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View Poll Results: What's generally your favorite tool brand?
Craftsman 30 65.22%
Snap-On 12 26.09%
Mac Tools 1 2.17%
Stanley 2 4.35%
Kobalt (sold at Lowes) 1 2.17%
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Old 07-08-2007, 11:03 AM   #11
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HD stopped supporting Husky?? Dang, that might be what mine are....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bandit
You forgot Harbor Freight
You beat me to it Harbor Freight FTW

Honestly though, for what very little I do around the house, they do the job!

A close second to Harbor Freight would be the crap they sell at Wally World, Target, etc. I remember Wal Mart once had a brand of tool called "Popular Mechanics" based off of the magazine!

EDIT: Oh, and now they sell Stanley at Wal Mart. Stanley will put their name on anything it seems, including my "Murray" mower.
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all snappy for me

although I have learned after owning several fords and working on many I have a special place in my snap-on box for my ford repair kit consisting of duct tape and bubble gum

on a side note still got snappy tools that are 30+ years and stick kicking
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i like craftsman for the price and ease of warranty but ive used snap on and if i were to be working alot, as in a job, i would for surely use them
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Craftsman is favorite. I have their tools and my lawnmower is made by them. Now that they are sold at Kmart too, I don't have to travel all the way to the mall to get them at Sears.
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I have a selection of Craftsman for their obvious reputation. But I have a variety. I'll go with cheaper brands if they are tools like screwdrivers or smaller sockets (I do have a set of SnapOn screwdrivers though). I don't have to worry about breaking a screwdriver so going cheap on those is no big deal.

I have a set of Stanley sockets I got from WalMart that have been just fine. I do need to get more tools though. Over the past couple years tools have been a main thing on Christmas lists. Just like clothes, I could always use more tools.
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most of my tools are Companion, sears' other brand

EXCELLENT luck with them, havent broken any sockets or ratches like my old craftsman set
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I've only broken one craftsman socket wrench (actually it was old and worn out) and it was replaced free of charge.

But everyone knows Wiha makes the best tools.
http://www.wihatools.com/

I only have a couple screwdrivers from them, its hard to afford their stuff when its 2 to 3 times as much as snap-on
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I voted Craftsman but have been impressed by the Stanely tools I've bought at Walmart. In fact I did the LIM/UIM on our olds using nothing more that a Stanley 1/4" drive socket set for just about everything except torqing.
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Sears - Love the tool sets that come in the plastic cases.
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