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Old 11-25-2006, 06:47 PM   #11
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Sears says they're only warranting it for 90 days. I wonder whats up with that?
Thats the warranty for all their torque wrenches. Lifetime on everything else...
Well I could understand them not warranting the calibration after 90 days, but they should at least warranty the ratchet head for life.
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I have this one, Works very well, I know that some people are going to say "but its a Cheap Harbor Freight one."

But its worked fine for me haven't had a problem yet.
And they also have a 1/4 drive one for Inch lbs.

And it has a Life time warranty on it.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...Itemnumber=239
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I have this one, Works very well, I know that some people are going to say "but its a Cheap Harbor Freight one." But its worked fine for me haven't had a problem yet.
Bandit, you're a H*** of a guy and I like you, but I have to disagree with your taste in tools.
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I have this one, Works very well, I know that some people are going to say "but its a Cheap Harbor Freight one." But its worked fine for me haven't had a problem yet.

Bandit, you're a H*** of a guy and I like you, but I have to disagree with your taste in tools.
hey, don't knock it to you try it

hey i all for good quality tools, but until i run into a problem with HF tools or i in the needs for quality i say there just fine for 90% of the people on this club because 90% of us on here don't work on cars for a living and wont brake them.

But when i know of a tool the can brake, i do buy the name brands
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I have a breaker-bar sized 1/2" drive 150 ft. lbs torque wrench for big things like wheel lugs, etc. and a smaller, slightly-bigger-than-a-ratchet sized 3/8" drive in./lbs. one for around the engine bay.
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bandit, just cause it clicks doesn't mean it works :P
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I guess what I'm saying, is that I don't trust the chinese when it comes to having accurate torque wrenches.
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I guess what I'm saying, is that I don't trust the chinese when it comes to having accurate torque wrenches.
Where do you think Craftsman wrenches are made?
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I guess what I'm saying, is that I don't trust the chinese when it comes to having accurate torque wrenches.
Where do you think Craftsman wrenches are made?
Well their wrenches are still made in the USA the last time I checked. They should be made by the Danaher Tool Group of Lancaster, PA.
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I'll bet you dollars to donuts half the Craftsman hand tools are manufactured in China, under the umbrella of an american company.

Harbor freight tools are hit and miss. But in the age of the internet, if there were serious issues with them, there would be information about it. When you can't afford the high-quality stuff, you buy what you can afford.

I make pretty damn good money, but after child-support and other expenses, my tool/car budget is VERY slim. I would go to harbor frieght for this reason. Many of the members on this forum are also in similar financial situations.

A harbor freight tool is far better than doing it by 'feel'.
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