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Harbor Freight appreciation thread.

Just got a nice little trim router for 30 dollars, a 17 dollar corded drill, and a 30 dollar 2.5hp shop vac/blower.

This is a thread to talk about harbor freight and all the chinkshit tools you can get there for less than the cost of a good bottle of whiskey.

>> No.1457431

I love my little 1 x 30 sander ($45). Great workhorse for over a year. My 4 x 36 sander ($55), not so much. the 6 inch disc is useless in most cases, the motor gets untouchably hot in 10 minutes (I have reseated the bearings and everything) and it's a PITA to change belts. It's also chatty as hell.

Just assume every HF power tool will need tweaking or modification right out of the box and check YT and Google for the needed mods.

>> No.1457444

Yeah its pretty easy to justify doing modifications on a 30 dollar tool as opposed to a 300 dollar one.

harbor freight tools for me are like the physical version of bethesda games. i dont know how many times ive installed say fallout 3 and then spent 6 hours modding it, having a blast, and then only played the game long enough to see that the mods worked.

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>harbor freight is banned in Yurop

>> No.1457511

I bought the $6 package of chisels and some $2 clamps
I find it way easier to modify existing chisels than making decorative ones in the firstplace

>> No.1457541

I bought their 6: buffer and threw a wire wheel and a decent buffing pad on it. I love it, its actually pretty good.

>> No.1457544
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I got pic related a few days ago. People were saying it’s a great light even at full price for $40. Goes on sale a lot for $35 but then I found a coupon for $20. The magnetic base is strong and the thing is bright so it is really versatile.

>> No.1457550
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Its not a precision tool, and it probably wont last too long, but for 30 bucks and may a scrap wood edge guide i think i can get some good work done with it.

>> No.1457553

are those vulcan welders any better than the shitcago electric?

>> No.1457556
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not harbor freight but definitely cheap, its 200 bucks and works pretty good.

>> No.1457570

I just tossed a hazzard fright angle grinder. Chinesium gears wore out. Had it for about five years, mostly wire-bushing rust and a bit of cutting. Gonna go get myself a Milwaukee. They have a cheap one over at homie depot and it comes with a 5 year warranty.

>> No.1457578

I bought a pressure pot from them to use for resin casting (casting under pressure to eliminate bubbles) and the thing leaks because it goes from 60psi to zero in like 2 hours

>> No.1457584

They’re new Hercules lineup is kinda fucked up because it costs as much as DeWalt and Milwaukee, but supposedly it’s nice. The one Hercules tool that has been getting some talk is their miter saw. I think it’s around $350 and people say it’s on par with the $700+ DeWalt.

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Had to use the 25% off coupon for something.

I really want to get that wire spool holder they have that comes with a dozen little spools of random wire gauges but everybody says that most of it is way too small. They give you like 15’ of 12ga but then 50’+ of 22ga and other stuff that will burn up for most applications. A couple other stores sell the same exact wire set for $50-$80 and HF has it for $40. I guess I could always use a 20% off coupon and snag it for $32 and I wouldn’t regret spending the extra $2 and not buying it today for $30.

>> No.1457596


Nobody cares, Bepis. Nobody fucking cares about your pathetic purchasing decisions. You buy lots of stuff but you never do anything with your tools and toys except fuck up.

So continue blogging, because you can't stop.

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>thread about Harbor Freight purchases
>blogposting about my Harbor Freight purchase on the way home from Harbor Freight
>also discussing future Harbor Freight purchases
Hey man, I didn’t even make the thread this time. I’m kinda done buying hand tools from there unless it’s something that is stupid overpriced other places and difficult for the chinks to screw up too bad.

>tfw got two free tarps this weekend
What’s the deal with the HFT threadlocker? It’s only $2.50 for a little bottle that would cost $12 if it said “Loctite” on it.

>> No.1457605

but muh free market

>> No.1457606

Is it really banned? At least canucks have Canadian Tire.

I feel bad for Yuros because they don’t have anywhere to buy a jack for <$100. I feel even worse for Australians because they’re so much closer to China than us but everything is so expensive. I think Ausfags have a company called Sidchrome that makes nice tools but they’re expensive.

>> No.1457607

>>tfw got two free tarps this weekend

I realize that you are mentally challenged.


lol. what did /diy/ do to bring the scourge of this clown upon us.

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Did you choose the tarp, the light, or the microfiber towels for your free gift?

I already have two of those lights and I get tons of rags for free from the hospital so I decided to go with the tarps. They’re small but it’s a good size for oil changes and fluid flushes.

>> No.1457618

Odd. but I don't remember seeing similar stores over in Europe. Thought it was because I didn't really look that hard. The one home store I went to in England was garbage, the selection sucked when compared to Lowes or Homie Depot. Guess Walmart doesn't count over there. They sell shit tools too.

>> No.1457619

I use the tarps for trimming trees and shrubs. Just put the tarp under the tree and use it to haul the clippings off.
Got probably ten of those cheap ass blue tarps.

>> No.1457631

KYS grandpa

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Damn that’s a good idea. I can’t stand when I trim the thorn bushes around my house and I have 6,000 prickly little branches everywhere.

Yurop has Walmart?

Also Walmart isn’t terrible. They have their Hyper Tough stuff which is like the same as the cheapest HF tier of tools. Then they have Stanley which isn’t bad DIY tier. Stanley FatMax tools are closer to contractor/trade tools. I would gladly use some Stanley pliers or those FatMax screwdrivers aren’t bad. People here only shit on it because they’re sold at Walmart.

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>> No.1457652

I don’t support China.

>> No.1457654

I agree.

What about Taiwan? Stick to their better Pitt Pro tools. The black and red handle ratchets are Taiwanese made, so is that 25” breaker bar.

>> No.1457655

Says the guy with the iPhone

>> No.1457658

>eats fast food
>drinks alcohol
>guzzles energy drinks

It's a high-horse drive-by, everyone! Heads down!

>> No.1457659

>What’s the deal with the HFT threadlocker? It’s only $2.50 for a little bottle that would cost $12 if it said “Loctite” on it.

I get this weird impression that you think everything at harbor freight is of the same quality as everywhere else, just cheaper for some reason.

I can tell you right now every single consumable from zip ties to tape to threadlocker has all been subpar. The threadlocker is especially shitty

>> No.1457662

Hey great logic, I might take up smoking crack!

I know I could never convince the likes of you, but I dont eat fast food, I dont drink alcohol, I dont drink energy drinks or caffeine of any type, I havent had a burger or pizza in over 2 years, I dont eat candy or ice cream or other garbage.
Even if I did, it doesnt somehow make smoking less disgusting.

With that said im a different anon, I would never show my new bringing attention to them. Faggot bepis has avatarfagged with his nigger cigarettes for a long while now.

>> No.1457663

cigarettes are a pleb tier vice. alcoholism is patrician and the demon of choice for men of high culture throughout history.

>> No.1457664

No you're absolutely right, which is why that wasn't my point. You're right: Even if you engaged in all of those aforementioned, unhealthy behaviors, it wouldn't justify taking up another. I'm not encouraging smoking here, friend. I'm simply saying that most of us, whether we smoke or not, can identify one or two pretty bad, unhealthy habits that we ourselves have. So who the fuck are we to look down our long noses at anyone? If I didn't make that clear, then that's my fault. But I think that's a pretty mature and reasonable outlook.

Fair enough kek

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Kek not exactly. I would have a whole lot more checked off my tool list if that was the case. There is some truth to it though, there’s some stuff that I’m 95% sure came off the same factory line but they rotate stamps between “Pittsburgh”, “HDX”, “Kobalt”, “Autocraft”, etc and the prices are all over the place.

I was pretty much assuming the $2.49 bottle of blue threadlocker is repackaged superglue. I’ll fux wit it on some non-critical stuff just to see what happens. I’m not about to buy HFT Gasket Maker or something to do a head gasket on my car, I’ll spring for the Permatex.

Nothern Tool tho... I’m down with their affordable sockets made by Apex Tools.

I agree. I tell kids that they’re better off smoking weed than cigs because at least weed will still get you high after doing it for years. I gave up everything else though, cigs are next. I gotta start gambling more instead.

>> No.1457682

In my experience, it's cheaper in the long run to pay up front for quality tools, than buy a new Harbor Freight Special every 6 months - a year.

>> No.1457694

I buy Harbor Freight tools because I like to be laughed at

>> No.1457695

see I do a lot of electronics work and I could use the 22g, especially if its stranded.

>> No.1457696

I've never actually seen someone so fucking poor they get buttmad about someone spending too much money with harbor freight coupons. good luck buddy, hope things get better for you.

