[Discussion] Marking Tangleball tools

Cheng Eu Chew renedox at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 14:23:45 NZDT 2012


Cool, thanks for that Rob!
On Feb 16, 2012 12:47 PM, "Robert Carter" <rob at mintmedia.co.nz> wrote:

> I'm just at TB now and got the paint out and left it on bar. Off now but
> back later.
>
> Rob
>
> On 16/02/2012, at 12:01 PM, Cheng Eu Chew wrote:
>
> Before I forget, Rob, it was decided that we would appreciate your dazzle
> paint for marking the Tangleball tools with -.-" otherwise, we can get our
> own.
> On Feb 13, 2012 3:59 PM, "Mr. C K" <spielburg99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Yeah. I agree. I don't believe we have a theft problem.  Lots of those
>> tools are mine on loan to Tangleball and they still seem to be there. But
>> there is a wee bit of confusion as to whose tools are ours and whose are
>> Tumekes. I vote for pink paint. I have marked a couple of things with a TB
>> for Tangleball.  I used a white twink pen which is ok on some surfaces e.g.
>> unpolished steel but no good on chrome etc . When I was engineering we used
>> an impact engraver. Or used a threading tap tool to punch a series of dots
>> to put our initials on tools. See the spanners on the shadow board. For
>> personal tools its probably best to have your name or initials on it. So
>> people can track down the owner if they find it lying around. But I do like
>> the resistor colour code idea too.
>> Cheers ck
>> On Feb 13, 2012 3:16 PM, "Robin Paulson" <robin at bumblepuppy.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:33:01 +1300, Cheng Eu Chew wrote:
>>> >> Yeah, but you can shove it in a bag if you really want to hide it.
>>> >> Are
>>> >> we trying to prevent theft or just confusion?
>>> >
>>> > A bit of both, confusion being the primary concern - for me.
>>>
>>>  yeah, accidents are the main issue for me too. there's only so much we
>>>  can do to stop the stuff being nicked, and we will annoy the hell out of
>>>  people long before we stop all theft
>>>
>>> --
>>>  robin
>>>
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