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Forum: General Tool Discussion Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,118
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Truck Tool Equivalents Thread 2.0 - Expanded with Part Numbers

Damn, you guys jumped on all kinds of stuff in the last day! I'll update the original posts ASAP. Thanks folks!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 2,567
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Proto J150WP Giveaway - Presented By Tools In Action

I'll throw my hat in the ring. Count me in! Thanks for the opportunity!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,047
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Tin snip suggestions?

Best bang for the buck right now ($6.42 each). Bought all three last month, and so far they've been great.

http://www.gearwrench.com/hot-deals
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-29-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,118
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Truck Tool Equivalents Thread 2.0 - Expanded with Part Numbers

This should fit the bill.

Deluxe Cooling System Pressure Tester
Matco PTK70888 - $214.95
Craftsman 70888 - $107.99
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 09-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,127
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Thank you from Trusty Cook - Deadblow Hammer Hot Deal

I agree. Looking into a ball peen dead blow soon.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: US made Torque wrenches?

The cheapest version of the GW torque wrenches are sold as Husky, and they are US made. Yet to see any non-USA torque wrenches from them.

Same wrenches are sold as Matco, Armstrong, Gearwrench...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 37,840
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Milwaukee addiction thread! :)

I have a ton of M12 tools now, but just finally bit the bullet and bought an M18 drill for work (the old Dewalt has a bent shaft which is fine for woodwork, but we're drilling a LOT of metal at...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: hydraulics on CAT equipment

I'm currently working for a company customizing CAT equipment for mining operations, and have been thrown into a LOT of hydraulic work.

Here's what I've learned so far:
Average hoses range from...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Tool company make this for us diesel guys?

Also sold under EZ Red and Neiko:
http://www.amazon.com/E-Z-Red-MR34-Telescoping-Monster/dp/B0021UL1ZK/ref=pd_sim_sbs_hi_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0K264A7QXGHWKFV7BYV3...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Help me spend some Cman money....

The 3 piece hose pinch pliers are a good bet (Same as sold by Matco, SK and Snap-On)

CM Pro Pick Set is awesome if you don't have it already.

Pinless Impact Universal Joints are great too (3/8"...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Power INSIDE a roll cab?

Was just about to suggest this. I have some magnetic shelves on the side of my box that I set my chargers in, and they held them with the batteries just fine (18v Dewalt XRP, which are not light).
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 961
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Is this a decent price for a Mac chest?

Congrats! I would have jumped on it for that price (and resell my HF44).:thumbup:
Forum: Introduce yourself here! 08-13-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Hi from South Africa

Welcome to the GJ, it's very informative, argumentative, and can get expensive. But a good time none the less. Welcome to the club!:drink:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-11-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,354
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Best Matco tools or products for the price?

I've had better luck with the Gearwrench 84T ratchets than the 88T Matcos. That said, here is all the re-badge info you need (and growing constantly):
...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-10-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,530
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: A Vise-Grip "Fossil"

I would think so, seeing as they bought it on eBay 2 months ago. Some people...:bs:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-08-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,368
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Considering selling my toolbox

You answered your own question there. Sell it and not end up hauling that much unneeded weight on your move. There are always plenty of good deals available no matter where you go, and HF is always...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-08-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,730
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Show us your factory flaw and unfinished hand tools

Exactly, that's just how the big driver (prybar) is made.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,977
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Next Ingersoll Rand 1/2" Impact

Matco was selling IR impacts a few years back, but recently changed manufacturers.

Matco MT2120 3/8" Composite Impact Wrench - Ingersoll Rand 2115TiMAX
Matco MT1769QA 1/2" Quiet Impact Wrench -...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,977
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Next Ingersoll Rand 1/2" Impact

The new line of Matco impacts (as well as NAPA) are made overseas by Professional Tool Products. They are built to look like IR, but they are not IR.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-04-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,929
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: What brand Combination Wrenches grace your box?

Williams Supercombos and Craftsman RPs up to about 1"/21mm, and a mix of Proto, Kobalt USA and Northern Tool up to 2"

Lots of Gearwrench ratcheting combos mixed in as well.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Screwdriver handles on the handle end of a ratchet. Why??

Or if you live in the colder climates, not as freezing ass cold.:thumbup:
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Heat gun rec?

Can't beat the Wagner. $23 and made in the USA. Mine works awesome.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00004TUCV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: Screwdriver handles on the handle end of a ratchet. Why??

Comfort. My hands cramp up and hurt like hell if clenched around a wrench or ratchet for too long (those situations where you can only get 1/8 a turn at most before having to reposition). That...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 69,374
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Truck Tool Equivalents Thread - Gathering Data

ATD seems to be the major re-brander of the overseas knock off tools, in identical cases.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,118
Posted By ihateminimumwage
Re: The Truck Tool Equivalents Thread 2.0 - Expanded with Part Numbers

Thanks for the info. I'll have to look into some part numbers to get on the list.:thumbup:


I looked into this a bit, and I believe the ATD and Nesco sets are overseas made vs the USA made Irwin...
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