A few moments after getting rid of a special ball-peen hammer - a project will appear that requires a ball-peen hammer - no other hammer will do. Not even the 4inch stiletto heel on a pair of fashion shoes! Stiletto.jpg
And, when it comes to nuts,bolts, washers, screws etc, I throw none away. Just cut down the number of each size and type.
I have a programme called Lotus Organiser (IBM took Lotus over sometime ago, the programme was part of a suite containing 123, Wordpro etc )
Here's a snapshot of one simple task
using the Organiser :-
The figure 1
circled is the priority.
The Task : change the inboard engine oil, because the manual says change at XYZ hours.
Take correct drain plug tool (spanner/wrench) ?
Buy Oil :- what type? what grade?
Buy Oil Filter :- size ? model # ?
Take oil filter remover (spanner/wrench) ?
What about a receptical for the old oil ?
Rags to clean up ?
Place oil receptical under engine
Remove drain plug
Drain old oil
Replace oil drain plug
Remove oil filter
Screw in new filter
Run the engine and check oil pressure
Dispose of old oil - responsibly
WHAT'S FORGOTTEN ?
R&A's dilemma regarding organising the project list for tasks that are geographically distant is much appreciated.