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Northern power tools

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by SS66, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. SS66

    SS66 1/2 ton status

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    Can anyone inform me on the quality of Northern Tool BRAND Power tools? They got a 4 1/2 inch grinder for $20. And no I dont have any money to spend on a good grinder /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif
     
  2. Thunder

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    I buy stuff from Northern. Their new name brand stuff is good. But for 20.00 you wont get much of a grinder. Their cheapo stuff dosn't last long or hold up to hard use. For light duty like filing fingernails use it may be ok.
     
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    I bought a $8 anghle grinder from harbour freight that I use exclusively for wire brushing and it's held up fine, though my hands are numb from all the vibrating
     
  4. SS66

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    This grinder will only be used to file down fiberglass..which shouldnt be too hard on the grinder. Sure beats the hell out of using a flathead screwdriver like I have been lately /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Thanks guys /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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