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View Poll Results: Are your tools costing you more then you save by using them?
Have more $ in the price of the tools then you have saved by using them. 1 14.29%
I've saved more by buying the right tools and doing the work myself 6 85.71%
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Old 07-13-2007, 04:39 PM   #1
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This if for diehard tool fenatics.

This topic has just come up and I want to start a poll for those people that have accumulated at least $10,000.00 in any tools including saws drills sprayers etc.(price included the box that you store your tools in) that you have purchased in your life time. Tool pricing is determined by the price that you paid when you purchased them new.


This poll will determine if you paid more for the tools that you bought, then you saved by doing the work yourself..

In other words, are you a tool fanatic, or are you actually saving money by doing the work yourself with the aid of the tools? This can include any tools that are needed to perform house renovations etc.
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I dont pay for them. Work does. :P
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Frank...you are probably the only guy I know over 10G'* in tools...lol
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Bill, I must have reached that amount over 20 years ago. You must have over that by now. Heck your tool boxes alone must be over $1,000.00 when they were purchased new.
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I might have a tool or two
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I dont pay for them. Work does. :P

And you get to keep them?
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I have maybe $1000 worth of tools....used resale value around $300.

My dad may have $10,000 worth..but he has been collecting them for 40 years.


I've saved at least $1000 doing car repairs myself vs a mechanic.
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I dont pay for them. Work does. :P

And you get to keep them?
**** ya and when and if I leave the company they leave with me.
not to mention I usually buy 2-3 of everything.
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Free tools, Holly Molly, my dream job would be to work for snap on and bring home free tools.
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sorry Frank, mine are all home depot bought. thats what company card I have.

Oh did I mention tax free
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