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I guess I just need to know 1. Where to find the best prices online. and 2. What a decent no-name brand is.

Harbor Freight Tools has a lot of cheap tools
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I'm just waiting for the right deal to come up now. I keep getting outbid on eBay by like $0.50 in the last couple of seconds. And I can't seem to get Auction Sniper to work. frown.gif
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Harbor Freight Tools has a lot of cheap tools

**shudder** the rotary tool that cought fire durring usage what one of "their" disposable tools.... As a mechanic who use's tools alot I would only recomend using harbor freight's screw drivers, pliers, and wrench's as a last resort lol.
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**shudder** the rotary tool that cought fire durring usage what one of "their" disposable tools.... As a mechanic who use's tools alot I would only recomend using harbor freight's screw drivers, pliers, and wrench's as a last resort lol.

Mind you I said cheap and I meant both in terms of price and quality. I personally have almost exclusively Bosch power tools and wouldn't have it any other way.
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Mind you I said cheap and I meant both in terms of price and quality. I personally have almost exclusively Bosch power tools and wouldn't have it any other way.

yes, I know lol. I just felt compelled to shudder at that biggrin.gif Their tools do have a time and place...I think lol
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Their tools do have a time and place...I think lol

e.g. people who don't want to spend much and will only use it once.

I would never buy a cheap tool with the intention of buying a quality tool a few months later; just get the good stuff from the start wink.gif
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I bought a cheapo "dremel" once, and really paid the price. Just opening a couple holes on my HTPC (to make fit a 92mm fan in a 80mm hole) i spent 4 cutting wheels, 2 grinding stones, and even the tool started smelling like sulphur after that.

Never again. After that, i got a Black&Decker. Has not let me down at all.
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I do a lot of work with my Dremel, it's an older model but is just as good. I have worked it hard and it still has yet to fail. But when I cut fan holes I just use a hole saw.
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I do a lot of work with my Dremel, it's an older model but is just as good. I have worked it hard and it still has yet to fail. But when I cut fan holes I just use a hole saw.

Which is why the older Dremel's still sell for a good price.
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i bought mine off amazon its a black and decker 2amp unit cost me 30 bones at the time of purchase
http://www.amazon.com/Black-Decker-RTX-B-Rotary-Storage/dp/B000MUSLCC

nice that it has a 2amp motor and it uses same attachments as my dremel branded one.. it has lots of power to cut thro anything....
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