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Old 03-10-2014, 09:20 PM   #1
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Socket organizer

So, I stumbled across a company the other week called Westling Machine while looking for a way to organize my sockets. The Hansons trays are too tall and the metal strips are a PITA IMO. Westling has socket trays for 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" sockets, and really aren't that expensive for anodized machined aluminum plates. I ordered up the Metric and SAE sized 1/4" trays with size engravings on them (you can order them blank to put other things like Torx bits on them) just to try them out. I was concerned about the tiny little peg not being able to secure the deep well sockets when moved around.

I got the two trays within 4 days and was instantly impressed. After I mounted all my sockets, I tried shaking the little buggers off to no avail. I ordered the plates for 3/8" sockets Thursday night and got them this evening. More than pleased with them.



I need more space. And more sockets... (my ratchets are hiding under the torque wrenches and none of my impacts are in my box)


Wanted to show just how well they hold the sockets.


Just wanted to share a cool product that is also made in America.
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:24 PM   #2
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Magnetic, or they just hold really well?

I'd like something to replace the plastic trays in my box in my truck.
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:43 PM   #3
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Just hold well. They'd fall out if tipped much more than that picture.

Just found this on YouTube. (This is NOT me. I don't have a littthp).
http://youtu.be/EAFgpMQxFnQ
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Old 03-11-2014, 10:09 AM   #5
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I have been using the plastic hanson style for quite a few years and love them. I will say those look very nice though, and will obviously last forever. The price really isn't too bad for what it is. thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-10-2014, 06:53 PM   #6
Probably should'nt have done that.
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Those are cool OP , I've had good luck with this style

http://www.lislecorp.com/divisions/p...=1&category=16
this is what im looking into, my draws are not deep enough for upright sockets
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Those look really nice.. but pricey. I've been using the socket trays from Harbor freight and am happy with them
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