Harbor Freight

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  1. Stiv Bators

    Stiv Bators Well-Known Member

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    How do they stay in business?

    Every single item they sell is pure shit.
     
  2. Gretsch Man

    Gretsch Man Well-Known Member

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    I sometimes buy rubber gloves from them. They're not bad.
     
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    MrWarmth UP YOURS Gold

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    Well there you go.
     
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    Chinese tools?0.0
     
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    Walygatr Well-Known Member

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    shit needs love too.
     
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    that i where you go to buy that one bit you know will break .. but u hope it works long enough to put up that fence
     
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    They sell the cheap Chinese crap that Walmart is too ashamed to carry.
     
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    Yeah, it's crap.
    But it's really inexpensive.
    Some people don't care or use a tool often enough to justify buying Klein or Dewalt
     
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    I've had one of their 3 ton floor jacks for about three years now, no problems so far.
     
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    This....Good enough for the average weekend warrior
     
  11. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    You're lucky. I bought one from Harbor Freight which failed the first time I tried to use it. Cheap Chinese crap.
     
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    Zip ties, work gloves, Predator engines at awesome, welding supplies, hand tools, automotive jacks, spray guns. They have a ton of good shit.
     
  13. Joe Bauers

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    You gotta look over the stuff, like anything else. sure there's a lotta crap. but some of it is just fine.
    I've got a couple of floor jacks, a transmission jack and a hoist . all work just fine. I also have a automotive buffer - polisher that I beat the hell out of and It's still ticking..
     
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    Yeah you have to be selective. I would never buy one of their $20 torque wrenches, for instance.
     
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    Total shit store. I work with a guy that gets everything there. Bought a cordless drill for something like $8.00. He says he doesn't care if it's shit. A long as it lasts a few months, he's happy.
    That's how they stay in business.
     
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    I have a heat gun and air saw from them which have met expectations for years now. I do however worry about them blowing up.

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    Ya. Me too. $10 well spent
     
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    grabbed a couple usb power strips last year. use em everyday & they still work. wouldn't buy tools though...i'm a craftsman guy.
     
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    Have you visited a sears lately? Less people three than Howard has listeners
     
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    Just bought a bead blast cabinet, does what i want