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Old 01-24-2004, 04:05 PM   #1
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what tools do you prefer to use snap-on, craftsman or the cheep things? just curious as to what all you gear heads out there use my little tool box has a mix of all of them
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Craftsman. I have a little 160 peice travel set and a 500 peice set to use around the house.
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If it'* something I'm only going to use once or twice, as cheap as possible. However I have split cheap torx sockets in two on the first use.
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Just gimmie some duct tape and string, and I'll fix it.
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myself, i prefer SNAP ON tools. as a perfessional auto tech, i need my tools to work and last. plus the snap on guy comes to our shop every week . i use my tools 9-9 1/2 hours a day , 5 days a week, so i need somethin that i can depend on to get the job done.
i have about $32,000 in tools in my box at work, and trust me on this, it was money well spent. but i do have a craftsman professional series tool box, i did have a snap on box that was the size of a single bed, but when i found out that i was having a second son 7 years ago, i traded it in for a craftsman and its been a great box. plus it was $5000 less than the snap on. when it comes to tools, you get what you pay for.
 
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As an ex-Auto Mechanic, my tool box consists mostly of Snap On & Mac Tools!
Yes I could've bought cheaper tools, but I can't afford for them to break regardless of their warranty! Nothing is worse than a tool breaking at the wrong time (like: right in the middle of a big job & all the stores are now closed to get a replacement)! I buy the BEST & expect the BEST performance from them too!
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my FaCom tools own all. i won them from a griots garage contest. they're signed by michael schumacher(well the cabinet is). valued at $3,000. i rarely use them but i got for free!!!
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I'm a tradesman too and have lots of diff brands including crafstman and snap on. My favorite wrenches are Armstrong for feel and finnish but like snap on for sockets and ratchets. Klien make the best screwdrivers and pliers and Proto have the best hammers and pry bars.
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We've got craftsman around the house, but i can see using snap on tools for more automotive situations. Both!
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For the little bit of work I do on my car... my craftsman is good enough for me.
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