>> No.1457697

>find thread talking about a topic that doesnt interest me
>sit in thread bitching about how said topic doesnt interest me

I imagine you go to parties and butt into random conversations other people are having just to tell them that you find their conversation boring to eavesdrop on

>> No.1457698

Actually everyone who shops harbor freight knows its subpar, thats why he asks what the deal is. he wants to know where the quality is shot so he knows what applications its still useful for.

>> No.1457700

Anyone have that Bauer Portaband? I'm a poorfag but I have the coupon (good until Halloween) for $99 and $99. It would only be cutting steel no more than an 1/8" thick at a time and not a lot of duty time but would really make my jobs easier.

Even if it lasts just a year or two, I'd be okay with that.

>> No.1457702

When setting up with new tools where i need a lot of them at once ill tend to buy a lot of stuff from harbor freight and then upgrade one or two of them as i go, based on what i need and use the most. i wouldnt replace harbor freight shit with more harbor freight shit.

>> No.1457708

Is that you, bepis?
What is that hyper force tool you got there?

>> No.1457711

I think I’m going to buy the thing eventually. For $32 with a 20% off coupon, I’m sure it will pay off. 3 small spools of whatever gauge from Home Depot will cost just as much.

Bepis please...

You are right about the Loctite thing. Otherwise I would come in here telling everybody how they’re a dumbass for paying $9 for a tiny tube of Loctite when the much larger HFT bottle is only $2.

Read the reviews online. It defaults to “Top Rated” so you gotta change it to “Most Recent” to get a fair assessment. That new Bauer corded 120V impact gun is so tempting with the $99 coupon.

I don’t think those Bauer or Hercules tools are too bad. Problem is you only get a 90-day warranty and if you want a 2-year, it ends up costing just as much as Yellow on sale with a factory 3-year warranty.

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It’s an oil filter removal tool. Stick it on a ratchet, twist counter clockwise and it tightens up the jaws. My mechanic buddy told me to grab it after I was getting frustrated with the big channellock type ones. They work better than you would expect and are real nice in certain engine bays where you have no goddamn room to clamp down on the channellocks and twist at the same time.

>> No.1457725

>you gotta change it to “Most Recent” to get a fair assessment

See, I don't find that to be true on HF tools. It's usually "I took it out of the box, didn't read the instructions and put too much load on it in 30 seconds" types of things. I read the 3-4 star reviews for an honest amalgam of the competent albeit more broke users who know what the limits of HF tools are.

>> No.1457758 [DELETED] 

you know what assholes, im joining the ranks of the tripfags

not that anybody cares, im just a jerkoff anyways

oh but im actually a real heavy duty mechanic/welder that uses my tools instead of buying them and coating them in wd-40 and saran wrap

i have no opinion on bepis or kevin but that may change for better or worse

cya gays around, have a nice trip cya next faggot

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you know what assholes, im joining the ranks of the tripfags

not that anybody cares, im just a jerkoff anyways

oh but im actually a real heavy duty mechanic/welder that uses my tools instead of buying them and coating them in wd-40 and saran wrap

i have no opinion on bepis or kevin but that may change for better or worse

cya gays around, have a nice trip cya next faggot

>> No.1457793

europ has GÜDE it´s the same homeowner grade shit like hf

>> No.1457849

You can tell by the time you read half a dozen reviews though. The third one down will be “If the other people read the directions properly, they wouldn’t have an issue with _______”.

It’s pretty easy to find out which tools will get the job done a few times, which are actually competitive with more expensive brands, and the ones that aren’t even worth using a 20% off coupon on.

>> No.1457875

>creating yet another trip to continue talking to yourself

This is getting really sad honestly

>> No.1457886

That thing chewed threw a cabinet piece I made cuz the guard was loose and moved when I was using a 3/8” radius edge bit.

Always overtighten everything on it

>> No.1457902

Hey man you know that’s not me by the pic. If I went anywhere near electrical stuff as complicated as that, we would have some Yugoslavian LEDs.

>> No.1458082

see this is why i made the thread. this is useful information about a harbor freight tool.

>> No.1458084

i was going to make some custom guides and jigs for it because i dont trust the original parts, they seem sort of shit.

>> No.1458092

fa/tg/uy here, i buy their apache knock off pelican cases for my local hobby store and for myself. they are WAY cheaper than Citadel and Battlefoam cases and they have one for like 9.99$ USD that are perfect for small skirmish games. would love to get a bigger case size though.

>> No.1458156

>light duty/infrequent use
>get hazardfraught and don't over work it
>medium or heavy, frequent use
>get mid or high grade and use, not abuse, its tits off

I've had a $20 Shitcago Electric recip from HF for years now and I suspect that's in part because I treat it like a budget power tool, not a $400 industrial one. Pruned trees, removed bushes and small trees, repaired decks, ripped up fences, etc with it and while it's always run rougher than my buddy's Dewalt it was also a whopping $20 instead of $150+ so what do you expect.


The best way to use reviews is to read multiple and isolate what is consistently praised or condemned. Key word here is consistency; any one person could get a lemon or abuse a tool in a way it was never intended and write a scathing negative review (or be a brandfag shilling with positive reviews despite not actually owning/using it) but that doesn't mean the product is bad (or good). Hell you see all sorts of negative product reviews on Amazon not because the product is bad or faulty but because they were pissed about a one day delay in shipping or whatever (yeah the product is literally god's gift to mankind but it came on the third day not the second 2/5 stars it's shit lolololol).

Looks good for dealing with those infamous "ring of fire" cars, just throw on some extension bar(s) and away you go.

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Nobody will probably reply until after I come back from HF but:
>beginning lineman's apprenticeship soon©
>gave me a tool list of shit to get with "recommended brands" like Klein/Milwaukee/Ideal/Greenlee. am broke as fuck.
>most of what I need is just hand tools (screwdrivers, side-cut pliers, lineman pliers, needlenose, diagonal cut pliers, wire strippers, channel locks)
>am just going to go for the "buy my beginner shit at HF then replace whatever breaks with gud shit" route
Am I doing it right

>> No.1458172

Somebody will take pity on you and upgrade you with some hand-me-downs or sell you their used tools on the cheap.

>> No.1458201


Cheap phillips and torx are prone to deformation with use and especially if you're camming out or slipping a lot. Baby the cheap ones and they'll tide you over otherwise spend a few extra bucks for something more robust.

Most importantly, if the list calls for insulated screwdrivers then GET INSULATED SCREWDRIVERS

>side cut, lineman, diagonal cut, wire strippers

Spend a few extra bucks even if it's just something like Stanley over basic Pittsburgh. Cutting edges esp are going to be vulnerable to deforming sooner with chinesium metal than midgrade/homegamer tier, and the strippers aren't as likely to be in proper spec or fit/finish which will just make using them a hassle. Again, even just one tier up from bottom-of-the-barrel will save you a LOT of headache almost immediately.

>channel locks, regular pliers

Chinesium will round off the gripping teeth the easiest. Have a very tight grip or again spend a token few bucks more on something marginally better.

>> No.1458217

>checking out big local second hand warehouse
>expected the tools to be absolute trash and/or expesive
>searching 3 hours in literally piles of old tools, parts and trash
>found a set of carving chisels worth a about 200 bucks
>found a few old high quality pliers, wreches, Screwdrivers, hand planes and chisels
>also found some bad ass hunters pocketknife with shell extractor/puller made around late 1800, early 1900
>dirty as hell from searching the giant piles of junkjard tier tools, tossed a few books and other stuff in the cart while im on my way back to the personal to pay my stuff
>dude checks the stuff i got and made a joke about how long i spend in "tool section"
>"what do i have to pay for all this stuff?"
>"just gimme like 30-35 bucks if thats good."


Sometimes people there have no idea what shit is worth or setting up fixed prices, if a new toolbox comes in they just throw it the tool section without looking at it. I really enjoy getting there and buying old tools, its not alway a win but a few times a year you find some good stuff.

I never buy cheap ass tools, i rather buy some old used quality tools for the same price or less

>> No.1458219

I will search Criagslist for two days and set up alerts when I'm looking for a new/replacement tool.

Scored a nice Delta floor stand drill press for $50. Just had to spend an hour with a wire cup on the grinder to clean off all the rust.

>> No.1458222

These are prolly fighting words, but those Quinns and Doyle's are on par with Kinipex.

>> No.1458228

Yea sometimes you get quality tools for almost nothing. The thing with craigslist, ebay or other sites is that most people know what they sell and if you can get a good deal you have to fast to get it. That second hand shop thing is sometimes even a better place to search for hand tools and parts, atleast in my local shop

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Just came back, spent $42 for the following (autism helped me forget to use muh 20% coupon):
>9" Quinn linesman
>8" Quinn needle nose
>8" Doyle diagonals
>3/8" x 8" Pittsburgh screwdriver
how badly did I goof up? I have a pair of Channel Lock brand channel locks, so I'm ok there

>> No.1458241

>how badly did I goof up?

