Tools , can't trust anybody.

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Borrowed a fuel line release set to another mechanic . This set is always in my toolbox.

One week later , I remembered that I never received them back . Asked the mechanic and luckily i found them . Always remember when borrowing tools out .

Edit. They have been found .
 
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That sucks. Do you mark your tools? I know it isn't always possible to leave a distinguishing mark on them. It would drive me crazy always wondering if someone stole a tool I'd been missing for a while.
 

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engrave yo shit and no tools loaned. Sorry call the truck.
 
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Really doesn't matter if it was engraved or not because the set is missing .
 
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And they are miraculously found. :)

Engraving them today .
 

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We have a "nothing really belongs to anyone" rule where I work, so EVERYTHING is always missing, and out of only 6 people that use our tools, not one person knows where it is, where it went, or who used it. Our $23k tool set (that's half price, would be $46k for non-government peeps) is missing half of the tools, but nobody used them and nobody knows where they are. That shit is annoying AF.
 

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I had a co-worker who would engrave two zeros on to all of his stuff when I asked him why not his initials he said it was because he wanted to make sure his balls were on all of his tools so no one would want to touch them.
 

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I had to ban my housemate from using my tools cause he would break them and not tell me.
 

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Fortunate enough to work in a shop with just a few other guys where your shit always gets returned.

But if I worked in a bigger dealer type place, NOPE
 

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I don't loan out much. Engraving means nothing when it's in my garage. I stopped doing that long ago. The other way to do it is get cash. You can borrow X for $20 bring it back you get your $20. Kinda like the cart at aldi
 

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Anything I loan out, I take a picture of the person with the thing I loaned them.

That way I can remember who I loaned it to.
 

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Borrowing tools out? Does that really sound right in your head? I mean I think I learned in 2nd grade the difference between borrow and lend.

Sorry, that's just a huge pet peeve of mine.
 

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Glad you got your tool back. I've never had a problem borrowin or letting someone borrow tools at the shop I work at now, or the last one. We all let eachother use anything and almost never have a problem, and nobody locks their tool boxes.
 

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I've been pretty fortunate to work at places where people look out for others stuff. I've left stuff out before and had it returned to me. I'm one of the few people at my shop that even locks my box. And that's just so second shift doesn't use something and not return it. There are one or two guys on second that may take something and just forget to put it back. That's about it. If anything is damaged its replaced immediately.
 

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