Our chapter has various tools, including an engine hoist and aircraft scales, that we can loan out to our members. To qualify, you must be a Chapter 187 member with all dues current.

In addition, you will need to provide a deposit. Deposit is cash or checks only, and is $30 per tool unless otherwise noted. Tools are free to use, unless otherwise noted.

Please send an inquiry to arrange pickup.

Tools available [updated 1/3/2023]:


New: Coverite pocket thermometer [used to calibrate your iron for fabric ironing & shrinking.]

Tubing Bender size 4, 6, 8

Hole Punches

Hole Punches for Panels and Firewalls

Fabric Tester

Cable Cutter

Brake Rivet Set

Hand Rivet Squeezer

Nicopress Tool

Tap and Die Set

Magneto Synchronizer

Cable Tension Gauge

Hydraulic Wire Crimper ($50 deposit)

Pneumatic Rivet Squeezer
($100 dep.)

Cylinder Pressure Tester

Piston Ring Squeezer

Digital Tach

[48" Box and Pan Brake was retired in 2020. Sorry!]

Engine Hoist ($100 deposit)

Scales ($100 deposit, $25 fee)