Youll quickly realize that everyone who touts how great they are dont actually use them for a living.
Being a lineman you are going to use them hard, dont be surprised when you wear them out quickly.

>> No.1458258

Good idea, but I generally just rake them into my DIY fire pit, A.K.A. the spot in my yard where I light shit on fire. If you live in the suburbs I recommend having everything ready to burn on the evening of a holiday or whenever a BBQ is plausible. Just be mindful of the 30' flames and if you're worried about burning someone's house down, do it when your Mexican neighbors shoot off illegal fireworks. You can easily avoid any charges and get new neighbors at the same time if you understand what I'm saying.

>> No.1458271

> secondhand warehouse
I live in Cuckoldfornia. Do these things exist here?

>> No.1458279

Is this a Bepis thread? I love Bepis threads.

>> No.1458293
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Bought this on the first of the month.. nothing to special about it.
Nothing bad about it either.

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I agree. You gotta get at least a dozen reviews in and you will see a complete idiot, a couple people who have never used a good tool brand, and them some people that have been around the block and say “Well they’re not as good as my old Snap Ons, but they’re about as good as what Sears is selling for 3x the price.”

Anything that is below 4 stars is probably trash because most people who review the HF tools understand that they’re not paying pro-level prices so a 2-3 star review from them means you should go pay double for a Kobalt or Craftsman that works.

Let us know how they are. I have yet to hear anything bad about the Quinn and Doyle stuff. It all seems to be about on par with Channellock or Irwin or whatever major brand. There’s a reason they aren’t as cheap as the Pitts- the grips actually stay on the pliers and the joints are tight. You save the money by not getting middle manned by retailers and muh USA made.

I think the cutters will be the true test because you will find out if they’re heat treated worth a damn. I have heard good things though.

I didn’t make it, but I’m here.

I’m trying to figure out what else I need to keep in my soldering kit. HF doesn’t sell shit besides a cheap iron and one thing of solder. Home Depot and Lowe’s don’t have much either. This is the one and only time in my life I wish Radio Shack still existed.

>> No.1458348

If you're lucky enough to have a Fry's, they've got a good selection of soldering shit, though frequently OOS, at least in the SF Gay Area

>> No.1458354

No Fry’s here. Had one kinda nearby in Chicago but not my new zone. I was thinking about City Electric Supply, or there’s a ton of independent places but they all close really early. Plus I can’t tell which ones would actually carry the stuff I’m looking for since most of them seem to cater to electricians wiring houses and buildings, not people trying to repair small electronics.

Went to Graybar for the first time today since it was like 2 blocks from my work and they have a little showroom but it’s like a handful of Klein pliers and then a bunch of outlet boxes and shit. No soldering stuff.

>> No.1458372

bought myself the 10 dollar knockoff baby dremel and so far it does a great job. I've run that shit hot without any fucking regard for its care and the thing holds up. The only thing that sucks are the bits/discs that come with it. They snap like a twig with the slightest bit of abuse.

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For the money, they're damn good, especially for a rookie without a paycheck still learning what fits him. You're just sore you paid 10X for the same thing.

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>Being a lineman you are going to use them hard, dont be surprised when you wear them out quickly.

blog time: in 1967 I was in the sixth grade, and I found pic-related on the ground. I turned them in to the principal's office, and at the end of the year they were still in lost-and-found, so they let me have them. As a kid they were the only tool I had for a long time. They're still one of my favorite tools. Weird thing is that they don't appear to have any logo.

>> No.1458535

Didn't know Sony made multimeters. Cool!

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thanks. it's about 20 years old; one of the few multimeters that includes AM/FM radio.

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As a teenager I got a job working for my friend's dad who did Cable TV construction. Made enough to buy a truck before I could legally drive. Climbing telephone poles is better than going to the gym, especially when you're getting paid to do it.
You found yours long before I ever lost a pair, hanging upside down 20 feet off the ground, but your story gave me feels. Hopefully some kids found my lost tools and put them to good use.

>> No.1458541

That's really cutting edge. Thanks for sharing!

>> No.1458605

No idea im not even in America but im pretty sure there is something similar.

That warehouse/shop whatever you wanna call it is some type of a christan flea market but bigger and all year long, the money they earn goes into foundation/charity. I guess thats why they sell stuff for random prices, maybe you should search for something like this

>> No.1458647

I've got something like this, but it's a once or twice a year event. Any advice for a first time picker?

>> No.1458657

Got a chicago electric recip saw. $20. 6-8 years old. still works.
orbital car buffer $20, a least 10 years ago. still works.
Zip ties, bungee cords, tarps, cheap and do what I need'em to do.
I flip 1 or 2 houses a year, so the stuff I got does what it needs to do, but I don't run the hell out of it, like a full time pro would. Cheap works, til it don't. Then it gets replaced.
A buddy risked getting a 1.5k generator, uses it mostly for camping and outdoors stuff, it works well over the past 4-5 years. I've heard good things about their replacement gas engines for lawn mowers and go-carts.
The total shit things I found are anything electronic, like moisture testers, ohmeters, etc. Drill bits and screw driver tips for power screwdrivers all shred to nothing at first use. Haven't got any hand tools from them. I get all that from flea markets and yard sales. Good stuff can be found cheap, all ya gotta do is look.

>> No.1458712

Well if you already can tell what quality hand tools are you should have no problem finding some. I started out with searching every toolbox, every toolbag and boxes full with tools, did grab tools that looks and felt like good quality. Also most of the old quality hand tools have some sort of manufacture name stambings. If you have a tool at hand that feels, looks good and has a stamb but you never hear of that tool brand dont worry, some of these are the best ones.

If you see cheap ass toolboxes its 80% of the time not even worth checking, if you open a toolbox you almost know in seconds if its worth to check or if its trash. Pretty much like looking for tools on ebay or craigslist, you will get an eye for that. It sure can happen you buy one or two trash tools sometimes but if you got tools worth a 100-200 in your cart its still a good deal if you maybe pay 20, sure can be different from place to place.

What i really enjoy after i got the tool itself is the research of it, where it was made, who made it, how old tool maybe is and some other historical backrounds of the company or tool itself.

Dont buy new and cheap trash tools cause you are broke or greedy. It is never worth it.

>> No.1458900

I have the PRO TIG 200 and its great. Only issue that I have is occasionally it doesnt get a good arc start on Aluminum

>> No.1459012

Remember that the free item is to lure you to the store. If you just want the free item, figure out the cheapest consumable or you regularly use and buy that and only that. Or something you can always use more of like a clamp.

>not using the HongFoy Angle Grinder to make new gears for itself
Nigga it's a grinder what the hell do you think it's for, sanding off the layer of cheeto dust embedded in your desk?

Australians can buy off taobao without needing an agent.

Go into one of the electrician supply places and ask. If they don't have it off the floor or available from a supplier, they ususally know other local businesses that may sell it. Small stores specialize, even within one trade. IE one of the hardware stores near me sells mostly paint, stain and finishes.

Probably generic americrap (pre-offshoring garbage, like mail order in the back of a popular mechanics garbage), but in high carbon steel. Nowadays the chinesium is mostly Cr-V alloy steel because the manufacturer doesn't have to pay for an extra step lacquering the things or packing them in wax/oil, at the expense of the blade being softer.

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I used 25% off coupon for one of these. $100 regular. I have almost finished putting it together, and wow, I am impressed... by how wobbly this thing is. It's not very good quality, but it works I guess.

>> No.1459687

i got the wooden one, its a little nicer, i did end up throwing a couple screws through the crossbeam on the bottom into the little shelf which reduced some of the wobble. at some point ill add a few strategically placed 2x4s to cut down on that lateral movement. i didnt like the feel of that metal one

>> No.1459725

Dont they sell tools at aldi? Ive heard they even sell motorcycle gear.

>> No.1459745

Set it up against a wall and anchor it to the wall in any spot you can. Should be ok.

>> No.1459759

I've bought a few tools at Aldi
Digital calipers that were identical to HF, some gearwrench knockoffs, a gatorgrip knock off. It's all a crapshoot

>> No.1459803

Just like HF

>> No.1459812

I've never been to a harbor freight. What am I in for?

>> No.1459819

>Terrible customer service
>One lane open with 12 to 14 customers waiting while the black guy at the register argues about the total
>Surprisingly well stocked shelves in a very arbitrary layout (buffing compound is in Aisle One next to sandpaper while buffing wheels are in Aisle Fifteen)
>This place obviously used to be a KMart or Aco
>I came in for one $4 item, left with 16 items and a $94 bill
>That chemical odor you only get from China
>Your power tool will be okay for light use as long as you watch YouTube videos on how to mod/correct manufacturing issues. Just watch the duty cycle

As long as you use the 20-25% off coupons, most shit is worth it provided you're not trying to build a fucking Destroyer with it.

