Good food for thought, thanks. Never thought of the punches and had never seen that particular gasket scraper. Too bad too, as I just bought a ‘better’ quality razor blade scraper for a current project.
But I’m a little bothered by those pictures. Your fingernails are just a little too clean and there were no bandaids visible. Come on man....do Corvairs never leak or bite back? 😉
If you like a rubber mallet I think you’d love a plastic dead-blow hammer. I have two sizes and find myself using one or the other...a lot.
And lest we forget....
First and foremost is a really good extendable magnet for all the stuff I fumble and secondly a heck of a good magnetic portable light source so i can see where the bolt/nut/parts ended up and if all else fails the tool @Keith1 mentioned to calm the waters in the shop.LOL R
For traveling use: small volt-ohm-current meter to chase down electric faults and a small soldering iron to fix some of those faults. My needs often centered around maintaining a CB radio (anyone else remember those?) external wiring, lead wires, and antenna.