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Knockoff power tools?

not2hye

Knucklehead
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In the market for an m12 ratchet.

spotted this little kit on amazon.

Cordless Electric Ratchet Wrench Set, AOBEN 3/8" 12V Power Ratchet Tool Kit With 2 Packs 2000mAh Lithium-Ion Battery And Charger https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CZWBYBK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_Mz-hFbQ05DWM9?tag=91812054244-20

That got me thinking, what knockoff tools have been a win for you guys?

Id love to go full blown Milwaukee, but don’t have that kind of pocketbook at the moment.

Need to to pick up a few things to make life easier. Gotta get away from my old dewalt 18v stuff.
 

Toreadorranger

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The HF portaband has served me well. I paid the $30 for the 2 yr warranty just in case. It is noisy as all get out but well worth the money
 

M92PV4U

Tach'dout
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I have the Hercules from HF hammer drill impact driver circular and Reciprocating saw in 20v I'm happy with them. I've only used them for projects around my house so I don't know how they will hold up in a shop environment.
 

TrikeKid

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Eastwood mini belt sander has been a solid performer, I don't have enough air to run the pneumatic Dynabrade it's a knockoff of so it's great for my garage
https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-el...lt-sander.html

Hazard Fraught 12" disk sander is killer, looks like they changed colors since I bought mine but otherwise the same. Only thing is the dust chute is plastic so if you're grinding lots of steel you're gonna kill it eventually. It's quiet, runs smooth and it will remove material as fast as you wanna shove it into the disk.
https://www.harborfreight.com/12-inc...der-43468.html
 
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