I have 4 of their $10 angle grinders and they've worked fine for 2+ years. Their 1 x 30 belt sander is great (if modded before use), shop consumables are just as good as their HD counterparts but I wouldn't risk one of their welder kits just yet.

>> No.1459831

They have changed in recent years though. Most things anon mentioned are true, but they are carrying more and more linups of tools that will last you one or two jobs. You can get a $2 pair of pliers that sucks, but they’re just pliers so why do you need anything fancy? Or you can get a $14 set of pliers that are as good as $20 sets from name brands at a typical retailer.

And then a lot of the really random shit is stuff that they mark up 75% at home improvement or auto parts stores because they don’t sell very many and people are willing to pay as long as they’re at the store buying parts and materials. But HF buys a shit ton of that same random thing, only marks them up 20%, and a single HF store will sell more of that product in a week than the local Lowe’s will sell in a year.

>> No.1459844

Almost got one of those for a little experiment.
Wanted to hook it to a small 8gal tank and use it to spray pesticide on trees. Only downside I can see is the pump might cavitate since it is only being fed by gravity.

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>$10 for an angle grinder

how do they do it?

>> No.1460167

currency exchange rate between USistan and China

>> No.1460169

The magic of Chinese labor, buying in bulk, and getting product directly to the retailer and customer without too many middlemen. I don’t think they sponsor any NASCAR teams either.

>> No.1460170

Put one of their $10 jobs in this Klutch angle grinder stand https://www.amazon.com/Klutch-HT-115-Angle-Grinder-Holder/dp/B003BUSL7A

You won't regret it. A $30 chop saw.

I have a Metabo with that stall clutch for serious work but I keep a 4 of these $10 HF specials around for flap discs and surface grinding. They work fine for that. It's nice to have ready to go flaps and grinding discs ready to go and if I wreck an HF grinder, I don't care.

>> No.1460174

Chinese tools.

They are hit or miss. HF is famous for "1 job" tools that last just long enough to get the job done then break. Many are like that, but some are true gems. Some of the basic "Chicago Electric" corded tools are just fine, especially at the price. They are a great place for consumables that get tossed anyway, like demo blades and PPE. They are also good for hand tools that are too simple to fuck up, like wrenches and socket sets.

Beware of mechanical things like rathets, high stress things like breaker bars, and high precision things like table saws. These will all likely suck.

Be careful, use your instincts and you'll be able snag some good shit and avoid the bad shit. Don't be afraid to open the box and look at the actual tool before you buy it. They don't have enough store clerks to spot you and come bug you about it.

>> No.1460178

As long as you mod them after watching a bunch of YT about their 1 x 30 and 4 x 36 sanders, those things are absolute gems. I will say spend the little extra to get a Ryobi drill press if you need one over HF's, the chuck is 60% less wobbly. Also, get a Ryobi bandsaw at HD for $100 (goes on sale all the time)over the HF $130 one if you need a band saw).

>> No.1460233


their new wave of lamps/lights are really decent for what they are.

the headlamp, gawd where has this been all of my life.

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Especially tripfags that samefag themselves with multiple names..

>> No.1460239


haaa? samefagging 8 hours after a post? Your intuition is terrible.


they have a production run going in Taiwan too, and those tools seem to be if not designed for/by them exclusively, then part of a better buyout than the other chinese stuff.

that said, i've beat the hell out of the pickleforks i've gotten from there working on front ends.

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Not that guy, but there's plenty of instances in the archives of kevin van cockface having conversations with bepcuck in some sort of schizophrenic rage because no one else was replying to him in the thread.

I like how he also claims he's too lazy to drop his trip to post here, but he has not problem switching between multiple ID's. The guy is an all talk no pony faggot. I don't understand why he's tolerated on a board that, since its inception, has rejected tripcunts with furious rage.

>> No.1460333

yeah, i wasn't saying it didn't happen.

but I'm not on DIY enough to have noticed him in particular. I just saw the flashlight picture and started from there.

the little pick kit with orange handles is great, too. I use that to get leaves and other muck out of crevasses in the car.

>> No.1460334

Feels better abusing those $1.99 orange pick sets than expensive screwdrivers.

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>> No.1460440

Work as a painter so am always loading up on those 49 cent brushes to use with epoxy paint where the brush gets fucked after one use anyway.
Have a 20 ton shop press from there for a few years now that after some heavy modification is pretty damn nice and has paid for itself and then some. Used the labor day coupon on that 49$ electric impact, took my lug nuts off no prob and then surprised me when it took the axle nut off too. Loud as fuck though

>> No.1460632

>Buy fuel pressure kit
>Fills full of gas on first use, whatever. Might have been from the initial Union leak
>Use it only there times
>It's fucking mint in box condition
>Go to test fuel pressure 1 year later
>Mfw it's saying my car with the engine running had 0 psi of fuel pressure
>Fuck around with it for a not
>Realize the Schrader valve actuator thing missing. Straight vanished
>Gauge is still good, hose with Schrader valve fitting is just fucked
>Call hazard fraught to see if I can get a replacement or buy the hose I needed
>Tells me to go fuck myself
>Ask rep "so you're telling me this thing is completely unserviceable and will be completely useless to me forever"
>Rep straight up said "yea pretty much"

>Decide to try and buy the hose elsewhere
>Need to measure threaded part of house
>Have to take rubber trim off to get wrench on it
>Mfw plastic gauge front cracks under casual light pressure

Not sure if I'm done fucking with this gauge and going to buy a real one yet or if I'm going to still fuck with it, but I'm pretty sure I'm done with hazard fraught

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>> No.1460701

honestly its just a sale if you look at the graphic its normally 50% more expensive

>> No.1460702

you lost me at "fuel" "pressure" and "kit" legit i wouldnt buy anything from harbor freight that had any of those words in it. that being said i have tons of shit from harbor freight that serve me well.

>> No.1460712

Also I forgot to add tester. I'm sure you know what I'm talking about though.

>> No.1460763

Their auto section is full of stuff like that. If you work in a shop and need to use a fuel pressure tester twice a week, buy one from a tool truck for $700. If you’re a DIY guy and need it to make it through one job, the $50 HF one will probably work as long as you don’t mind a migraine.

>> No.1460800

Funny, that's exactly what I had when I hung up

>> No.1460932

>>Buy fuel pressure kit
for things like this the legit brands (otc/lisle/etc.) aren't a ridiculous amount more than harbor freight

>> No.1461014

I'll check them out thanks.
This ordeal was just about enough to drive me to buy from mac or snap on

>> No.1461035

A lot of the cheaper parts store tools like that are the same thing as HF though. Look at the $25 HF brake bleeder, all the major auto parts store sell the same exact thing in a different package for $10-$25 more.

If anything you can rent the damn tool from AutoZone or wherever.

>> No.1461057

I have it, works really good.

Cut 2x2" 3/8 wall angle iron no problem. That is with the stock blade too

>> No.1461078

Its not that far isnt it in like Hinsdale?

>> No.1461088

Or Downer’s Grove I think, somewhere off 294 or 355. But I don’t stay around there anymore.

>> No.1461963

By cutting out unnecessary things, like quality assurance inspections. Don't get me wrong, I love HF, but about 30% of my purchases break instantly. And back it goes, to try again.

>> No.1461968

I bought the black canvas toolbag that's like 15 inches long.

I fucking love it. I keep my mechanics gloves, sockets, socket wrench, torque wrench, a phillips screwdriver, a flat head, a breaker bar, and a set of allen wrenches and they all fit.

This thing is tough as fuck too

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I’ve been looking for pouches to keep little shit in and I can’t bring myself to spend $40 on the ones from Home Depot just so I can have the Klein or Milwaukee logo on it. HF didn’t really have any but Northern Tool had these 3 packs on sale for like $6 the other week. They work perfect for loose bits and then I had one for random small fuses and shit.

>> No.1462132

Friend of mine posted some tools yesterday on Facebook to sell--they're vintage, basically-all-metal Chicago Pneumatic die grinders and a couple of other things.
First comment: "U can get die grinders from harbor freight for like $10 new why is this so high priced"

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better than $250 for the Adam Savage bag

>> No.1462215

The Mythbuster’s guy? Is that really his line of stuff?

Home Depot’s Husky stuff is pretty affordable at least.

>> No.1462218

lol yeah, he has a youtube channel called Tested that's really good especially if you're into modelmaking.

He did a line of toolbags, outsourced production to some San Francisco company, I think they're made of sail material, but they cost $250. To be fair, i think he sells plans much cheaper and has $10 patches. but still.

