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    Where to buy tools??

    Well, this one's pretty self explanatory really. (and probably in the wrong forum).

    where can I purchase some semi-decent tools for a not too extortionate price?

    I know that something like Snap-on is probably the best - but I don't do enough jobs that require tools to justify spending that much.

    I also have had some pretty shocking tools in the past (snapped the head off a torque wrench) so don't want to go there again!!

    In particular I want a 4 arm wheel nut wrench (cross shaped with different sockets on each end) - I've seen one in someone's boot install on here but can't find who's it was I also want a Torque wrench/socket set.

    all sensible suggestions welcome - thanks, Tim.
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    Machine Mart have quite a few bargains.....or good old fleabay ???

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    I hate to say it but Halfords professional range are damn fine tools - life time guarantee too. Their torque wrenches are excellent as well - infact i've got two of them.

    Machine mart do some good stuff, but some shit too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg
    I hate to say it but Halfords professional range are damn fine tools - life time guarantee too. Their torque wrenches are excellent as well - infact i've got two of them.

    Machine mart do some good stuff, but some shit too
    Word of warning with the Halfords professional range and the life time guarantee...if the tools are used in a workshop environment (i.e. professional) then the guarantee is void....makes me chuckle
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    ditto mate, as a mechanic i used alot of their stuff, doesnt come close to snap-on etc but for a fraction of the price and lifetime garuntee you cant go wrong, if it breaks take it back,sweet!!

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    snap on does give a full life time guarantee as my dad has everything snap on and has had free replacments of screwdrivers and breaker bars when they have got bent with too much use.
    Halfords tools are good quality for the price.
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    i know it sounds really stupid. but a place near me has 30% off ALL Teng tools. maybe i can help u out? i got all mine from there
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    I got a few nice bits from Costco
    an some bits from the snap on guy at work

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    teng tools are ok but dont last long but if its just for lite home use they would be fine!! snap-on can be funny with their lifetime garuntee tho, tight gits lol

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    Teng's good stuff - I was looking a £1500's worth of Teng tool kit yesterday, it was lovely

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