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#2326 - 10/30/01 03:05 PM tool for debris problems
Anonymous
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'Mornin'<br>I'm looking for a small pry tool for a 72 hr kit, or car, or briefcase to use in the event of earthquake or building collapse etc. I've seen a metal tool roughly the shape of a hammer which has gas and water shuttoff wrenches and a pry end. the other choice is a folding firemans spannerwrench with gas wrench seatbelt cutter glass punch and pry end.<br>Which would any of you choose.<br>Gall's happens too sell both of these tools.<br>thanks<br>JB

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#2327 - 10/30/01 03:10 PM Re: tool for debris problems
Chris Kavanaugh Offline
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Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 3824
There is a small, titanium crowbar imported from Russia ( sovietski.com, see retail list). It is very robust ( and comparably expensive). The emegency shut off wrenches come in plastic at most hardware stores for a few dollars.

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#2328 - 10/30/01 03:19 PM Re: tool for debris problems
Anonymous
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I retain a run of the mill 30 inch iron crowbar beneath my bed (living in earthquake country as I do) in case I ever have to claw my way out of the remains of my shattered residence. IIn the garage I stash a hefty six foot long prybar. Leverage is everything in a prying tool. I wouldn't bother with small or with titanium unless weight was critical.

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#2329 - 10/30/01 04:52 PM Re: tool for debris problems
Anonymous
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I have a regular crowbar in my truck, but I'm looking for a smaller one to carry in/with a backpack. I also like the idea of the gas shutoff built in. I guess your right that a 12" bar is going to have minimal prying abilities.

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#2330 - 10/30/01 05:36 PM Re: tool for debris problems
Craig Offline


Registered: 11/13/01
Posts: 1784
Loc: Collegeville, PA, USA
15-inch titanium prybars may be found here:<br><br>http://www.materials.com/Titanium_tools.HTML<br><br>and here:<br><br>Search on "Pry Bar Tire Tool" at http://www.uscav.com/

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#2331 - 10/31/01 06:16 AM Re: tool for debris problems
ratstr Offline
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Registered: 09/07/01
Posts: 180
Loc: Istanbul-LTBA
Just make sure the gas shut off is anti-spark:) They have nice tools at www.paratech.com

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