Originally Posted by SIU Bound
I agree what was posted about having the tools. I bought chinese made tools from a store in the U.S. called harbor freight. If you are not going to be using these tools everyday for the rest of your life I would not buy expensive tools. Get a complete set of wrenches, sockets, drill, jig saw, hand grinder, and a rivet gun.
Okay now, sorry in advance... I totally disagree. That store called Harbor Freight is a total rip off. I STRONGLY encourage all of the readers of this to not spend a penny at that store. I have been 100% unhappy with 100% of anything and everything I bought. A prime example is the metal shears. They were bought on sale for $12.49. The Milwaukee shears are about $179. Good savings, right? Well, it is a great savings if cutting a straight line is not important. Those shears will not cut a straight line for anything... so, I take them back, not 100% satisfied, and get a new pair. Same results. I borrow my neighbor Nicks Milwaukee shears.... wish my table saw cut such nice lines. I am a woodworker, I build furniture and cabinets, and brother, I can cut straight. Harbor freight shears will not. The tool is junk.
7" Polisher, $19.95. On sale now for $14.95... in a kit with bonnets and pads and a wrench. The arbors wobbles so badly that you will need carpal tunnel surgery before the first cut is done.
To each his own, but I personally suggest that you buy the best quality tool once and have it for the rest of your life. To know that it will work well every time,is worth the extra money.