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Old 07-10-2009, 10:22 PM   #1
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OK, I know we're all tool hounds here. We're just like Tim Taylor.. we can never have enough tools!





So, what the best deals you've gotten on a tool (money-wise)?

Here's some of mine:

Hilti TE905AVR power driver / demo hammer: $600




Progressive 2003 Cable Fault Locator : $128




Greenlee Quick-Draw 90 Slugbuster KO set: $100




Greenlee 1731 C-frame punch : $138




Anyone else care to share their deals/steals? The only thing better than buying tools is buying tools at a super price!
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Old 07-10-2009, 10:29 PM   #2
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Damn, I would've picked that fault locator up any day for that price. Always need one about once or twice a year, just won't spend the money.
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HP USM 338 $75.00 government sale.
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I got a new 18v dewalt battery on ebay for 59 bucks
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HP USM 338 $75.00 government sale.
You lucky dog you. That looks like a fun scope to fiddle around with.
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3 piece Snap-On tool chest filled with over 400 pounds of Snap-On, Hazet, and Stahlwille tools. Purchased from a retiring Mercedes mechanic for $600. I kept a lot and parted the rest out on ebay for over $10,000.

Got a Fluke meter at a swap meet for $20.
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I got eight (8) ratcheting PVC cutters at Home Depot on clearance for one (1) cent each.
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Forgot to mention: only a real Tool would brag about his tools.
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Forgot to mention: only a real Tool would brag about his tools.
I just knew someone was going to bring that up!
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I purchased a couple of cordless drills from Hilti at Home Dope-O and I got to know the hilti salesman there. One day I asked if the had any refurbished drills and he said that they do not sell old tools. He then says to me that he has a cordless drill that someone returned and asked if I wanted it, I said how much. He then says no do you want it for free, well you know my answer. Cordless drill, case, charger and two batteries, free
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8 pc gear wrench set. on sale at K MART 10.00

Skill impact driver with the ratchet brand new 15.00 at Lowers

4 foot type IA 25.00 at lowers
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A friend of mine was driving down the road and found an 18 Volt Dewalt XRP drill with a battery in it that must have fallen out of someone's vehicle. It was in the middle of nowhere and had no name written on it.

He does not have Dewalt tools and knows that I do so he gave it to me. It was almost brand new at the time!!
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4 piece 36v dewalt kit with charger and 2 batteries 400 bucks
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I picked up the same Greenlee quick draw for $150 at a pawn shop.
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Checkpoint 3D DMS Presentation Kit $35 (ebay)
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And here I thought I was going to find links to deals!
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And here I thought I was going to find links to deals!

Here's one: http://www.ebay.com/
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OK, I know we're all tool hounds here. We're just like Tim Taylor.. we can never have enough tools!





So, what the best deals you've gotten on a tool (money-wise)?

Here's some of mine:


Greenlee Quick-Draw 90 Slugbuster KO set: $100



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Where the heck did you get this for that price, can you still get one? I need one badly.
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fluke 1587 with clamp, ir therm, hard case and all the trimmings; $500

hilti te6 $100
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Is a barrel lock key for $1350.00 a good deal?
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