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Trying to build up my current toolbox. Luckily at my current employer all tools are provided. So my question is what brand of sockets do you guys prefer? Here at work we have a series of proto that seem to work as well as armstrong which I am not all that fond of. I prefer snap-on but seriously can't afford them...far to many loans. I am currently looking at SK and good old craftsman. Any opinions? Thanks,

PJ

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Hey Guys

 

Trying to build up my current toolbox. Luckily at my current employer all tools are provided. So my question is what brand of sockets do you guys prefer? Here at work we have a series of proto that seem to work as well as armstrong which I am not all that fond of. I prefer snap-on but seriously can't afford them...far to many loans. I am currently looking at SK and good old craftsman. Any opinions? Thanks,

PJ

 

The new Mastercraft Professional stuff is pretty decent. Might take that stuff over Canadian Craftsman.

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SK will get you by. Be careful if you buy a green kit. Double check each socket to make sure each one has the blank fully turned out. Some sockets you will eventually replace with a snap on socket. Get the flexhead and stubby gearwrenchs, you can buy sets at Canadian Tire when they go on sale. What aircraft are you beating on? H

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im not a huge fan of craftsman...ive had to replace most of it.....mastercraft has done me fairly well but honestly......if your going to make a career out of this industry......consider buying tools as an investment.......dont cheap out....buy a well known name with a lifetime warranty....i know snap-on is expensive but theyre one of, if not THE best brand going and the warranty service is outstanding.......as the saying goes..."buy quality, buy once"

 

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Hey Guys

 

Trying to build up my current toolbox. Luckily at my current employer all tools are provided. So my question is what brand of sockets do you guys prefer? Here at work we have a series of proto that seem to work as well as armstrong which I am not all that fond of. I prefer snap-on but seriously can't afford them...far to many loans. I am currently looking at SK and good old craftsman. Any opinions? Thanks,

PJ

Go Ebay, you can save up to 50% off snap on prices. You just have to set a price and don't forget to include shipping in that price. Couldn't be better with the american $ at par...

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I started buying Snap-on stuff when I first started turning wrenches in 1968. They've served me well, especially in the bush when I couldn't afford a tooling break-down. They're expensive but sometimes there is no substitute for dependability. Plus the warranty is exceptinal.

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