>> No.1462235

Never assume a HF power tool is going to work right out of the box. The savings passed on to you mean you need to be QA. I always check the YouTubes for mods/tuning videos and will calibrate based on what I find. I bought a 4 x 36 inch sander and disassembled the whole thing and rebuilt it. Neither of the belt pulleys actually had their shaft screws tightened down, the belt wheels were horribly surfaced and I just needed to correct those items and it works great now.

>> No.1462311

Husky is nice, the black Husky Pro stuff is even better if you want to spend a little more.

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bought some colored sockets among other things yesterday, i always liked these and look forward to not digging through bins anymore to find the right size that i need.

>> No.1462322

i like the idea of colour coding but implementation leaves something to be desired
you would need a poster or diagram to say what colour was what size
also they should be like rainbow order or something instead of random
also how do you differentiate drive sizes?
also just keep them on a rail and learn to put them back when you are finished.
set aside a clean section of bench or top to put down sockets you used and will need to use for reassembly if you prefer that.

>> No.1462336 [DELETED] 

Central pneumatic is having a freight.
Are you justifying the high price or having a laugh at your friend?

>> No.1462337

Central pneumatic is harbor freight.
Are you justifying the high price or having a laugh at your friend?

>> No.1462345

the colors are useful if you dont keep them very well organized in a bag or something or if you need to come back to the same one for regular tasks. removing lawmower blade? use the green one. fixing a fence? use the purple one. changing your oil again? grab the red one.

>> No.1462346

>Central pneumatic is harbor freight.

And Chicago Pneumatic, as that guy mentioned, is not Harbor Freight, and is not a chinese company.

>> No.1462352

jobs like that ill tell you what if you like servicing your lawnmower you get a wee tray and buy the two spare seperate sockets you need and put it along with whatever other shit blades,spacers or whatever can of oil i don't know. then you need to fix it its all in the tray. sounds retarded but what a fucking timesaver.

>> No.1462357

>what a fucking timesaver.

jeez, do you change your blade every few days?

>> No.1462376

The more I wrench, the better I get at telling the sizes just by looking at them. The color coding isn’t a bad idea, but I also know that the 19mm shallow impact socket is the 4th one on the rail.

>rainbow colored
I thought of that too. If 14mm is red, make 15mm pink or orange.

The real annoying thing now is ever since everybody started laser etching the sizes on sockets, lots of companies won’t even stamp them. The etching can wear off over time even with moderate use. I grabbed a replacement socket from Lowe’s recently and I was looking at the socket in the little baggie and I was confused as hell because the only writing was “Kobalt” and a part number. It took me awhile to even see the etched number on the damn thing.

This. I’ll keep a spare quart of oil in the car, but I’m not a landscaper.

>> No.1462444

I misread what he said.

>> No.1462484


as they say in the NBA, no harm, no foul

>> No.1462511

I’ve got the portaband. I use it for cutting down steel stock for machining it works great.

>> No.1462516

I bought one when they first came out.
First one had a guide bearing break immediately with the first use.
Returned it and got a second one, which had a hot whiny motor.

I bought an old beat up Porter Cable off ebay for like 30$ and its been twice the machine the harbor freight one was.
When it dies ill just buy a milwaukee, wont ever bother with the bauer again, Its just low quality even if it does what its supposed to do.

>> No.1462559

What's the general consensus on Chicago pnumatic tools? I happen to have a thing or two by them. I saw cp on the tool and jumped to it being harbor freight stuff in my mind.

>> No.1462563

The different drive sizes have different finishes. My 3/8" was a high gloss finish. I think it's the 1/2" is a satin finish. Same color, just a different finish

>> No.1462587

HFQPDB dot com all the coupons

>> No.1462632 [DELETED] 

bought 1 at a flea market. Was 80% fucked.
bought 2 from ebay. Both work great.
bought 1 brand new from store. Shaft was bent right out of the box. 100% fucked. I was fucking mad

it's a crapshoot

>> No.1462663

Dude... relax.

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What should I build?

>> No.1464283

I have one of these when I needed to remove oil filtere off my corolla, It slipped and my dumbass got it wedged against the oil pan. I wass freaking out since this was literally same day I bought it. My friend had a toyota oil filter cap and let me borrow it.

>> No.1464662

a suicide helmet

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Kek, jesus.

Where do I start?

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>> No.1464807

>Nowadays the chinesium is mostly Cr-V alloy steel because the manufacturer doesn't have to pay for an extra step lacquering the things or packing them in wax/oil, at the expense of the blade being softer.

shit, i thought all these tools were made just for my honda

>> No.1465264

This relevant to my interests. Was it like this out of the box or have you got some mileage out of it before it started to leak?

>> No.1465268

Get a pressure cooker from the Salvation Army, plug the safety valve, call it a day.

>> No.1465272

Princess Auto is the Canadian equivalent to Harbor Freight, Canadian Tire is like a mix of Home Depot and Cabela's.

>> No.1465277

I feel strongly this is a deep seated resentment that began before this thread. This really has nothing to do with his spending habits does it?

I picked up a little flux core welder at harbor freight about seven years ago.


It’s always had issues with the wire pulsing in quick starts and stops. It’s always been fine after I’ve opened it up and retightened the spook of wire and the adjustable pulley. It would run fine for quite a while then need retightening. Now the readjustments do nothing. The liner may be bad in the whip but I don’t think it’s worth it to try to replace the whip. I doubt I could. I’ve used it quite a bit over the time I’ve had it and overall I’m certainly happy with the time I’ve gotten out of it for $120

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>go into one of the electrician supply places
Bruh, I did that for a week and went to like 5 different places. When I asked about soldering stuff, they directed me to a plumbing supply store. They were completely useless for anything besides wiring light switches in a house. Only upside was I found an AC line splitter at one of them.

After a whole lot of searching on Google Maps, I finally found a place that was more of an electronics supply store. Dude there was real cool, had everything I was looking for at reasonable prices, and I’ll definitely be going back there for future projects. It just sucks that it’s on the other side of the county and they close at 5pm on weekdays and are only open for a couple hours on Saturday mornings.

One day I will visit glorious canuckistan for free drugs, poutine, and Canadian Tire.

>> No.1465283

A tripfag fucked his girlfriend a few years back and he holds it against anybody who trips.

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Oh and I think I’m going to stop by HF this week to get pic related. I’m not a fan of those all in one crimper/stripper tools that are stamped out of thin steel.

The reviews on these Doyle tools have been really good so far. I’m not trying to buy a cheap one where the cutters go dull within a few uses but there are a lot of reviews saying these things hold up just as well, if not better than the $30 Kleins and Southwires.

>> No.1465289

What free drugs?

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One more for the HF thread...

I think this was a steal for $32 after a 20% off coupon. Some other retailers sell the same exact thing for $60-$80 but rebranded with their house name. Each one of those little spools is easily $6-$10 at any of the stores. This thing will save my ass when I need 8” of wire here or 10’ of wire there.

Only problem is I can’t figure out how to take the spindles out so I could replace spools as the run out. I might have to just wind new wire onto em if they’re empty.

>> No.1465304

I go to harbor freight once every two years.I love that feeling of buying everything cheap it will fill the void feeling. But then I realize its all cheap garbage give or take.

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You would be suprised, they are stepping up their game on certain things. It’s good for the cheap consumables that the other stores will rebrand and sell for twice as much (literally there are many things that are from the same assembly line at other stores).

But the past couple years they have been bringing in a lot of newer tools made to keep up with contractor grade brands. A lot of it is Taiwan made and you can tell the difference between these tools and typical Chinese trash. These Pitt Pro ratchets are one of those tools. They’re $25-$30, but on par with $40-$50 Gearwrench stuff.

>> No.1465325


do you own anything that looks like it has been used, other than your cigarette lighter

>> No.1465326

Does anyone have experience with the MIG welder they have for like $100? Is it likely to get me killed or something?

>> No.1465330

The ChuckE guy on youtube did a review of it. I think he said it worked better than he expected or something.

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Ashtray and the 3/8” are pretty well used. Haven’t used the 1/2” flex head too much since I got it because the long handle on the 3/8” gives me some good leverage. And that breaker bar is really new, replaced the cheaper Chinese one when they had it on sale for like $14 so now the cheaper one is in the trunk of the car. Also the new impact gun has replaced the breaker bar in many situations.

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And those strippers are literally brand new because the ol’ Kleins have seen better days.

I wonder if Home Depot would swap out those Kleins for new ones...

>> No.1465476

Has anyone ever had trouble using one of these coupons. I used one for an air compressor lady year, and the variety hesitated but did give me the price.

>> No.1465478

Do you guys really not build your own work surfaces, on the fly as needed, from scrap materials?

