extension ladder (stored under the bed)
  • 4' stepladder
  • Gear and bearing puller set
  • Fire extinguisher
  • High-lift and hydraulic jacks
  • Sledgehammer
  • Grinders
  • Blocks
  • Shovel
  • Electrical test equipment
  • Electrical cords
  • Punches, chisels and files
  • Screwdriver and nut driver set
  • Pry bars
  • Grease gun and cartridges
  • Hydraulic and engine oil (in 5-gal. buckets)
  • Power steering fluid, brake fluid, antifreeze
  • Center pivot parts
  • Assorted bolts and nuts
  • Miscellaneous iron for bracing broken equipment
  • First aid kit
  • "And, of course,” Ron laughs, "baling wire and duct tape.”

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