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Old 05-12-2009, 11:27 AM
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They're U.S.A. made, and they're GREAT tools. Bad thing is that they're getting harder to find. Lowes started carrying some china made brand, and no longer has the Kleins. I needed a screwdriver the other day, and this other brand is basically the same thing, at a lower price, but I like my Klein tools, so I'll just wait till I find the one I want.
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:40 AM
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They're U.S.A. made, and they're GREAT tools. Bad thing is that they're getting harder to find. Lowes started carrying some china made brand, and no longer has the Kleins. I needed a screwdriver the other day, and this other brand is basically the same thing, at a lower price, but I like my Klein tools, so I'll just wait till I find the one I want.
The wholesalers who deal specifically with contractors of all kinds will still have the brand-name tools; for example, Philips and Co. in Rolla still has Kleins, and probably always will. Lowe's deals primarily with DIY homeowners and hobbyists who would rather have cheap than durable, apparently. Even their lawn mowers and other stuff like that are a different grade than what you'll usually find at a brand-specific dealer.
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Philips and Co. That's the place I was trying to think of. Thanks RR
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klein also sells direct if i remember right. i know they warrant direct to the end user.
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I had one of the guys at the lowes pro desk order my Klein side cutters for me. They dont stock them but can still get them, was here the next day
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I had one of the guys at the lowes pro desk order my Klein side cutters for me. They dont stock them but can still get them, was here the next day
Hey CriTTer how you doing?? It has been a while sence we have talked.
You doing okay?
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Hey CriTTer how you doing?? It has been a while sence we have talked.
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yup doing fine...looks like i'll be spending my time at this place
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I worked at the electricans course on post for 4 years and we only had klein tools. They held up to the daily use/misuse required. That was the good lod days.
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i miss the good lod days
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