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Old 09-23-2008
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Matco tools

I just got my new tool box and some new tools from matco and all I can say is wow! I always loved my craftsmans stuff but this is a whole new level
here is a picture of my new box that I got.
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Mmmmm a fresh sparkling toolbox. Congrats dude.
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pretty pricey?
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very nice box! what are the dimensions on that? is it for college?

im getting mine from Mac. looks a lot like yours. its even blue. ill get a picture when it comes in. for tools im going with snap-on.
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Sweet! Good lookin box

Still with being able to get 50% off Mac and Snap On, I can't justify that much money to hold my tools. I went with a full size SS Kobalt for $750.
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very nice...

I have a 5k$ snap on box i keep at home.. Its like a trophy..

In columbus weve found the only dealer you can deal with.. is snap on... might be overpriced.. but he is the only one.. that will actually warranty out his stuff when it breaks... and doesnt *****...

We have cornwell, matco, mac, snap on.. and we only deal with one now.. occasionally mac..

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FYI, not sure where you are, but...

Snap on is the ONLY one that covers their sliders for life... the snap on guy pulled out the smallest drawer all the way, and laid on it.. didnt break...

My mac cart drawer broke... he said i had 1 month left for my 1 year warranty... so ya..
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I get matco and snap on tools half off, but matco has a better program for students so I got a better deal. I was on the mac truck today and the guy was telling me he is trying to set up a similar deal.
05edge the box is 54'' long 42'' tall and 24'' deep
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must be nice hombre, looks great
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wow thats pretty good size! the biggest we are allowed is 42" long. my bottom box is 41" long 41" high 18" deep. the top is 22" high. i wish it was deeper but this was the biggest one in my price range.

i scanned the picture out of the catalog. im getting it in blue
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matco i owe that guy 3 more payments and i am done with him. the boxes off the trucks are the best you can get but i cant justify spending 2-8k on a box. altho i almost got the black out box the other day. i have gotten a few things off the truck but. sockets and screwdrivers stick with craftsman. as far as rachets and air tools go with matco. best tool i have found lately is the powerprobe 3. i love it. its like $180. i really want a 3/8" impact badly. a guy i worked with has the big harley box and 13k on his truck account. then a guy i currently work with has the ratfink matco 5 series box the 2 1/2 bay box. i want a double bay. we have used the drawers and step stools many of times. i wouldnt dare do it with my craftsman box. nice box tho just dont get carried away on the trucks. craftsman for sockets and wrenches but rachets and air tools get off the truck.
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I get matco and snap on tools half off, but matco has a better program for students so I got a better deal. I was on the mac truck today and the guy was telling me he is trying to set up a similar deal.
05edge the box is 54'' long 42'' tall and 24'' deep
Mac gives students 50% off too, its on their site.
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Mac gives students 50% off too, its on their site.
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nice box
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Im lucky if i can afford to buy craftsmen tools and boxes
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Ive been saving my money for a little while now and sold a vehicle so I had enought to get a good starting set of tools and the box.
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