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tools for bargain

#1 Post by Bhawk » Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:23 pm

Seen these on eurocarparts. 150pc toolkit in a toolbox for £40.
Going to get these on payday, dont know the quality of them but for that price its worth a shot

http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/tools ... 1&0&t5_308

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#2 Post by Mawsley » Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:23 am

I'd wait a month and get a Halfords Pro one, that looks pretty shit. There isn't sufficient in that box to take a rear wheel off and the quality looks really nasty. Don't be fooled by the whole 150 pieces thing.

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#3 Post by BabyD » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:10 am

TOP TECH TOOLS....... it just shouts quality don't it

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#4 Post by Baloo » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:26 am

No it's £40 wasted when you have to ditch them all and buy decent stuff, or you have to pay a mechanic to finish all the jobs you screwed up because you weren't using decent tools.

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#5 Post by JRH » Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:57 pm

Mawsley wrote:
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There isn't sufficient in that box to take a rear wheel off
:offtopic: needed a new socket for the latest bike to get the rear whee out. 36mm. Cost £12 !
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#6 Post by Stu » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:34 pm

Its not something I would want to pay £40 quid for I'm afraid

save your money and buy decent gear to start with and you will only have to buy it once :)
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#7 Post by Hoggs » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:38 pm

Mawsley wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:23 am
I'd wait a month and get a Halfords Pro one,
I actually agree with Mawsley. This alone should be enough to convince you to buy Halfords pro stuff instead :lol:
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#8 Post by Lateralus » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:45 pm

Hoggs wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:38 pm
I actually agree with Mawsley.
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Re: tools for bargain

#9 Post by bonio » Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:20 pm

Yup. Most of my life has been dedicated to buying anything cheap, but I finally gave up on cheap tools a while ago; I always ended up throwing them away and buying something decent.
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#10 Post by Mawsley » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:28 pm

JRH wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:57 pm
Mawsley wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:23 am
There isn't sufficient in that box to take a rear wheel off
:offtopic: needed a new socket for the latest bike to get the rear whee out. 36mm. Cost £12 !
Awesome. A paperweight into the bargain.

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#11 Post by Bungleaio » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:07 pm

Another vote for the halfords pro stuff from me. I've had one of their 150 piece sets for over 10 years and it's all still working just as it was when I first got it despite being used quite a lot.
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#12 Post by Baloo » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:06 am

Bungleaio wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:07 pm
Another vote for the halfords pro stuff from me. I've had one of their 150 piece sets for over 10 years and it's all still working just as it was when I first got it despite being used quite a lot.
200 piece set here, also about 10 years old, had several bits replaced under warranty no receipt, no quibble, all clearly damaged by me being a gorilla, bits they don't have in stock drop through the post a few days later.

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Re: tools for bargain

#13 Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:23 pm

Yup - Halfords pro stuff is excellent value for money. I take rusty old cars to bits for fun and their tools take some punishment. I once managed to split a socket and they replaced it without quibble. Buy well and buy once.

Buying cheap tools is only for rich people who can afford to throw money away.

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