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Shoppin trip
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toolman    Posted 03-12-2004 at 21:07:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
shoppin trip was a bust , tools were all poor quality , power tools i didn,t want to touch, manged to pick up some stuff like tarps , clamps etc. cheap ,but i never heard of some of the names ,like VALLEY TOOLS, engine stands wasn,t built to strong lookin, oh well if i hadn,t went i would of wondered.


deadcarp    Posted 03-12-2004 at 22:11:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
my mechanic buddy ken got one of those cheap engine hoists. it worked okay til he went after a v8, then the boom started taking a bow. He had wilmes weld on some proper square tubing and now it lifts right. So it was still cheap. :)


toolman    Posted 03-12-2004 at 22:24:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
the place i shop for tools normally ,canadian tire has them on for about 20 bucks more and they are a pretty good store for back yard mechanicin so i figured id passon the so called sale,got lots of small stuff cheap thats what they used to draw people in to try and sell the bigger items, 12x18 tarps for a toonie(2 bucks) wire brushes 50 cents stuff like that.so it was ok,glad i went ,good way to spend a friday night , i must be getting old lol


Raja/ Delli    Posted 03-12-2004 at 22:30:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
My People at BusyBee have verry verry good quallity tools. You Canadians are Verry Verry fussy buyers. Plenty people the world over are Verry Verry glad to have my tools.
Later Raja


toolman    Posted 03-12-2004 at 22:33:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
lol bob.


Grove r    Posted 03-13-2004 at 06:59:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mornin, all....Toolman, Lee Valley Tools are pretty good quality woodworking tools, used to get their catalogues, but could never afford their prices...have everything you would ever want in hand tools. Far as Bob's Busy Bee tools, used to get their catalogue too....one of the niehbors bought a milling machine from them.... chattered every time he used it....found out there wasn't hardly any metal around the collett for stability.....when he phoned the company to complain, got somebody on the other end who never heard of the english language.....except profanity....must be the universal language..... adjo, R.E.L.


toolman    Posted 03-13-2004 at 09:28:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
hey grover , wasn,t lee valley, just valley, looked like they forged them in the backyard sand pile.not to good.then sold them to bob,s busy bee tool company.


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