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    Cool What is the best computer tool kit?

    Hello,

    I'm looking to purchase a computer tool kit but I'm not sure which ones are 'the best'. I've been looking on NewEgg (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...x=0&y=0&Page=1) because I feel I can get more of a variety looking their and I've already ordered other items from them so I know they are a reliable company. Price really isn't the issue but, I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars. I'm looking more for a kit that gives me bang for my bucks. If you have any suggestions (positive or negative) please let me know. Thank you for your time.
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...3&N=2010010133

    IS the actual category you should be looking in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cywkevin View Post
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...3&N=2010010133

    IS the actual category you should be looking in.
    Thank you very much but I'm still not sure which one is the best...
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    Are you using it for personal use. I've only needed a phillips screw driver and an antistatic wrist strap for that kind of work.
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    I used this for company work in a combination. Be warned I get stuff I dont need alot but for general colocation work this has helped. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16899161001
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16899261003
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16899261005 that strap makes you look funny but it works.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16899339013


    I use all of these things at one time or another but it really depends on what you would be using them for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cywkevin View Post
    Are you using it for personal use. I've only needed a phillips screw driver and an antistatic wrist strap for that kind of work.
    Its actually for a friend of mine and they are really into computers and I want to get them a nice set. I want to give them the push to open their own computer repair shop because I really think they can make a go at it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The-Pixel View Post
    Its actually for a friend of mine and they are really into computers and I want to get them a nice set. I want to give them the push to open their own computer repair shop because I really think they can make a go at it.
    well you would need network testers wire testers for shortages etc a anti static glove or clip HELPS ALOT of course adjustable wrenches and soldering guns can help also. The links I posted are what I have used but When I worked with computer repair a lot was virus based. Keeping usb sticks and boot discs are a good thing to keep on hand. I know you can get 20+ cd rw's rather cheap now a days which help greatly with backups
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    I have a HUGE toolbox for my computer toolkit. It is full of one screw driver. And I used to build computers for a living. The hard way

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    I just simply have a tool box and if ever i run into a project and need a tool i dont have i simply go buy it. But i understand your trying to buy your friend this kit which i find very nice of you. Check this out
    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Belkin-Profe...3A1%7C294%3A50

    P.s Sorry but i use ebay alot so this is why i showed this link :p

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    Quote Originally Posted by semoweb View Post
    I just simply have a tool box and if ever i run into a project and need a tool i dont have i simply go buy it. But i understand your trying to buy your friend this kit which i find very nice of you. Check this out
    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Belkin-Profe...3A1%7C294%3A50

    P.s Sorry but i use ebay alot so this is why i showed this link :p
    I really like that one it has the different extensions on the screwdrivers which makes it alot easier. Thank you everyone for your input and advise.
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    You tried a tooling company, in the UK we have Snap-On and MacTools (not apple), they can price individual sets, and provide storage solutions, I spent around 90 kitting out a whole workshop, got tool trays etc
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