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Old 03-18-2009, 05:16 PM   #1
 
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I would like to know more about the greenlee screwdrivers.
What do you think about them verses other screwdrivers.
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Old 03-18-2009, 05:18 PM   #2
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I honestly have no clue about their screwdrivers, but their dipped handled (not the bulky molded at Lowe's) lineman pliers are quality.
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I have not used their screwdrivers, but I have no reason to believe that they are of any greater or lesser quality than their other tools. I like their other tools, so I'm likely to like their screwdrivers.
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I borrowed one the other day and they seem to be pretty nice.
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Screwdrivers are ok, they are at least the same in style and feel to kleins and ideal. My supplier would rather me get them, because of issues with klein and warranty now.

Pliers etc, no thank you.
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Their screwdrivers seem about the same quality as Klein lately tips just snap right off.
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great if you like tools that break
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all those cushion grip screwdrivers are probably made in the same factory
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all those cushion grip screwdrivers are probably made in the same factory
I believe that Stanley Tool Works makes the Klein, Greenlee, and their own line in the same Conn. factory.
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Old 03-24-2009, 09:44 AM   #10
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Klein's screwdrivers are made in their factory in Illinois. Stanley's are made in South Carolina. Greenlee's come mostly from Asia.
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All of ideals screwdrivers are made in taiwan and i mean every screwdriver they sell is made there
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I believe that Stanley Tool Works makes the Klein, Greenlee, and their own line in the same Conn. factory.
Who makes the Craftsman Cushion Grip SD?
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Who makes the Craftsman Cushion Grip SD?
It could be anybody. Craftsman doesn't make their own stuff, they put it all up for bid.
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Just wondering if it was better than the new klien or as good as the last batch of made in america ideals
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I've gone to Klein's 10 in 1 screw driver. I hardly use anything else unless I need a really large one for something.
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Who makes the Craftsman Cushion Grip SD?
Actually they are made in Colorado Springs CO by a company called Western Forge. They also make the Husky Pro model with the cushion grip.
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Actually they are made in Colorado Springs CO by a company called Western Forge. They also make the Husky Pro model with the cushion grip.
Ideal just bought Western Forge.

http://www.gazette.com/articles/indu...ern-forge.html

So, what does that mean? Will Ideal screwdrivers now be the same quality as craftsman and husky?
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Ideal just bought Western Forge.

http://www.gazette.com/articles/indu...ern-forge.html

So, what does that mean? Will Ideal screwdrivers now be the same quality as craftsman and husky?
WOW! I didn't know that. Don't know much about Ideal tools but I seem to remember that most were made off shore. Perhaps they bought WF so they can start manufacturing their own tools in the USA? I know the Craftsman Pro line of pliers is also made by WF.
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WOW! I didn't know that. Don't know much about Ideal tools but I seem to remember that most were made off shore. Perhaps they bought WF so they can start manufacturing their own tools in the USA? I know the Craftsman Pro line of pliers is also made by WF.
How do you know so much about what they make for who? Do you know people who work there?
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How do you know so much about what they make for who? Do you know people who work there?

Yes, I used to live in the Springs up until a few years a go and knew somebody who worked there for quite some time, haven't spoken to them in a while though. Also I learned at least on the Craftsman tools if you look at the model number and it says WF after it that means it was made by them.
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