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great ratchets. pics

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by rdn2blazer, Apr 19, 2006.

  1. rdn2blazer

    rdn2blazer 1 ton status Premium Member

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    these Performance Tools ratchets are great ratchets IMHO. I have used every kind under the sun and I have found that I like these the best considering import. at about 12 to 15 bucks a pop thats not bad. I have the swival head too, just not a pic of it. I have probably 8 different 3/8's ratchets, craftsman, snap on, s-k but this is what I grab first usually. I like the two sided head too.
     
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    Not sure I like the Rubber, i can see me using a lot of force and have them slip off causing me to get hurt.
     
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    They look nice, I hate my crapsmens. I have a cheapo that has worn out 2 3/8 crapsmen rachets
     
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    hmm this is a brand they sell at autozone isn't it?
     
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    I think so, I bought mine at a local hardwear store our shop uses all the time for stuff we need quick. I bought the one with the crooked handle for a bud of mine to try out. he is a mechanic at the doc in Long Beach and is a RABID Snap On guy. has an $11,000 box :eek1: . all he buys is Snap On. he has had it for about a year now and it has became hit goto ratchet. he uses it allmost every day and has not broke it yet.
     
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    I have one of those, Its not slick unless you have really greasy hands, then anything becomes a knuckle buster.
     
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    ive got a few of those, including the two sided 3/8-1/2 ratchet. pretty good tools for the price. rubber is pretty good, better grip in any situation than an all metal ratchet. the rubber is also attached really well, not worried about it slipping off the shaft.
     
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    good to know, ive got a big craftsmen socket set ive been happy with except the ratchets. i may go pick some up.
     
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    Yea, I bought a set of those for my truck for small stuff and dedicated for taking the top off, worked great so far.
     
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    Those look like Tool Shop tools from menards but red instead of yellow. Friend had a 1/2" one and it drove me nuts cuz it was righty tighty and i was used to most other tools where its the opposite. Are these the same way?
     
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    They look comfy, but they don't look very cheater pipe friendly. I've like my HF ones better than the Craftsman ones I've used though.
     
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    yes they are. thats the only odd thing about them is that the drive triger is opisite from all others, no biggie though.
     
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    haven't use the crooked neck 3/8's drive but i've broken a handful of the double sided ones under normal use....The entire head and ratcheting assembly explodes and comes apart, and you're left with a interesting bubble blower
     
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    i got some badazzz Mac Ratchets I love they are the new "gearless " Zero Ratchets they have no gears to wear out , they don't click and grab whenever you put pressure on it. they work awesome whenever they grab which is like always. the bad thing i got a 1/4 in ratchet , and 3/8's ratchet were like a 140 dollars together.
     

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