Helping The Enemy

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dual use,hammer,nails,tools
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Don't you know what he's done to your family???

~NSHA

Hans Solderer

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Hall of Fame,not a kludge,solder,star wars,tools,toy
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Prolific hacker Craig Smith digs up a toy from his childhood:

About 1983, when I was fifteen, I dropped my dad's red Bakelite soldering gun and broke the casing. Of course he was upset, so I did my best to "fix it." So I took my original Star Wars Han Solo pistol and gutted it to hold the soldering gun components. I even ran the lightbulb up into the scope on top. The button on the handle worked well for the trigger switch. Ten years later, when the old house was sold, the gun wound up in my belongings. To this day, when an underpowered iron just won't do, I pull out the "Han Solderer" and get the job done. Half of me likes the mod, the other half is ill over the fact that I gutted my vintage Star Wars toy. What's done is done.

Don't Mess Around. Just Smash and Chug.

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alcohol,drinking,hammer,Professional At Work,tools
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From the submitter

My co-worker and found a bottle of wine in the mini fridge at work, so we decided we would have a feew drink toward the end of the day. We peeled the foil from the top to discover the cork, and quickly realized that we didn't have a corkscrew. We looked around for something we could pull the cork, so we decided to drive a screw into the cork and pull it out. We couldn't get the cork to budge, so we started prying it up with the hammer. This photo shows the total amount of the cork we could p

Oh god! How did it turn out?! The text got cut off. Please, this story must have an ending.

Just Diggin' Around The Ol' Watering Hole

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boat,dual use,paddle,shovel,tools
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Hey, it's making room for more buried treasure. ~Not-So-Handy Andy

Getting a Grip on Your Climate Controls

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dashboard,dual use,grip,tools,vice grips
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The hardware/automotive store confusion strikes again.

~NSHA

It's What Washington Would Have Wanted

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dual use,money,tools,welding
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Celebrate our independence by putting the founding fathers to good use! ~NSHA