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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #15 on: Saturday,January 13, 2018, 01:59:06 PM »
I bought this kit off eBay for 45 quid (whatever that was in US bucks) a month ago. Had to pay almost the same in shipping from UK because the seller wouldn't take the useless (to me) lead hammer out of the kit!  :WTF: Bought a nice, but not original stitched Naugahyde roll to go with it. For appearance only.

Unfortunately most of the parts in that toolkit are not original - the screwdriver isn't quite right, the box spanner is too short to be able to be turned. Still Think you did quite well anyway.

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #17 on: Saturday,January 20, 2018, 10:56:00 AM »
europaloon's kit is a much better deal!

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #18 on: Saturday,January 20, 2018, 01:47:18 PM »
europaloon's kit is a much better deal!

But the one 1412 is selling is in much better condition nice and shiny.

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #19 on: Saturday,January 20, 2018, 05:30:17 PM »
Am I reading that the tool kit is a bit over $1000.00?
If so, I got new items to be on the lookout for at fleamarkets

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #20 on: Saturday,January 20, 2018, 11:13:27 PM »
Am I reading that the tool kit is a bit over $1000.00?
If so, I got new items to be on the lookout for at fleamarkets

Yep, you've got it right, just over $1000 for a set of tools that most likely the owner will never use, they'll just leave them lying by the side of the car or in an open boot (trunk to you guys  :)  ) at shows.   I suspect there's a steady business for me to pop along to Newark (big local autojumble) every month and then get listing on Ebay.

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #21 on: Sunday,January 21, 2018, 06:03:51 AM »
Ther Probably is, Brian. I sold a lot more of my old Lotus bits than I ever thought possible!

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Re: Toolkit anyone?
« Reply #22 on: Sunday,January 21, 2018, 10:18:41 AM »
The toolkit listed at £750 isn't even correct - there at least 2 wrong items in it!

My kit is in as found condition but it wouldn't take half an hour to smarten them up with a wire brush and a rattle can. The trouble with doing that is some people like the as is 'patinated' look and its difficult to put it back to that.

Should anyone want to make an offer for my kit please PM.