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Unread 09-06-2010, 08:15 PM   #1
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I usually try and stay with Craftsman, but if not I'll go with DeWalt or Snap-On if I can afford it.

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Craftsman, as almost everyone else will say, or Snap-On. My dad and I swear by them and I still use his tools he's had since he was young wrench spinner and getting into his muscles cars of the day.
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I also like Klein tools
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Snap On all the way, ask any professional shop mechanic what they use and they will nearly always say Snap On...
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Snap-On or Goodwrench...i have some chinese knockoffs though.

I don't like Craftsmen though. I grew up with my dad working construction and hating them because they were homeowners grade. Dewalt and Bosch was where it was at.
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I like Craftsman, personally. Their guarantee is second to none and the handles are easy to grip with oily hands.
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Ditto I like craftsman. Although I do use alot of Cornwell and never had a problem. I'm sure Snap On is great but I just can't see spending there prices.
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Ditto I like craftsman. Although I do use alot of Cornwell and never had a problem. I'm sure Snap On is great but I just can't see spending there prices.
I get snap on tools half off through my work so it makes sense for me.
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I get snap on tools half off through my work so it makes sense for me.
If that were the case then I probably would to. Half off means your only paying 200% over retail of the same tool from the actual manufacturer with out the snap on name rather then 400%. I could live with that.
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I won a snap-on ratcheting screwdriver in a competition I was in fairly recently. It's so smooth that every time I use it I need a change of pants. Not to mention the shaft comes out and makes a nice 1/4" extension. But I'm not rich, so I'm a craftsman guy.

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