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With the off shoring of tools and the treatment of American employees. Who to buy from.

Wright
23 (18.3%)
Stanley
3 (2.4%)
Mac
2 (1.6%)
Craftsman
14 (11.1%)
KD
1 (0.8%)
Matco
4 (3.2%)
Cornwell
7 (5.6%)
Snap-on
14 (11.1%)
Armstrong
8 (6.3%)
Williams
9 (7.1%)
Proto
9 (7.1%)
Allen
1 (0.8%)
Gearwrench
9 (7.1%)
Hazet
1 (0.8%)
Other describe in comment.
6 (4.8%)
SK
15 (11.9%)

Total Members Voted: 38

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Offline supertooljunkie

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Re: Brands to buy.
« Reply #45 on: April 30, 2011, 12:40:12 AM »
I haven't bought many new tools lately. That being said, I bought a set of Sunex MM stubby combos a couple weeks ago. Couldn't find a COO on them, so I bought a set of US made Williams. I also just purchased a set of Bahco 3/8" sockets in SAE, with shallow, deep, ratchet, and extensions. Those are just rebadged Williams and made in the US......for now. Most of my tools purchases are now made in pawn shops.

I will generally buy just about any SK, Snap on, Mac, Matco, Williams, Proto, Cornwell, Wright, or any of the older defunct US brands out there, if they are US made. I'm glad SK is back and in the marketplace again. I hope they do well.

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Re: Brands to buy.
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Re: Brands to buy.
« Reply #46 on: October 01, 2011, 10:27:15 AM »
Since having to replace all my tools after chiming in on this post, would like to say the WILDE tools offer a HUGE value in a USA made tool.
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Re: Brands to buy.
« Reply #47 on: October 01, 2011, 11:49:21 AM »
Wildes are very nice tools.
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