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  • Know the Required and Recommended Tools for each Job you Work
    Updated On: Jan 21, 2015

    Tools Required to bring to every Job

    Cresent Wrench Hammer Screwdriver
    Side Cutters ("Dikes") Flashlight Pocket Knife
    Pliers Tape Measure Pen or Pencil

    Extra Tools Recommended for certain departments

    Audio/ Video/AV

    Sharpie Light colored Electrical Tape Multi-Meter
    Speaker Tester Small Screwdriver ("Greeny") Hex Wrench Set
    Multi-Tool (ie: "Leatherman" type) VGA Tester Q-Box

    Carpentry

    Battery-Powered Screw-Gun Hand Saw Level
    Gloves Rachet/Socket Wrench Set

    Electrics

    Light Tester Speed Wrench Multi-Meter
    Power Tester ("Wiggy") Gloves Multi-Tool (ie: "Leatherman" type)

    Rigging

    Good Quality Rope (50ft+) Safety Harness

    Job Specific Recomendations:

    BASIC THEATRICAL TOOL PACKAGE:

    (for calls at the theaters and for carpenter and electric calls in the convention center and hotels.)

    AUDIO VISUAL JOBS:

    Tool Belt - For tools and basic hardware you will need on the job
    Tape Measure - 25 foot minimum
    Straight Claw Hammer - 16 oz.
    Screw Drivers - a 4 in 1 is ok
    Battery Operated Screw Gun - 9.6 volt minimum
    Crescent Wrench - 8 in.
    Ratchet Wrench - 3/8 “ drive, 3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 9/16" deep sockets
    Channel Locks - 10"
    Pliers - Slip Joint, 2 position
    Wire Cutters - end cutters or diagonal cutters
    Pocket Knife - big enough to cut sash cord, small enough to carry with you at all times
    Flashlight - Small and Powerful
    Safety Glasses
    Gloves
    Pen and Pencil
    Black Sharpie
    Maglight Flashlight, holder
    4 in one screw driver
    8" crescent wrench
    Leatherman or other multi-purpose tool
    Jewelers Screw drivers - (phillips and flat)
    Needle Nose Pliers
    Assorted Nut Drivers
    Pocket Knife
    Circuit Tester
    Board Tape or Masking tape
    Electrical Tape
    Sharpie or other fine point permanent marker
    Gloves
    Pen and small Pad of Paper

    Fanny Pack to hold tools
    Binder to hold Payroll sheets, Note Pads, etc.

    CONSTRUCTION SHOPS:

    RIGGING:

    Tool Belt - For tools and basic hardware you will need on the jobs
    Tape Measure - 25 foot minimum
    Architect’s scale rule
    Straight Claw Hammer - 16 oz.
    Nail Sets
    Center Punch
    Screw Drivers - a 4 in 1 is ok
    Battery Operated Screw Gun - 9.6 volt minimum
    Combination Square or Speed Square, and Framing Square
    Hand Saw(s) - cross cut saw at least
    Crescent Wrench - 8 in. And 10 in.
    Ratchet Wrench - 3/8 “ drive, 3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 9/16" deep sockets (complete set preferred)
    Channel Locks - 10"
    Pliers - Slip Joint, 2 position
    Wire Cutters - end cutters and diagonal cutters
    Pocket Knife - big enough to cut sash cord, small enough to carry with you at all times
    Utility Knife and blades
    Chalk Line, Dry Line, line level
    Flashlight - Small and Powerful
    Carpenter’s compass, bevel gauge, angle dividers
    Block Plane, Sureform, assorted files and rasps
    1" wood chisel (at least)
    3" wrecking chisel
    Safety Glasses
    Ear protection
    Gloves
    Pen and Pencil
    Black Sharpie

    ADDITIONAL TOOLS FOR WELDERS:
    Welding Hood
    Leather Jacket
    Gloves
    Magnetic Torpedo Level
    12" Crescent Wrench

    *Rope – 5/8”

    *Full Body Harness – Rated (Ansi Z395.1)

    *Shock Absorber

    *Lanyard / “Y” Lanyard (Sports Arena)

    *Auto Lock Steel Carabiners (minimum 2)

    *Multi Loop 5ft

    *CMC Rescue Sheave

    100ft Cloth Tape Measure

    30ft Steel Tape Measure

    Channel Locks 8”

    Crescent Wrench 8” (wide mouth, must open to 1 1/8”)

    4 in 1 Screw Driver

    Volt Meter

    Sidewalk chalk

    Ratcheting Box Wrench ¾ x 7/8

    Socket Wrench 3/8 Drive: 11/16, 9/16, 3/8 Deep Sockets

    Socket Wrench 1/2 Drive: 15/16, 7/8, 3/4 Deep Sockets

    Pocket Knife

    Downloadable Software Tools

    Dmw.exe.zip PC Software for Projector Alignment
    EXTRON.zip PC Software for Extron Equipment
    Pattern Generator.zip PC Software for Pattern Generation
    Video_Test.ppt.zip Power Point File with Various Test Slides (PC & Mac)
    XLiteTools (D).zip The XLite Toolset software is a configuration tool to configure all diplay system devices such as walls (ILite/DLite), digitizers (D310/320), fiberlink, AEC, ...
    LEDCALCV2.0.XLS.zip Rigging Calculator for LED Walls (MS Excel File, PC & Mac)


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