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How many of you have a Church Key among your tools in your shop?

Old 10-05-11, 11:18 PM
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How many of you have a Church Key among your tools in your shop?

Need I say more?
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Old 10-05-11, 11:22 PM
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WTF is a church key
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Old 10-05-11, 11:23 PM
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WTF is a church key
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It was included with the Helicomatic cassette tool.
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Old 10-05-11, 11:43 PM
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It was included with the Helicomatic cassette tool.
I guess I have two of them then.
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Originally Posted by prathmann View Post
It was included with the Helicomatic cassette tool.
Of course!
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I retired it. Was getting far too much use!
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if you buy cans you don't need one...but that said, I have dozens of them, including the Malliard Helico number.
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I do not...I don't use the sort of lubrication that one would need a church key for.
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No church key but a small flame thrower is always on hand.
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13 View Post
WTF is a church key
Mine is attached to my car keys. I use it nearly daily to let myself into the church, or office, or the boiler room if it makes strange noises. Mine is a Master Church Key.
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No C&V for me. I use twist offs now.
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Am I the only one who uses pliers as a bottle opener?
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I have two.
One opens cans as well as bottles.
One opens bottles and has a screwdriver on the other end.
They are both very important tools.
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An Ortleib's freebie......Joe's beer.
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13 View Post
WTF is a church key
It's a sad day when a young Canadian boy doesn't know what a Church Key is. Think stubbies. Or quarts. While you're watching the Leafs.
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I have one on my key chain ( been there since I was a under aged member ) & one hanging on the shop fridge, my brother still goes for the pliers or what ever tool is at grasp when he is here.
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I have these, left over from culinary career. It is about 8" long and will pierce most any can lid with ease. Pops a mean cap too!
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I have atleast one Heliomatic tool though it is not much use as a corkscrew
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Since my 'shop' is what is supposed to be my dining room.... Yes I have several within reach.
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
It's a sad day when a young Canadian boy doesn't know what a Church Key is. Think stubbies. Or quarts. While you're watching the Leafs.
Need a few quarts to make it through a leafs game these days.

Fork ends make nice church keys too.
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Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
Since my 'shop' is what is supposed to be my dining room.... Yes I have several within reach.
Same here. Well, I do most of my bike work in the kitchen. It's a pain in the neck to have to move all the tools up from the cellar, and the bike, and then have to move it all back, and then clean up, usually on short notice. But on the plus side, refreshments are near at (dirty) hand.
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A very trick lightweight Aluminium one. It wears down easy and has to be replaced often, but hey, it's light. I'm a weight weenie at heart.
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
Mine is attached to my car keys. I use it nearly daily to let myself into the church, or office, or the boiler room if it makes strange noises. Mine is a Master Church Key.
I hear that. Until recently I had a real church key on the keychain for 28yrs. Glad to have an empty spot on the keychain for now.
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Nope. Sadly using that tool will result in a massive headache if used more than once or twice in a sitting.
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