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Old 27th Aug 2017, 12:32 pm   #1
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Default Cheap general purpose tool kit at Screwfix

Hi all,

Screwfix have reduced this toolkit to 29.99 over the Bank Holiday.

http://www.screwfix.com/p/magnusson-...utm_term=47868

Decent enough quality especially at 30-odd pence per tool. Hope someone finds this useful.

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Old 27th Aug 2017, 12:47 pm   #2
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Brilliant Kev - been looking for something like this for a while. Order placed

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Old 27th Aug 2017, 2:33 pm   #3
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It is a good deal, but I would check the availability before making a trip: my local store, and all the others in my area, are all showing "out of stock", and it is not available to order or click and collect.
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Old 27th Aug 2017, 6:43 pm   #4
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Errm, a hammer and screwdrivers 'made from cast iron' - I hope not!

I wouldn't fancy using a cast iron claw hammer. Drop forged maybe?

Gland nut pliers are normally chrome vanadium.

Notwithstanding that, it looks an excellent kit at a keen price, as most Screwfix stuff is. (Especially since it's stated that it's original price was 79.99).

The website reports 'not available to click and collect'. Also, though there are three Screwfix stores within five miles of me, and a further three within 15 miles, the website reports thus: "Sorry, none of these stores currently have this item in stock. Please search another location, or find an alternative product".
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Old 27th Aug 2017, 8:25 pm   #5
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I have 6 stores within a 10 mile radius all out of stock, thanks anyway.
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Old 27th Aug 2017, 9:14 pm   #6
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Errm, a hammer and screwdrivers 'made from cast iron' - I hope not!

I wouldn't fancy using a cast iron claw hammer. Drop forged maybe?

Gland nut pliers are normally chrome vanadium.



Well, a previous experience of general purpose "bargain basement" tools was when an old boss of mine supplied me with an impressive looking set. Turned out the screwdrivers were of a "one use" type quality as the tips appeared to be fashioned from mild steel

Having said that, I recently purchased a security screwdriver set from a well known auction site. I only needed a specific tool, but the cost of this set was too tempting. As it turns out, it really is first rate quality and comes in a heavy gauge steel case - like something out of the 1930s - so you never know.
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Picked up my toolkit yesterday - this is one real bargain Thanks very much for putting us onto it Kev. Superb.

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