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>tfw went to Home Depot to see if they would replace the Kleins
>Shakquisha told me to go grab new ones
>already got the Southwires which are the same damn thing and didn’t want two pairs so I asked if I could exchange it for a different pair for smaller wire gauges
>she told me “hell nah”
>tfw if it was a latina or old white lady workin the counter, I coulda sweet talked her into it
>walk out with my new Klein strippers which are the same as my new Southwires sitting at home
>drive 5min up the highway to Home Depot #2
>”Yessir, I bought the wrong size and have no idea what I did with the receipt”
>feel like criminal with no receipt on $12 wire strippers
>gives me store credit, get me some Klein Kurves for $6 more

Did you try to use one of the coupons that was a pic of a paper coupon? That’s a little sketchy.

They almost always have a 20% off coupon somewhere on the HF website or emails that isn’t as shady. Otherwise check in your junk mail (the paper kind) because about once a month I will get those coupon papers for the grocery store and roofing company and one of the pages will be HF with a 20% off coupon good for a few months and a few free coupons.

>> No.1465580

Well, for $99, I risked it and bought it yesterday (I got the #63444 model, just FYI). I made a plywood "SWAG" table for it and clamped it into my vise to use it as a vertical saw (I also ordered a 3 pack of DeWalt bi metal blades for it). It worked great today. I cut out 6 knife blanks with it and it works as well on metal as my Ryobi 9" does on wood, just have to go a little slower.

My only concern is that since I'm using it as a vertical the open, exposed blade faces me, so I placed a few clamps around the frame tightly to prevent an exploding/breaking blade fly at me.

When I actually get around to building a vertical stand for it, I'm going to fabricate some sort of safety shield around the non-working area of the blade.

I will say, it struggles at the lower speed settings but I don't really need them, so it's not a big deal to me.

I did go around and tighten a few loose bolts and inspected/ran the machine without the blade on at first. The carrying case is a little on the thin side but seems durable enough. Body of the saw is well put together. No visible injection burrs or uneven seams.

I'll update if it needs an update.

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got one of these miter saws for $70 and it is fucking impossible to install a blade on it. returning it as soon as i can. what a fucking waste of time.

>> No.1465665

People love the $300 Hercules one.

Any of the real cheap stuff, beware it the rating is under 4 stars. People will take the price into account when it’s dirt cheap, so they will judge a $300 saw differently than a $70 saw. Most people will still give 3 starts to the $70 saw if it lasts then through two jobs, but they want that Hercules saw to be nearly flawless for years to come before they’ll give it a 4/5.

>> No.1465669

Canadian tire sucks ass. Shit is usually only worth it when it's on sale and even then you can get shit cheaper at princess auto.

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>> No.1465980

I didnt notice until last time this was posted the dates circled on the calenders are off.

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Every Harbor Freight

>> No.1466120

>Found a 3/4” Drive Ratchet in the dumpster at work
>Pawl lever demolished on it
>Bring it to Harbor Freight
>They ask me how it broke
>I said I was installing a spark plug
>Guy gives me a weird look
>Exchanges it for a new one
>Walked out with a brand new 3/4” drive ratchet

I love HF

>> No.1466121

are the circular saws at least decent? i'm trying to get a base going for my first woodworking project since high school.

>> No.1466140

Bruh it costs like 30 in material to make a bench that will last for decades wtf.

>> No.1466164

talk shit post plans

>> No.1466165


>> No.1466169

Not him, but why would you need plans for that?

3 2x4s
2 sheets of 24x48 3/4 mdf
1 24x48 peg board sheet
Hand full of t25 screws

>> No.1466171

And if you work with your hands in most fields, you should be able to procure that list for free (probably substituting ply for mdf) from the scrap pile. Or use pallets.

>inb4 pallets, tiny house, shipping container, imitation crab meat rage

>> No.1466186

maybe because some people are new to diy shit you elitist cunthole

>> No.1466187

also it's so obtuse to claim those materials only cost $30

>> No.1466189

Change that to one sheet of MDF if you’re not making a fuckhueg bench and it’s only like $35.

>> No.1466204

I love this thing

>> No.1466212

From what I know about harbour freight (Dirt cheap chinkshit that smells of chinese factories, plus understaffed and horrible work conditions), I'd say there are plenty of chains just like it in Europe...
Only slightly more expensive cause prices have sales tax included and we have more rigorous labour laws.

>> No.1466217

There are, but they are more so like ACE and Tractor Farm supply. If thats to $, people go to what are literally called "The Chinese"; there shops owned my chink immigrants that sell cheaper harbour freight type shit along with every other household commodity.

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>> No.1466221

Most people here in Denmark just go to Harald Nyborg when they want cheap chinkshit. They're everywhere, their prices are reasonable for the quality... And their system of writing up numbers fund next to nailed down display models and have their employees take your stuff from storage, instead of stocking like a any other shop, makes it clear you should expect things to work like normal.

>> No.1466239

I'm really not trying to be a dick. Do you want me to sketch it out one paper for you? I can in the morning. The assumption on my part is that folks here can kind of snap the parts together in their heads; that's all I do.

>> No.1466240

I wasn't the guy who said $30. I actually thought that was a bit low (or high if you have a scrap pile), but I wasn't going to spilt hairs over the +$15 price difference.

$30 is ballpark enough.

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>>I said I was installing a spark plug
>>Guy gives me a weird look

>> No.1466288

Its a hard tool to fuck up desu but no first hand experience with one of theirs.
Their drill presses, belt sanders, and hand saws are good. Their Japanese carpenter saw and flush cut saws are fucking good

>> No.1466302

Bought two for work (Mechanic), and they work great. I wish the lens wasn't so affected by parts wash, but most that aren't glass or crystal aren't. The battery is legit 2000mah, I tested them and they worked on full for 2 hours. But still upgraded to the omniton 4200mah, which cost the amount of one light. I keep showing them to my snap on guy yelling 20$s you can't beat it! I put some fabric padding on the base so no scratchy scratchy on painted panels because that is a hell of a strong magnet on them. Totally worth it. I'm sure I'll pick up some more to put in my cars for emergency when they go on sale again.

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4×36 belt and disc sander 50$

4×36 600, 800, 1000 grit sand belt 15$

2×36 leather strop belt 30$

Having all my knives razor sharp and mirrored finish in a few minutes.. priceless.

Plus all the other shit you can do with it.

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still on sale my dude

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Sweet thanks


It even works on cheap shit knives. My father in law left this at my house at a cookout last year. Waiting to see what he says when I give it back.

>> No.1466366

>Canadian Tire is like a mix of Home Depot and Cabela's.
So you can eat a migrant workers dick there

>> No.1466523

cabelas: why pay 5 dollars when i can pay 15?

>> No.1466528

most tools are just some form of motor that you stick stuff to so it can spin around its really depressing when you think about it

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>> No.1466541

Bass Pro always seemed a little worse. I try to wait for Dick’s to do a reset and grab a bunch of stuff on clearance unless it’s something real specific.

Was it worth it to do the upgrade? I’m really thinking about grabbing a second one of those lights with that coupon.

Doesn’t Snappy sell something real similar for over $100?

>> No.1466542

>giving Dicks money after the whole Assault Weapons thing

>> No.1466548
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Only when they’re selling stuff below cost on clearance. I never buy big money stuff from there. But I’m also not gonna get too butthurt when somebody decides to be PC since it’s 2018.

>> No.1466552

You forgot the zero we the end.

>> No.1466590

Horrible Fright's Taiwanese tools are actually decent.

>> No.1466602

No one is being an elitist. All you have to do is google "beginner work bench plans" and literally thousands of pages will come up with viable designs. FFS, when is the last time you walked into an old mans shop and saw a commercially made bench? You think that he went to ikea and bought a bench made from plywood, 2x4s, and 4x4s? Don't be obtuse.

>> No.1466698

>actually boycotting a company because they were at the right place at the right time and grabbed easy PR

They have been stripping their gun section for years because they dont make money on it. They had goten rid of handguns a few years prior.

Stop being so easily manipulated and be objective.

>> No.1466702

>Stop being so easily manipulated and be objective.

Virtue signalling gun-grabbers get the rope too.

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Can I stack 20% coupons with sale prices like on this miter saw?

>> No.1466721


Coupon explicitly states it can't be used in combination with other offers, so, no.

>> No.1466734

REEEEEEEEE why can't I buy ammo at the gas station.

>> No.1466736
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This things a waste of $. If you need high pressure get a gas one, if you dont your better off getting one of those wands that attaches right to the hose.

That chicago elec impact was a surprise to me too, got it a a gift and it hasnt failed to break off anything yet. I rarely ever unwrap my air hose and dust off the nitrocat anymore.

The Snapon knock off jack is premo I use and abuse it regularly. Also impulse bought a pair of these strippers during the tent sale for 6 bucks and they are the Shit

>> No.1466798

Sign up for their exclusive coupons. They mail you a catalog 4 times a year with coupons in it, some items are 50% off or so. I scored $50 off their portaband (20% coupon would have been $30 off) from the catalog.

