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Old 05-07-2012, 03:55 PM   #401 (permalink)
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They have their 3 shelves service cart on sale now for $40 and I know it'll be very useful at home in garage. Anybody have tried them nor any comment about this particular cart?
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:18 PM   #403 (permalink)
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Got a 2 ton cherry picker there. It lifted my big block over the front of my blazer with an 8" lift n 38s. I thought i was going to have to put a lift on the picker but it was tall enough. Pretty solid too.

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Old 05-07-2012, 04:42 PM   #404 (permalink)
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adding this, Compact bender
http://www.harborfreight.com/compact-bender-38470.html


Ignore the directions and find correct ones online for other benders of its style. will bend 1/4" x 1.5" into a nice clean 90* without destroying itself that was the test this weekend.

Spend the time to put washers to shim the bolt in spacer to make sure its all happy and run it. I cut the base and installed 2" receiver so I can move it to my other concrete and base 2" receivers.

Mine was dropped and the "die rack" was squished poor bender, Mr.manager I get a scratch and dent on this right?
$50 out the door but even at $90 it would be worth it.
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:22 AM   #405 (permalink)
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will bend 1/4" x 1.5" into a nice clean 90* without destroying itself that was the test this weekend.
Any pictures of the sample piece?
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Old 05-08-2012, 08:22 AM   #406 (permalink)
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Any pictures of the sample piece?
when I get home, you want a short demo video? It will also show the "right" way to use the thing instead of the stupid engrish instructions

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Old 07-02-2012, 10:14 PM   #407 (permalink)
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All their air guns are on sale right now until 7/8/12

$85 for the 1/2" Impact gun
$75 for the 3/8 Impact gun
$65 for the 3/8 Air Ratchet

They also have 25% off everything on the 4th only.
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:57 PM   #408 (permalink)
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Hey i hear the %20 percent coupons from the magazine ads work on the website now, has anyone tried this?
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Old 07-16-2012, 06:01 AM   #409 (permalink)
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I found that Compact needle scaler very useful tool!

It make cleaning up job VERY quick. I have a 79 F-150 np205 with rock hard road grimes on it that power washer and hammer & chisel couldn't get any of it off but with this needle scaler, I got it down to case in no time!

I also find it useful to clean up corrosions on hub surface where the rotor go on and on rotor where the wheel will go on as it can clean it up and throughly much more better than a die grinder with wirewheel can.

And a tons more of use in future.

It use very little air so that's good thing as I have pos compressor with low cfm rating.

I paid $24 out the door with 20% off coupon.

http://www.harborfreight.com/compact...ler-96997.html

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Old 07-23-2012, 01:47 PM   #410 (permalink)
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I got a lot of good use out of my harbor freight stud welder, I didn't care for the dent puller that came with the kit so i made my own but the welder was worth 100 bucks
Anyone else have any comments on the stud welder? Looking at possibly picking one up for a couple projects.
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I found that Compact needle scaler very useful tool!

It make cleaning up job VERY quick. I have a 79 F-150 np205 with rock hard road grimes on it that power washer and hammer & chisel couldn't get any of it off but with this needle scaler, I got it down to case in no time!

I also find it useful to clean up corrosions on hub surface where the rotor go on and on rotor where the wheel will go on as it can clean it up and throughly much more better than a die grinder with wirewheel can.

And a tons more of use in future.

It use very little air so that's good thing as I have pos compressor with low cfm rating.

I paid $24 out the door with 20% off coupon.

http://www.harborfreight.com/compact...ler-96997.html

Got any before and after photos?
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Old 08-23-2012, 01:06 PM   #412 (permalink)
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I searched but didn't see anything in here. I'm looking for a Video Security System for my shop. Does anybody have any experience with the Bunker Hill System?

http://www.harborfreight.com/4-chann...ies-68332.html

I need night capabilities, just wondering on the quality. If somebody steals my car am I actually going to be able to halfway identify them?

