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Harbor Freight tools thread.

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

  1. Jul 20, 2021 at 3:01 PM
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    6 gearT444E

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    I signed up to get the discount on their toolbox. That paid for the membership and then some. Not sure id pay for it otherwise. That and my garage is getting too full so I’ll need to put an addition on if I keep buying stuff haha
     
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  2. Jul 20, 2021 at 3:16 PM
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    ohcaltexscar

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    I already have the black one, no grease zerks but it has worked well so far!
     
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  3. Jul 20, 2021 at 8:32 PM
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    Rakso

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    I think I'll pull the trigger on the Vulcan spool gun before they discontinue the 20% off coupon on all vulcan products.
     
  4. Jul 21, 2021 at 6:23 AM
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    ohcaltexscar

    ohcaltexscar I'm Your Huckleberry

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    That’ll be a nice addition
     
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  5. Jul 21, 2021 at 12:39 PM
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    18trdsport Well-Known Member

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    I bought a $30 OBDII code reader years back and it was absolutely effective in helping to diagnose some problems I had on a 99 Accord and 96 Grand Cherokee. Also have 2x $5 furniture dollys that have come in handy multiple times.
     
  6. Jul 21, 2021 at 7:49 PM
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    Alright, I did my once a year "I have a 25% off everything coupon what random shit catches my eye to buy" trip. (My uncle works for HF and gets me a "Associate Friends and Family" coupon, no you can't have one ;) )

    Here's what I came out with for $88.25:

    - a bucket (fiance coopted one of my car washing buckets for garden detritus)
    - 3/8"x50ft air hose
    - left hand drill bit set (snapped two bolts on the 4runner, almost bought a welder instead but I bought a graphics card earlier this week and didn't want to sleep on the couch..)
    - flashlight keychain for the dog leash
    - marlin brass air quick connects
    - 5" Doyle flush cutters (I love flush cuts, especially on zip ties)
    - 1/2" composite ratchet (realized I didn't have a single 1/2" ratchet, just adapters down to 3/8" and a 1/2" 2.5' breaker bar)
    - 1/2" impact wobble extension set
    - cotton swap assortment (I think this was the deal of the day, honestly, $3.74 for a shitload of random sizes of cotton swaps on sticks. Super useful for cleaning lots of things.)
    - a HF silicon parts tray/grypmat knockoff.



    Hand and a small grypmat for scale. This things big. And pardon how much of a mess my bench is.


    Receipt or it didn't happen

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  7. Jul 21, 2021 at 7:56 PM
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    FYI, I used one of these for my pups collar and I really like it. My street is poorly lit and sometimes when I would take him on walks people wouldn’t see him next to me and would get really scared when they’d realize he was there (80 pound Doberman). I have the older version that uses coin batteries instead of being rechargeable but same idea. It had a steady on function as well as a blinking function. Not super bright where it was annoying in your field of view but enough to illuminate the ground in front of him and make him visible to others from a distance.
    Nite Ize Spotlit XL LED Collar Light, Carabiner Clip Dog Light, USB Rechargeable, Disc-O Select Color-Changing Light https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MBR64B7
     
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  8. Jul 21, 2021 at 7:58 PM
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    It now resides on my keychain. a little rubbing alcohol cleans the outer shell right up btw.


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  9. Jul 21, 2021 at 8:02 PM
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  10. Jul 21, 2021 at 8:08 PM
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    What do you think of the Quality of the Silicon Parts Trays?
     
  11. Jul 21, 2021 at 8:11 PM
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    teamhypoxia

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    Liked because you used the word detritus
     
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  12. Jul 21, 2021 at 8:13 PM
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    Outstanding!
     
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  13. Jul 21, 2021 at 8:58 PM
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    In my maybe 60 seconds of handling it and unboxing, it seemed fairly comparable to my grypmat. It's about the same thickness and stiffness, mold quality seems good with no weird flashing leftovers or anything. I'm happy with it, especially at half the price of the actual mat that its copying.
     
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  14. Jul 21, 2021 at 9:06 PM
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    Is it just one per box? Or did it come it come with a few different sizes in the box?
     
  15. Jul 21, 2021 at 9:23 PM
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    Just the blue one. Orange one is a grypmat I already had and threw it in for comparisons sake.
     
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  16. Jul 21, 2021 at 10:33 PM
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    Rakso

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    HF all right. :rofl:
     
  17. Jul 24, 2021 at 5:59 AM
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    Darn you! I saw your post the day I needed to buy a floor jack.
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  18. Jul 24, 2021 at 7:36 AM
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    ohcaltexscar

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    Ironman 4x4 NitroGas 2.5" Stage 2 Suspension System Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT Load C 265/75/R16
    Hard to go wrong with that one, I’m sure it’ll be useful for many years!
    Looks good!
     
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  19. Jul 24, 2021 at 7:40 AM
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    FYI the HF 72” loading ramps are downright dangerous. Not because of weight, but because of sharp metal. It’s like picking up a pile of razor blades. You’ll spend more getting stitches than the cost of nicer ramps
     
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  20. Jul 24, 2021 at 11:11 AM
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    HF loading ramps.....

    I've had this one for quite a while. Took a dump mid mower load..

    I think I'll just try moving all of the steel "ears" to the other end of the ramp.

    20210724_140652.jpg
     
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