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    What to include in the toolbox

    So now that my new trailer has a box on the front of it I was thinking of putting together a toolbox to have just in case. What all would be wise to include in there? I'm looking for the just basics so Im not planning on pulling the motor out while at the lake or anything like that, just a few things that could come in handy. Also Im planning on picking them up at harbor freight to keep the cost down since hopefully they will not need to be used that much. So what do you have in mind?


    I have done a search to see if this has been done before but I came up empty handed
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    Quote Originally Posted by flyguytki View Post
    So now that my new trailer has a box on the front of it I was thinking of putting together a toolbox to have just in case. What all would be wise to include in there? I'm looking for the just basics so Im not planning on pulling the motor out while at the lake or anything like that, just a few things that could come in handy. Also Im planning on picking them up at harbor freight to keep the cost down since hopefully they will not need to be used that much. So what do you have in mind?


    I have done a search to see if this has been done before but I came up empty handed
    david
    As a sea doo owner.... a tow rope JK

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    Keep the tools in your tow vehicle. Those boxes often get submerged when launching and take in a ton of water. Any tool will be rust after a few dunks.

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    I keep a 10 mm socket, 3" extension, medium length screw driver and the allen key for the motor compartment in my ski at all times.. I've used it many times
    If you ride like I do(50-60 miles round trip) you're tools are going to do no good in your truck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex13 View Post
    and the allen key
    What allen key

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    +1. I keep a 1/4 drive ratchet w/ extension, 8mm & 1/4 socket for hose clamps, 10mm socket, 11mm socket for t bolt clamps, 13mm ( I think) for intake grate, flat head screw driver, zip ties, allen for engine cowl, knife, needle nose, side cutters, 3/8 drive ratchet w/ extension and spark plug socket.
    These are the thing I carry with me on the ski all the time and they do come in handy quite often as Alex said. Just this weekend we were up river 40 miles or so and I sucked up a chunk of wood that wedged on my prop. I sure was glad to have the tools to pull the intake grate quick and easy.
    As far as tools left in the trailer. I would have everything to pull the pump and prop but as stated above that will not do you any good when your 30 miles from your trailer.
    I'm sure I am forgeting a few things but other may chime in with more ideas.

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    Not really a key, i meant a 6mm allen

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddyRXP View Post
    What allen key
    The one to remove the engine cowl. Also I never put the two pain in the arse allens on the inside of the cowl in. It is much easier to remove this way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex13 View Post
    Not really a key, i meant a 6mm allen
    Just curious... can't think of any allen bolts on my RXP

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    your plastic motor compartment housing is held on by 5 6mm allen bolts

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