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Harbor Freight tools thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Markcal, Nov 24, 2016.

  1. Apr 2, 2021 at 6:01 PM
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    Babybluetaco

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  2. Apr 2, 2021 at 6:41 PM
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    I use ramps to change the oil in our Corolla... Handier than jack stands or wooden blocks.

    EDIT: I just noticed a later post that comments on the lack of bracing/reinforcement on those ramps. And I agree. Mine have support making them stouter than those. I would be leary of using them.
     
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    Toyko Joe

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    Slashaar

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    So after using my boss’s Bauer portaband for a couple weeks and getting some good use out of it, I decided to go pick up one for myself. I have dewalt everything but didn’t wanna spend $300 for a portaband. Bought this one for $130 and then bought the swag Offroad portaband table. Got both for the price of the dewalt portaband. It’s a game changer for cutting small parts and stuff.

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  6. Apr 2, 2021 at 8:53 PM
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    Slashaar

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    Not gonna lie, I kinda forgot portabands existed. Now I don't have an excuse to not cut my tube steel and finish my sliders....
     
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  7. Apr 2, 2021 at 8:54 PM
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    Where did you find that table?
     
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    Slashaar

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    It’s not the first, second, or third cutting tool that comes to mind when I’m fabricating things but I am really happy I have one now hahaha


    Yes swag Offroad. Make sure that the table fits whatever portaband you have. There are like 4 versions of the table and they need to be compatible with your portaband
     
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  12. Apr 2, 2021 at 9:12 PM
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    Yeah noticed that, updated the link above to the one that takes the Bauer.
     
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    finally got a toolbox and so far it’s been awesome! realized i had 5 tape measures and 4 hammers and a ton of allen wrenches lol
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  14. Apr 3, 2021 at 9:13 AM
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    I bought some pressure treated 2 x 10's and the just cut them down to allow for the 2 x 10's to "step" up with each piece slightly shorter than the previous. The good: It will never compress, rot, dig into the ground with weight on them, or collapse. The not so good: They are not light at all and with the price of lumber they might now be more expensive than some of the other options out there! :eek::spending:
     
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  15. Apr 3, 2021 at 10:22 AM
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    Good buy.. Even for cutting "big" things. The secret is in the blade you use. Mine has lasted for a few years now, bought it back at $80. I need to replace some plastic parts now since it sits outside. I also bought the swag mount/table. Good investment.
     
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  17. Apr 3, 2021 at 10:37 AM
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    Shmellmopwho

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    For sure dude! I’m super stoked on it. We’re all tool junkies here haha. Just another tool to get the job done. But it’s nice to have a lot of options haha
     
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  18. Apr 3, 2021 at 12:11 PM
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    Rob MacRuger

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    Thanks, I noticed they are beefier and the welds on the Torin jacks look perfect. Much better than the scary HF crap.
     
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  20. Apr 3, 2021 at 2:02 PM
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    Rob MacRuger

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    I just noticed one of my 3 ton HF floor jacks is crapping out also.
    I had the rear axle jacked up for a while, came back and it was almost on the floor.
    Only three years old too. Good excuse to buy a better one.
    Gee "honey" (wife), "who's gonna take the garbage out when I've packed my bags and gone" due to a HF defective floor jack?
     
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