>> No.1466812

naw nigga, like I use 10mm sockets a hell of a lot more than anything, so I knew if I was dealing with that and it was green, just grab the green

>> No.1466857


This is very fucking true.

Use to work at office max, Our chairs, and the ones serta makes came from the same factory in china.

Cornwell truck guy (newer job) told me that the factory had production error and accidentally put snap on logo one end of the socket, and had cornwell logo on the other end.

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>Some sad looking employee is always running around with an empty handtruck trying to avoid customers

Fucking asshole you made me shoot pepsi out of my nose. The rest is about 70% true.

>> No.1466869

While true often they sort by tolerance. For instance, most swiss watch actions come out of the same factory, but only the most precise are in $10000 watches.

>> No.1466883

This is fairly accurate, especially the one fucking cashier.

>> No.1466977

I bought a heat gun from HF yesterday
The offgas just from running the thing for the first time for 30 seconds set off the fire alarm for my entire condo block. The fire department showed up and the development manager showed up and boy was it an embarrassing cluster fuck

>> No.1466996

how is the government banning shit a free market
you fucking idiot

>> No.1467017

I keep passing by the wheel casters wanting to buy a few but I cant think of a fucking use for them. I think I can make some giant roller skates.

>> No.1467101

Speaking of;

I need bearings that can take 300lb on a 2" shaft. I was thinking about welding 4 casters together so the wheels act as the needle bearings. thoughts?

I can save about $60 per bearing this way.

>> No.1467183

>Didn't know Sony made multimeters. Cool!

you really cant be this fucking stupid... right?

>> No.1467185


why do you make it a point to always have your fagsticks in your pics.. nobody cares that you are going to die sooner because of cancer.

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>> No.1467194

HF is fine when you're just starting out provided you do QA out of the box. Upgrade to Wen if you can afford it when starting.

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Plenty of people around here care that I’m going to die sooner, they can’t wait.

>tfw wanted to get to HF and grab a pair of those Doyle cutter-crimpers
Ended up at Northern Tool instead. Hopefully these blue handles hold up because Channellock isn’t exactly my favorite brand but I really couldn’t justify spending $35 on Kleins.

Northern Tool has these new Klutch 90T Aluminum ratchets that I keep wanting to buy. There is a 1/2” drive model with a longer (15”?) handle but it sketches me out thinking about breaking bolts loose between the fine teeth and aluminum.

There’s no replacement for Harbor Freight but NT is awesome for lots of shit.

>> No.1467200

See >>1466590

It’s not quite the meme it used to be.

I like what NT does with their hand tools.. They have their cheap Ironton brand which would be the shitty HF Pittsburgh. But then they have their Klutch brand which is really good for the money. The sockets are Taiwan made by Apex so it’s like getting Gearwrench for half the price. HF is doing it with some of their tools, the new pliers are a good example.

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Can anyone recommend a jack there? This one's probably over kill for me... I have a 500lb tractor I gotta jack up to replace the front wheels and will have to get it up to change em out.

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This is the way to go. I don’t think HF even makes money on these things, and if they do it’s not much. But that’s one of the things that gets people in the door so they buy up all the other cheap Chinese crap and HF can make their profit on the other stuff.

The one in your pic is the Low Profile and it goes on sale for a few bucks less all the time. The regular 3-Ton Rapid Pump is straight too as long as you don’t have to squeeze under a slammed Civic on chopped springs and it costs a little less than the one in your pic. I got mine on sale for like $69.

Everybody says stay away from the aluminum stuff. The yellow Daytona is supposedly really, really good for the price and it will hold up in a shop.

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What about this guy? I mean I lease cars so I'll never have to work on mine again thank God but I got a wheel horse 310-8 that's been taken care of but needs front wheels replaced. I want to keep it in good shape as well. The top right one in your pic looks like the right way to go, but for my needs I wanna make sure I don't spend more than I have to.

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I think you should check out the regular 3-Ton Rapid Pump if you don’t need the low profile you posted earlier. I was looking for a coupon but can’t find one now. They will definitely have one for it within the next few weeks though. It’s like $85 full price and goes on sale for ~$70 a lot. Pic related is expired but you will see another one soon if you sign up for their emails.

If you go look at them in-store, you will see the difference between the one you posted for $30 and the Rapid Pump steel ones. The red ones are like a spare tire jack or maybe if you’re tying to drop a trans or axle, they’re really small. They don’t lift very high either. They barely even lift smaller CUVs/SUVs high enough to get the tires off.

And don’t be a dumbass, get jack stands. The HF 3-Ton stands go on sale for <$20 a pair all the time.

If you do want to go real cheap, I think there’s a coupon to get that $29 red one for $19 right now and you can spend the savings on jack stands.

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This jack lifts to 13”, this >>1467275 goes to nearly 20”. That 7 inches is huge when you’re trying to work under it.

Anyway here’s the coupons if you want a disposable one that will just barely get the wheels off the ground. Attached is the jack stand coupon because I’m assuming you value your life to the sum of over $17.99.

Still say get one of the 3-Ton steel Rapid Pump jacks though. When you see them in real life, you will understand why people who shit on Harbor Freight will still own a jack from there because it’s a whole lot for $80.

>> No.1467308

Alright thanks. I'll see if I can bum a jack from a friend just to get the wheels replaced since the one blew out at the time I finished cutting the grass last week, and with the rain we've had I'm gonna have to cut it again. Then I'll be on the look out for the cheaper price on one for myself.

The stands I'm seeing are $19.99 now. Thanks again for the help.

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Now that I'm looking even 13" could be enough for now, guessing that is where I'll be jacking it up

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>cutting the grass

I'm sorry, did you mean "mowing the lawn"?


>> No.1467329

I have that $60 aluminum one and I'ved used it on various shitboxes, vans, suvs, a trailer, and even helped move a bigass shed with it. I'm blessed with retard strength but if you don't NEED the extra lift capacity of something like the 3T steely it's nice to have a floor jack that doesn't weigh a gorillion pounds when hauling the fucker in and out of the back of my wagon or my buddy's truck.

I specifically wanted the lighter weight and tried the aluminum one but if you don't care then go overkill and never worry if it'll be enough.

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It will probably work then. For $20 you might as well get it to keep in the garage for shit like that. But if you start working on the car more, I would suggest the $80-$90 ones because even at that price they’re great and make jobs way faster. You could use the cheap one for the car for an emergency but you have to remember that the car might be 6” off the ground, but there’s another ~6” of suspension travel so the thing will be fully extended and it’s barely enough room to get the tire off.

Either way it’s a tool and it’s worth having so you can get the job done today by yourself instead of borrowing or calling somebody to fix it.

>> No.1467332

Mine stays in the garage anyway so I’m cool with a heavy one that I sort of trust. The 6-Ton double locking jack stands were a nice addition to the collection too, makes me feel better when I’m doing something to my mom’s Grand Cherokee and have to crawl under that thing. That has some suspension travel so you have to get it pretty high in the air before you can even pull the wheels off.

Oh and don’t forget to chock yer tires. You can buy the rubber ones or put whatever in there to keep it steady. If you jack up the front end of a car and the parking brake decides to slip, you risk the car sliding backwards and the thing falling right off the jack + stands.

>> No.1467400

I ended up picking it up, thanks m8

>> No.1467522

Is this a bad idea?

>> No.1467557

What drugz?

>> No.1467601

Electric pressure washers are always a bad idea.

That Portland stuff doesn’t seem too terrible though. I bought a hedge trimmer a few months back and it’s much nicer than Black & Decker for the same money. Was chewing through some thick branches with it last weekend.

All of them

>> No.1467672

Bought a car canopy for 100bucks and half of it already pooled up water and collapsed after the first storm .

>> No.1467760

go to Home Depot and spend a little more on a Ryobi instead, at least if that one explodes you'll get a 3-year warranty.

Electric models are fine you just need to know what they are meant for and understand their limitations. the convenience of just plugging it in and hosing something off real quick usually trumps the 1500 extra PSI of a gas model.

>> No.1467790

i dunno, theres really very little as satisfying as cleaning off say an old brick wall or concrete floor with a good high psi pressure washer

>> No.1467856

This >>1467790

Just put your thumb over the end of the hose and it’s like owning an electric pressure washer.

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Why do they do this shit where they have two of the same item but only one of them is on sale online. If I go into the store are they only going to have the more expensive one?

>> No.1467873

Their website is retarded and they have multple item #s for the same things for some reason. If you look at the coupon it will probably have both item #s on it.

>> No.1467876

Just FYI: that looks like a solid top, but it's really only 3/4 thick.

>> No.1467884

Different revisions of the same tool.
Almost always you are better off buying the older tool, as the newer ones are built to lower price points to keep profit margins high.

