Top 5 Tools: Steve Coffell, Auto World, Hazelwood, MO

Top 5 Tools: Steve Coffell, Auto World, Hazelwood, MO

Steve Coffell, a technician at Auto World in Hazelwood, MO, says his Top 5 Favorite Tools are:

 

OTC Genisys Touch – Quick scan, bidirectional control

Snap-on VANTAGE Pro – Easy-to-use waveform views.

Power Probe IV – Power and ground control

PicoScope – Live wave viewer

OTC – Low Amp Probe

 

WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 5 TOOLS?

Send in your list of your five favorite tools and equipment that help you most in the shop, and you could be chosen to win a $25 gift card for Bass Pro Shops.
From scan tools to flashlights, impact wrenches to on-car brake lathes or computer systems — tell us your Top 5 Tools, complete with descriptions on why the tools are your favorites, and your photo.

If you fulfill the above requirements and are chosen to be in a future issue of TechShop, we’ll send you a $25 Bass Pro Shops gift card.

Submitting your favorite tools is easy. Just click here for the entry form.

 

Be sure to include: 

• The brand name and type of tool (for example: GearWrench 3/4″ Ratchet);
• A sentence or two explaining why those tools/equipment are your favorites;
• A photo of yourself and/or your shop to feature in the magazine; and
• Your name, title, business name and address of your shop, so we can send you the gift card if you win.

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