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Re: marking tools

Post by Conrad_R_Hoffman » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:43 pm

You can buy colorants for epoxy. Pick a good one and mark tools with that. You can get really creative and mill a small spot and fill it with color. Fairly hard to remove, at least harder than most paints.
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Re: marking tools

Post by Magicniner » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:57 pm

Machine small pockets into non-critical areas and use coloured epoxy to bond in RFID chips, then fit scanners with alarms to all exits :D
Alternatively just inform everyone that unauthorised taking is theft and that they will be dismissed and/or prosecuted if found in unauthorised possession of anything from that tool box ;-)

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Re: marking tools

Post by BigDumbDinosaur » Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:54 pm

NP317 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:45 am
BigDumbDinosaur wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:10 pm
earlgo wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:23 pm
Buy HF tools and no-one will steal them.
Or, buy a HF tool box and put good tools in it.
Reminds me of the old advice about the safest place to store a violin is in a banjo case.
As a retired violinist I must correct that statement.
Use a viola case.
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Re: marking tools

Post by spro » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:35 am

I love a violin and cellos. There are sounds and range which can't be reproduced. It is so active and so real that we must appreciate the younger musicians who had parents who knew as well.

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