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Here is an example.
The current 20 ton press has 2 different model numbers.
The bolted together one is physically larger, its a foot taller, its wider and it has a slightly larger working area. Also I hear it has a better pump that doesnt fail.

The welded together one has a crappier bottle jack, its smaller, the C Channel its made out of is thinner and smaller than the bolt together one. And the welds are shitty.

I bought the welded one at first on accident and returning it and got the bolt together one at a different store. Look up "mods" for the press and youll see a ton of people talk about them

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>> No.1468056

Hey guys, I have a quick question, I heard that HF ratchets are actually pretty good for the price. I am considering on getting 3/8, and 1/2 inch, should I steer away from flex heads, and the extendable 1/2 ones or would they be okay?

>> No.1468068

See if Tool Tear Downs has a review of the ones you're looking at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOuS7BRebReHPoRT29EY0ow

>> No.1468084

>should I steer away from flex heads, and the extendable 1/2 ones or would they be okay?

The internals are going to be the same
Do you need the flex and extensions? Is it going to be your only ratchets?
They will be fine, and if you need them I dont see why you wouldnt pick them up.

>> No.1468088

Bought a ton of clamps for relatively cheap 2 weeks ago. About to go back and buy an angle grinder, saw horse, and tv mount all for $30 this weekend. Say what you want but Harbor Freight is good for some things

>> No.1468093

You certainly can't go wrong with their clamps. I always buy at least one clamp of any type when I go there (my 20% off coupon probably covers double that for each visit) and just stockpile.

>> No.1468115


I didn't think about that, but I'm going to start doing that from now on

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One can never have enough clamps.

>> No.1468152

Bought a dremel 4 years ago and use it frequently, its still running strong not super fast rpms but it gets the small jobs done

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I haven’t heard anything but good on those black and red Pitt Pro ratchets. Those are made in Taiwan too so it’s HF’s newer motto of “These tools will last for more than one job!”

I have the 3/8” and 1/2” flex heads and they have treated me well but I haven’t had a chance to really abuse them. The longer handles are super nice. Only complaints you will find are people who say the flex head is too loose (or even tight) but that’s just a preference thing and you can tighten it if you want. And the only broken ones are from retards putting a cheater bar on them and that’s not the tool’s fault.

They don’t have the little ball and spring detent though, so the head flexes freely. And if you’re going to buy more than one of the flex heads, you could also check out Gearwrench. I kinda regretted not getting the Gearwrenches because even with 20% off coupons on both HF ratchets, it was only like $10 less than the Gearwrench 120XP 2-pack on Amazon. Or they have a 4pk with all 3 sizes plus a 3/8” stubby flex head for around $100.

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There are a few people on /o/ who actually wrench a lot and love these composite ratchets too. I still haven’t quite figured out the appeal but maybe it does make a difference over a 50 hour work week. I would like to see the internals of this thing, it has to be made from some of that AvE love fiberglass plastic.

>> No.1468638

Just came back from there

I bought
>30 inch pry/alignment bar
>3 pack of the ladies foot
>18 inch 1/2 inch flex head ratchet
>3/8 ratchet

im happy with my purchase, came out to 71 bucks, and my impact socket set came in
>tfw ~60 bucks for 3/8 socket set that is both metric, standard, hollow, and deep.
>same thing for 1/4 socket set.

>> No.1468639


If you plan on using it every day then yeah get the better batteries. But the ones it comes with are pretty good. 2hr run life vs 4.

>> No.1468663

That long handle on the 1/2” is nice after using stupid short Craftsman raised panel ratchets for so many years. You can skip the breaker bar lots of times. Same thing with the 14” long 3/8” drive flex head, I used to need a 1/2” and possibly a few taps with a hammer to get my oil drain plug off after the JiffyMan touched it 4 months ago but now I can crank it off with the 3/8” easily.

What impact sockets did you get? I have the shallow 1/2” Pitt sets but I wanted to get something a little nicer when I bought deep ones. $19.99 per set is so tempting, but I kept watching for sales and caught Craftsmans on sale for $35 per set plus some other random coupon and got SAE and metric for like $65 off of $200.

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Sometimes you gotta do a little better than Pittsburgh.

5 of them for only $39.99!

>> No.1468677

I have had one of these jacks in my truck for over 10 years. I still works like it should.
I would buy another one.

>> No.1468701

the socket set I bought was sunex brand, the matco tool truck warranties them. Here is a link to what I bought.



>> No.1468704

Those look straight. Seems like a decent brand. I might be set on sockets for now but if I end up getting a 3/8” drive impact set(s), I may keep an eye on Northern Tool. Their sockets are Taiwan made by Apex and they have really good prices on what is essentially Gearwrench with a Klutch label.

>> No.1468705

Gearwrench, I want to get their ratchet wrenches, in standard, regular, and stubby.. I wish I didnt buy the blue points from the snap on truck.

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Just do it

>> No.1468732

oh.. I guess I used the wrong term.. im thinking of buying these



>> No.1468764

>Skipping sizes
Not even once.
This is the reason Im buying tekton ratcheting wrenches instead of gearwrench.

>> No.1468766

The one on the far left will break at the base of the wire cutters. I've had two snap on my so far

>> No.1468789

based, thank you

>> No.1468851
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You want the stubby wrenches?

The 20pc full size Gearwrench set is on sale at Sears right now for $50. But if you want the stubs, keep an eye on Advance Auto Parts. They have that stuff on sale a bit, otherwise they constantly have 20% off coupons. So you could see if it’s in stock at your local store and order for in-store pickup and get both sets for about $65.

>> No.1468879

>go to advance auto parts
>25% discount is I active it with my email

Welp, another 5% off, ill just use my spam email for that.

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If you sign up for the emails, they send you a 25% off offer once every couple of weeks. Earlier this week I grabbed these cutters and a couple cans of brake cleaner with it before it expired.

>> No.1469077

>12AWG Max Recommended Capacity

that sounds really small for cutters that big, or the pic makes it seem really big

>> No.1469078

I bought my three torque wrenches today. Plus a magnetic extension grabber and some free microfiber towels. All for like $37.

Thanks to the person in the other thread for recommending them.

>> No.1469085

The label says they are 8 inches, which is not that large.

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I work for a calibration lab and people have sent these in for calibration. Surprisingly, they always within the 2% unless they have been damaged then they just do not work. Most "click" wrenches are usually out of spec if they are abused or left cranked down before they are put away. These lil bastards just work. For 30 bucks it is a good deal for the home gamer.

>> No.1469090

Dunno why, but I'm a sucker, even though I have a stack that have never been used.

>> No.1469092

Fuck everyone else - I'm a fan of the Quinn/Doyle line. Used them today to install a sink along side their SK counterpart. Didn't notice a difference - sink still doesn't link.
>Hurr durr muhh $50 tool is better than your $5 tool
Buy 2 and you win.

>> No.1469093

AvE did a video on one of those. seems like the only way to permanently fuck a working one is to go double or triple the limit

>> No.1469094

Generally, how do you repair a click wrench?

>> No.1469121

I'm more curious on how you calibrate a harbor freight torque wrench. The inside of the ratchet just appears to have two small springs.

>> No.1469134

Being poor lends itself well to people who use a tool once. Im sure youll enjoy those savings as it sits in a toolbox never getting used.

>> No.1469149

The verbiage of calibration VS adjust changes from company. One company may consider checking a piece of test equipment meets manufacturer's specifications is a calibration. Anything that involves adjusting the equipment is outside of the calibration and is considered an adjustment. So if a customer brings in a harbor freight torque wrench and it meets the 4% of setting spec then it is a complete calibration. If it does not meet the spec then an an adjustment is required and that maybe additional. The HF torque wrenches can be adjusted. There is a collar that sits inside of the handle that can adjust the wrench.

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I have a feeling that’s more of a precaution when somebody tries to cut through a 3/8” thick bolt and then complains that the cutting edge got fucked up. They will easily do copper wire thicker than that, especially with the pivot joint.

Kek. Good job. Just read the instructions, you’re supposed to leave torque wrenches stored at the lowest possible setting otherwise you will fuck them up.

I got the free tarp the past couple times, and I have a handful of those blue lights but the magnets suck and they aren’t that bright. The magnetic dishes might be my favorite freebie. I never get the towels because my mom works in the OR and she gives me an unlimited supply of blue rags and white lap sponges.

Idk man, people really seem to like those pliers. I keep meaning to try out a Doyle something too. Almost bought their 3pk of mini pliers a few different times.

>> No.1469254

I ordered a drill press from these fuckers and the god damn Indians stole me card info

>> No.1469352

There's not enough mexicans in the north east for me to see a store filled with them

>> No.1469354

I think my dad had this one and it lasted for 4 years of pretty constant use for side mechanic jobs he does