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My tool collect is not where I want it but pretty much just have craftsman, its usually my first choice for tools
 

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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.
 

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I'm a retired Snap-On tool distributor. Take a guess.:lol:
 

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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 job
 

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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.
 

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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.
 

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Mostly Craftsman, some snap op. As far as power tools Milwaukee all the way. I have the 26v cordless set.
 

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most of mine are craftsman
 

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I'm at about 50% Craftsman and 50% miscellaneous as well. Until recently, I just had a large collection of various tool sets and other individual tools that I had bought and received in the past for various projects. About a month ago, though, my grandfather passed most of his tools down since he no longer needs them. It increased my tool collection by about 300% LoL. Let's just say he had a tool or two. Most being Craftsman.
 

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As far as hand tools - everything from Snap-on to unnamed "made in China" and everything in between. Power tools - Dewalt, Black and Decker, Ryobi, and hitachi. Pnuematic and hydraulic are another mixture of top brands and cheap stuff. Plus three MIG welders, two plasma cutters, two oxy-acetelene rigs, and a stick welder. I need a cheaper hobby!
 

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I think your hobby is just fine!:lol:
 

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I have to say I keep about 90% of my tools in my truck and use them all the time.. I always have use of my friends Subru dealership at night if I need a lift or something...
 

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I prefer Craftsman but the local Sears is on the other side of our small town so it is not convenient to run in and pick up something. Add to that the mall it is in has horrible access from a big intersection making it a PITA to get to the store! So most of my tools were purchased before I moved to this town.
 

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This is a loaded question how do we know who is watching this forum thieves love to find out what is in a garage to get the best pickins. I have been robbed and the worst part is they used my tools to undo the garage door opener to get everything out. Tool box locked all the time when not in use. only Harbor freight tools at home (junk) good stuff in shop (pit bull chained to box).
 

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Mostly Craftsman, some snap op. As far as power tools Milwaukee all the way. I have the 26v cordless set.
ohh, I need to get a 26v cordless set. ..drool..

---------- Post added at 10:30 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:26 AM ----------

This is a loaded question how do we know who is watching this forum thieves love to find out what is in a garage to get the best pickins. I have been robbed and the worst part is they used my tools to undo the garage door opener to get everything out. Tool box locked all the time when not in use. only Harbor freight tools at home (junk) good stuff in shop (pit bull chained to box).


Thanks for adding your 4th post in 18 months of being a member, but I'm not sure that I've come across a "Forum Thieves" before, maybe start a new thread and expand on that theory.
 

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some Craftsman, some Mastercraft ( Canadian Tire in Canada with great warantees ), some Stanley, and
power tools so far are Makita and few Black and Decker. I also own one killer of a 3 TON Quick lift jack.
Works great on jobs with my 7.5 Amp Impact gun!!!:great:
 

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Made the mistake of taking an offer I couldn't refuse and sold all my tools 20 years ago when I left racing. While it brought 32,000 at the time to replace them all would cost double that.
I have since bought a smallerr chest and box and started filling as funds allow. Most of my hold overs are Proto and Challenger. Some Mac and some snap on.
New stuff is varied from Craftsmen to garage sale stuff that has brought me some nice deals and found some real good Proto and Snapon tools as well as older Crafstmen tools.
Have Black and Decker as well as Ryobi power tools.
Lawn Mower is a Toro and when I mow I always wear my cape and watch for bulls.
 
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