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Old 08-26-2012, 02:09 AM   #413 (permalink)
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Log splitter

The 2 handle log splitter work great. If its too big I do one side flip over and do other side.
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Old 08-26-2012, 03:33 AM   #414 (permalink)
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Has anyone seen the nitrogen tank setup? Was thinkin for under 200 it would be a good way to maintain and adjust my air shocks?
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Has anyone seen the nitrogen tank setup? Was thinkin for under 200 it would be a good way to maintain and adjust my air shocks?
I was excited about it when I saw it (was thinking on board) until I read the specs. It's only rated at 450 lbs. It would be great for the air shocks as they don't take any volume and a tire or two. If it comes with the reg air chuck and all it's not a bad deal.

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Old 12-18-2012, 02:37 PM   #416 (permalink)
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Surprisingly, their "drill pump" works pretty good: Drill Pump - All Purpose Drill Water Pump

I needed to drain some muddy water and didn't want to fawk up something expensive. Was in the area and picked up one of these with a 20% coupon - so just over $3.

Drained all the water and even after it ingested some dirt and gravel, just blowing through it backwards got the gunk cleaned out and working again. I really expected it not to survive the experience, but it is still ready to go for the next time.

Don't expect you're going to drain a swimming pool with it and it isn't self priming. I started out trying to use it with a short hose on the intake with no luck. Pretty much had to just stick the whole pump directly in the water.

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Old 12-18-2012, 04:32 PM   #418 (permalink)
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PLEASE POST PHOTO'S OF TOOLS PURCHASED!!! There are 418 posts and MAYBE little more then say a dozen pictures of tools people have purchased. It would be much easier if everyone posted pictures of good or bad tools with their opinions on them. For those that have posted pics thank you.

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If it's anything like the one I got from the Tru-Value down the road (Looks identical) you can put some grease or heavy gear oil into the inlet and run it a few seconds to get it worked through, then it will self prime pretty well, I was able to pull water from the bottom of a pipe about 5' down.

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Surprisingly, their "drill pump" works pretty good: Drill Pump - All Purpose Drill Water Pump

I needed to drain some muddy water and didn't want to fawk up something expensive. Was in the area and picked up one of these with a 20% coupon - so just over $3.

Drained all the water and even after it ingested some dirt and gravel, just blowing through it backwards got the gunk cleaned out and working again. I really expected it not to survive the experience, but it is still ready to go for the next time.

Don't expect you're going to drain a swimming pool with it and it isn't self priming. I started out trying to use it with a short hose on the intake with no luck. Pretty much had to just stick the whole pump directly in the water.
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Might have to try that just for future reference.
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the pump I have actually specifies this in the instructions, also says that using it without first adding lube may burn up the seal/gasket inside the pump.
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The pump works great for filling transmissions, transfer cases and axles, especially if you buy the oil in bulk.
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Posted this in the cart thread but it fits here too.

These are the HF socket trays. They've been on sale for $7.99 per 3 piece set (metric and SAE set shown). I think they're just as good as the Hansen sets that cost about $60 for all 6 pieces. I also noticed that Lowes has a Kobalt set that's about $25 per 3 pieces - so $50 total. The only thing I need to do is grind off the little hanger tabs and the ends....they're completely pointless as you'd never be able to hang them when loaded and they just take up an extra 1/2" or so of drawer space.


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I have the 40" Press brake, roll and shear and the 20" disc grinder (which I don't think they carry anymore). Both have work well for the 6-7 years I've had them. The locking pins on the roller part of the PBRS leave a little to be desired but they will hold if you don't take too big a jump in rolling diameter.

I also have the big sand blast cabinet which is great, and the paint shaker, which also works good. I just bought the electric pipe threader. I plan to thread a bunch of 1/2" stainless for the small micro-brewery I'm building (10-12 gal batches) so we'll see how it works - I bought the 2 yr warranty just in case.

Other than that, most what HF stuff I have are sockets, etc. I love the little 6 in magnetic tool holder and the magnetic paper towel holder - both handier than hell.
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i bought their earthquake 1/2 inch impact about 2 years ago when i first started working on cars, and of course it gets used like crazy and no problems at all. its always when i buy the warranty on something it never brakes

and everyone else around here has mac, snap on, etc this thing has just as much power as any of theres for way less money

also ive had really good luck with their swivel sockets. ive hammered the heck out of them and expecting them to break but never did, though the 3/8ths swivel blew apart the first time i went to use it
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