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Old 03-12-2014, 02:57 PM   #3691
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Spring is not quite here yet in northwest Ohio,, snowing like crazy now with the wind howling like a banshee,, shovel city this afternoon,, I do remember S & H Green Stamps,, my mother saved the dickens out of them,, the hardware store in the small town in Ga. where I was raised accepted them at the time,, I got a little Zebco 202 rod and reel combo for my birthday one year.

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Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong on the search option of this forum? When I try to search for something, I often get directed to the beginning of threads but not directly to the keyword. I have to roll through the thread and i'll give up

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I think there's an option for "Show Threads" (default) or "Show Posts".

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Old 03-18-2014, 07:59 PM   #3695
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So, my parents are going to help me buy some tools for my graduation present, I need a good set of combination wrenches and 1/2" drive impact sockets, ranging from like 1/2" to 1 1/8" And metric from 12 to 30 maybe? Even with a 50% discount Snap on is ridiculous as far as price, but I want to buy good tools, any suggestions?

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MAC usually has good tools ,, well used to anyways, and they were cheaper off the truck than SNAP,, usually about 15 to 20% better, but it has been a long time since I had to get new equipment, I assume they still run trucks.

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MAC usually has good tools ,, well used to anyways, and they were cheaper off the truck than SNAP,, usually about 15 to 20% better, but it has been a long time since I had to get new equipment, I assume they still run trucks.
I've seen them around where I'm from but not here, of course I haven't seen a single tool truck here....
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Some Lowes stores have a decent selection of tools, I have seen some good brands in there, prices aren't bad, but you already know how high dollar good equipment can be and congrats on your upcoming graduation.

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If you want snap on You should look on craigslist or in used places. They are guaranteed for life and you have to be filthy rich to afford them new.

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So, my parents are going to help me buy some tools for my graduation present, I need a good set of combination wrenches and 1/2" drive impact sockets, ranging from like 1/2" to 1 1/8" And metric from 12 to 30 maybe? Even with a 50% discount Snap on is ridiculous as far as price, but I want to buy good tools, any suggestions?
My craftsman combination wrenches have held up great, I have had some proto impact sockets for a couple years and they have no signs of wear. I use them almost daily, I just have to change the roll pin in them occasionally (they are Allen sockets)
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