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07-05-2011, 07:23 PM #1
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Tools in your Garage - What do you have?
What type of tools does everyone have in their garage? Mine is about 50% craftsman with a mix of other stuff that people have given to me over the years or that I buy one at a time.
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07-05-2011, 08:06 PM #2
My tool collect is not where I want it but pretty much just have craftsman, its usually my first choice for tools2002 Chevy Silverado & 1995 Ford Bronco
02 Silverado: 50K miles, 20" Motto Rims, Flowmaster 50 Series
95 Bronco: 160K miles, 4" Superlift, 33/12.5/15 Mickey Thompson
01 Civic: 75K miles, DD
07-05-2011, 08:10 PM #3
I have a craftsman toolbox and a tool set for the truck. Most of my wrenches, screwdrivers and sockets are craftsman, but the power tools are makita and other brands. My favorite is the sawzall and it's a DeWalt.2009 GMC Sierra 5.3L running on E85
Black and chrome
Borla dual exhaust
Chrome Billet grill
4300k High/Low Beam HIDs
Westin Ultimate Bull Bar with PIAA 540s
Blacked-out tail and third brake light
07-06-2011, 11:38 AM #4
I'm a retired Snap-On tool distributor. Take a guess.:cool:
2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
Weather Tech floor mats
Cover-Craft seat covers
Dash mat cover
Formula One window tint
One black Lab in rear seat.
07-06-2011, 12:59 PM #5
A little bit of everything. craftsman tool box, sockets, ratchets, wrenches, table saw, chop saw. Kobalt screw drivers. from there Makita, rigid, milwaukee (sp), husky and some harbor freight brands on power/air tools. Wife jokes that I start new projects just so I can get a new tool each time, cuz there's always something I dont have that I need to finish the jobDavid
2004 Silverado 2500 Crew Cab 4x4, AMSOIL EA air filter, Granatelli MAF sensor, Throttle body spacer, Magnaflow exhaust (true dual to 2 in 1 out muffler), 6" ProComp lift (add a leaf and 5" superlift rear block), Bilstein shocks, 35's (Cooper Disoverer ST) and 4.10 gears, Rhino Liner, EGRUSA fender Flares and widow visors, extended stainless steel brake lines, firestone airbags w/onboard air compressor, Pioneer Avic X940BT navigation, Accel backup camera.
1960 Land Rover Series II 88
2002 Nissan Altima (My Commuter)
2013 Toyota Avalon Limited (Wife's Car)
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07-06-2011, 03:26 PM #6
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Yea I'd have to say I've got a little bit of every tool manufacturer too, and a few off brand foreign tools I picked up while overseas.
I prefer to buy Matco or Snap-on since Craftsman changed their standards and rules, but we dont always get what we want.
07-06-2011, 04:44 PM #7
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Primarily most of my tools are Craftsman, but there have been HF tools sneaking their way into my collection. My screw gun is an 18 volt DeWalt.
My general rule is that tools that get used a lot and that get beat on, are Craftsman, tools that I don't use too often and if I break it isn't a big deal have been HF. And for woodworking and other electric power tools, DeWalt all the way.Christopher
1991 Chevy Suburban 1/2 ton 2WD w/ chevy SBC 350-3/4 ton drivetrain upgrade w/4.10 gears 199K miles
2005 Saturn ION-2 Stock 255K miles
1982 Bronco, 1993 Bronco (sold), 1971 M35A2 Deuce and a Half
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07-06-2011, 07:40 PM #8
Mostly all Snap-On with a few Mac and Craftsman
07-06-2011, 08:07 PM #9
Mostly Craftsman, some snap op. As far as power tools Milwaukee all the way. I have the 26v cordless set.
07-07-2011, 06:29 PM #10
most of mine are craftsmanRandy AKA (Sparky)
06 Z71 5.3L flex fuel
6" fabTech lift
LT315/70R17 BF All Terrain
Pro Comp Series 1059 Wheels
weather Tech rain shields
Spectra air filter and air duct tube
Cheap camo seat covers :lol:
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