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Old 05-22-2006, 01:50 PM   #1
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What do most of you use in your tool boxto hold your sockets in? I presently use the metal strips where as the sockets clip into place and I'm not liking it since there not that easy to remove with one hand, or greasy and or oily hands for that matter.
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I use the plastic holders that fit into the drawer. The sockets sit recessed in and dont snap in. These are from sears.

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I just got the case my socket/wrench set came in....
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i use trays that have shafts protruding up you place the sockets on each shaft and the shafts have the sizes labeled
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I use the plastic holders that fit into the drawer. The sockets sit recessed in and dont snap in. These are from sears.

I've been considering getting these as I currently have the strips with the clip-ins and also find them to be a real PITA when you'rte in the middle of something greasy and bneed another size (like said above).

Do the drawer insets work OK? Particularly when you slam the drawer shut...do they sockets fall over or get jumbled?
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I use the plastic holders that fit into the drawer. The sockets sit recessed in and dont snap in. These are from sears.

I've been considering getting these as I currently have the strips with the clip-ins and also find them to be a real PITA when you'rte in the middle of something greasy and bneed another size (like said above).

Do the drawer insets work OK? Particularly when you slam the drawer shut...do they sockets fall over or get jumbled?
The sockets don't fall over for me at all. I slam my drawers shut and nothing falls over. They are inset pretty deep.
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I use magnetic racks.. that way you can grab the whole rack of sockets easily if you are on the move or not at home.

http://s7.sears.com/is/image/Sears/0...0&op_sharpen=1

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I use magnetic racks.. that way you can grab the whole rack of sockets easily if you are on the move or not at home.

http://s7.sears.com/is/image/Sears/0...0&op_sharpen=1

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That'* not a bad idea. Hmmmm, Sears huh?
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My sockets are just sitting in the bottom of my toolbox. lmao
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I use magnetic racks.. that way you can grab the whole rack of sockets easily if you are on the move or not at home.

http://s7.sears.com/is/image/Sears/0...0&op_sharpen=1

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I don't have tall drawers so what you have would probably work the best for me. I think here in Canada they go for about $29.95 each Can.

I like what you have also[ b] Bonneville94V688[/b], since you can put more in one drawer but I just don't have the height. Of the drawers that do have height, I use for other things.
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