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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » September 19th, 2021, 7:58 pm

for a 50usd 2lb tool, just order it online

i wanted a leaf blower to clean up around the house etc and the easiest available here was the total 600w for 499..with no reviews or demo and it looks like a toy tbh

I ordered this
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550$ landed

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Kenjo » September 19th, 2021, 9:30 pm

X_Factor wrote:for a 50usd 2lb tool, just order it online

i wanted a leaf blower to clean up around the house etc and the easiest available here was the total 600w for 499..with no reviews or demo and it looks like a toy tbh

I ordered this
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550$ landed

Did you bring this by boat or skybox ?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Strugglerzinc » September 19th, 2021, 10:49 pm

Kenjo wrote:
X_Factor wrote:for a 50usd 2lb tool, just order it online

i wanted a leaf blower to clean up around the house etc and the easiest available here was the total 600w for 499..with no reviews or demo and it looks like a toy tbh

I ordered this
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550$ landed

Did you bring this by boat or skybox ?



This thing rivals some gas blowers. It is absolutely worth the money.

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Gladiator » September 19th, 2021, 10:58 pm

Strugglerzinc wrote:
Kenjo wrote:
X_Factor wrote:for a 50usd 2lb tool, just order it online

i wanted a leaf blower to clean up around the house etc and the easiest available here was the total 600w for 499..with no reviews or demo and it looks like a toy tbh

I ordered this
Image

550$ landed

Did you bring this by boat or skybox ?



This thing rivals some gas blowers. It is absolutely worth the money.


Yeah got one for my dad from Pricesmart $400... lets just say he happy like pappi.

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Kenjo » September 19th, 2021, 11:11 pm

Strugglerzinc wrote:
Kenjo wrote:
X_Factor wrote:for a 50usd 2lb tool, just order it online

i wanted a leaf blower to clean up around the house etc and the easiest available here was the total 600w for 499..with no reviews or demo and it looks like a toy tbh

I ordered this
Image

550$ landed

Did you bring this by boat or skybox ?



This thing rivals some gas blowers. It is absolutely worth the money.

It’s in my Amazon cart right now but just confirming if to bring it via seabox or aeropost

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » September 20th, 2021, 8:19 am

^^ seabox---180 to ship and clear, but it took 1month
8lbs final weight

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby supercharged turbo » September 20th, 2021, 11:20 am

X_Factor wrote:^^ seabox---180 to ship and clear, but it took 1month
8lbs final weight
Are you using Seabox or another ocean freight forwarder to ship with?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Kenjo » September 20th, 2021, 1:13 pm

Just ordered it

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Postby X_Factor » September 20th, 2021, 5:53 pm

supercharged turbo wrote:
X_Factor wrote:^^ seabox---180 to ship and clear, but it took 1month
8lbs final weight
Are you using Seabox or another ocean freight forwarder to ship with?
Seabox

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby supercharged turbo » September 21st, 2021, 4:04 pm

Is there anywhere locally selling pegboard preferably metal?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby grnrstbn » September 21st, 2021, 11:53 pm

supercharged turbo wrote:Went by the Total store to buy the Total orbital sander and the price was $450.To my surprise,they also had the SKIL orbital sander at $595.The Milwaukee for $670 was out of stock and Laughlin had it for $800.I ended up getting the same Milwaukee from someone brand new with the combo for $600 so I take it.


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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby supercharged turbo » September 22nd, 2021, 1:27 am

grnrstbn wrote:
supercharged turbo wrote:Went by the Total store to buy the Total orbital sander and the price was $450.To my surprise,they also had the SKIL orbital sander at $595.The Milwaukee for $670 was out of stock and Laughlin had it for $800.I ended up getting the same Milwaukee from someone brand new with the combo for $600 so I take it.


Where is this Total store?
In Globe City by Chase Village flyover

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby grnrstbn » September 22nd, 2021, 8:26 am

Nice, thank you!

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » September 22nd, 2021, 9:19 am

I ordered that...i need a palm router to cut smaller circles...the smallest i can get on the regular size one is around 6.5 inch using the circle jig

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Rovin » September 23rd, 2021, 11:26 am

so an ad come across my fb this morning , yet another tool brand on d market

WESTINGHOUSE TOOLS

look like same company who makes like electrical related stuff , didnt know they around 130yrs & had their own power tools & agricultural tools division , seems like Fens might be d distributor ...

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby pugboy » September 23rd, 2021, 11:37 am

nah
them factories does buy the old name copyrights and use it

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » October 1st, 2021, 2:29 pm

Not really a tool, but anyone knows where i can get velcro with adhesive back?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby pugboy » October 1st, 2021, 3:10 pm

peakes

bhagwan singh used to have right in front by the cashiers, not sure if they still have

if u want let me know

X_Factor wrote:Not really a tool, but anyone knows where i can get velcro with adhesive back?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby timelapse » October 1st, 2021, 3:29 pm

X_Factor wrote:Not really a tool, but anyone knows where i can get velcro with adhesive back?
Samaroo's carnival supplies.

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby supercharged turbo » October 1st, 2021, 4:00 pm

Which brand do you prefer between Krylon and Rustoleum as a general use bomb spray?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » October 1st, 2021, 7:37 pm

pugboy wrote:peakes

bhagwan singh used to have right in front by the cashiers, not sure if they still have

if u want let me know

X_Factor wrote:Not really a tool, but anyone knows where i can get velcro with adhesive back?



end up getting it by samaroos..cheap actually and the adhesive is quite good ...20 a yard for 2 inch width

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Kenjo » October 1st, 2021, 8:04 pm

Where exactly sells laminate for a kitchen sink that I want to cut myself to fit this sink ? Anyone has an idea of costs ?

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » October 1st, 2021, 8:13 pm

check carpenters edge

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby pugboy » October 1st, 2021, 8:38 pm

that’s a good price

peakes has original velcro brand so will be more expensive

X_Factor wrote:
pugboy wrote:peakes

bhagwan singh used to have right in front by the cashiers, not sure if they still have

if u want let me know

X_Factor wrote:Not really a tool, but anyone knows where i can get velcro with adhesive back?



end up getting it by samaroos..cheap actually and the adhesive is quite good ...20 a yard for 2 inch width

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Kenjo » October 1st, 2021, 10:13 pm

X_Factor wrote:check carpenters edge

Wow thanks ! I’m looking at their inventory on Facebook and it’s really impressive. They are actually about 10 minutes drive away from me and all

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Cantmis » October 1st, 2021, 10:51 pm

Where can I get polystyrene foam sheets 6ft x 2ft . Thanks

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby X_Factor » October 2nd, 2021, 1:54 am

Cantmis wrote:Where can I get polystyrene foam sheets 6ft x 2ft . Thanks
Not sure where u live but ice connection in piarco sells this...pretty reasonable as well

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby Cantmis » October 2nd, 2021, 11:23 pm

Ok thanks

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Re: :: The official TOOLS thread ::

Postby grnrstbn » October 4th, 2021, 10:00 pm

Guys I am looking for 1/2" or 3/4" inch boards for tabletops. What is my cheapest option? Ideally, it should be able to take some water but I can also cover it with cheap vinyl or similar.

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