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Old 06-06-2007, 11:45 AM   #29
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Lately at work we have been buying Armstrong brand wrenches from McMaster-Carr Supply. Made in USA and high quality so far.
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Old 06-06-2007, 06:09 PM   #30
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Got me to thinking about what brands I have at work...
Company supplied, so no need to bash, or reason as they are all doing well.

Yes, we have a few Armstrong too, their rachets feel good = heavy.
Bacho makes this cool Creasent style...
The jaw flips over and becomes a pipe tool. (I have never used, but looks cool)

Williams = most hand tools (alot like Craftsman)
Westward = alot like Snap-on
Snap-on = too expensive

And no, you may not borrow any ...













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Old 06-09-2007, 12:32 PM   #31
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I need a torque wrench to fix my Hensley -- this week. What do you all recommend? I've looked at a bunch this week and none of them impresses me.


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One of my kids gave me a Craftsman 1/2" drive Microtork torque wrench #9 44595 last fathers day. It is so much easier than the bar type I have been using for the last 15 years or so.
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Old 06-09-2007, 01:53 PM   #32
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Klattu, I WISH my tool drawers looked that organized! Guess that's the difference between a pro and a hack
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Old 06-09-2007, 02:10 PM   #33
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Being in the mechanic trade for 30 years I too need the best tools .I have
Snap-On ,Mac ,Matco, Craftsman .Many specialty tools I use and need come
from Snap-on or Mac .The electronic scan tools and specilty hub sockets pullers and such are OTC ottowan Tool Co .Fluke provides the multi meters
.I like the teal Snap-On / Mac tools box ,but no way Id spend that kind of money ,my image is my restored 1950 chevy 5700 cabover service truck
that I use for my service business, it does the talking for sure. Good tools
are a must thats for certain.

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Old 06-09-2007, 05:36 PM   #34
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Don't think for one second that my tool box at home looks anything like that!

I can find time at work to organize and layout a pattern for my tools...
At home they are lucky to all see each other one day a year.
Each October, around Columbus Day, I devote to going around picking up tools left at last project location and finding a drawer to through them in.
Lasts about 2 weeks.
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