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Old 03-20-2012, 06:15 PM   #61
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I just do what the Hulkster does, rock the fanny pack...



Plus, if it is good enough for Chuck Norris.......

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Old 03-20-2012, 06:53 PM   #62
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Diamond Backs are $400 ? Are you crazy ?

From Bucket Boss - $40-50 bucks on Amazon. Had mine about 5 years and they're just starting to wear out. They're called "Air Lift Rig"
Agreed people are crazy $400 for tool bags... cmon it's a tool bag. I had Diamond Backs years ago and sent them back, I was not impressed with the quality... there just nylon.
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Agreed people are crazy $400 for tool bags... cmon it's a tool bag. I had Diamond Backs years ago and sent them back, I was not impressed with the quality... there just nylon.

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Agreed people are crazy $400 for tool bags... cmon it's a tool bag. I had Diamond Backs years ago and sent them back, I was not impressed with the quality... there just nylon.
Crazy? Maybe. But value to one is different to another. Example. HF tools are junk to one carpenter, but excellent to another. A New truck to me is a waste of money, where to another its only money.

If you spread $400 out over 10 years that only $40 per year. Thats the expected life of DB's. If used on trim jobs you may even get more life out of them, but it all depends on the user and the condistions.
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I understand that some will pay $400 for bags. I spend crazy on some things also. Guilty of that.

All I'm suggesting is that the Bucket Boss bags are great. Lightweight, nylon, and they're cheap. I could buy 10 of them for the price of one Diamond back.

I guess what I'm saying is I don't feel the Diamond backs are so much better than the Bucket Boss to warrant the cost difference.
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There all nylon... I don't mind paying for quality, and I know Diamond Backs are a good bag... but $400-$500 for nylon? They should cost less than quality leather bags like Oxys in my opinion.
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I understand that some will pay $400 for bags. I spend crazy on some things also. Guilty of that.

All I'm suggesting is that the Bucket Boss bags are great. Lightweight, nylon, and they're cheap. I could buy 10 of them for the price of one Diamond back.

I guess what I'm saying is I don't feel the Diamond backs are so much better than the Bucket Boss to warrant the cost difference.
I can see your point. My point is that I wear them 10 to 12 hours a day when I am busy, so a bag that dosen't fight me towards the end of the day, is why I like them.
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There all nylon... I don't mind paying for quality, and I know Diamond Backs are a good bag... but $400-$500 for nylon? They should cost less than quality leather bags like Oxys in my opinion.
The bags start at $249 and go to $411. With the majory toward the low end. These are for complete set ups. With buying the bags seperate makes them a good deal cheaper. The options of the bags can really bring the price up too. So it all really depends on the persons needs and how much they want to spend.
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I wonder how many spikes I can get into a fanny pack.............
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$250 range is better, I would spent that for good leather bags, but not on nylon. But I waste all kinds of money on other stupid stuff like... Snowmobiles.
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ive got a set of oxy 7 bags with the stronghold suspenders that i had customized and a set of pro trimmers.

If youre not going to drop the coin on the whole setup

i would at least get the oxy belt and the stronghold suspenders. Then you can throw some cheap clc or deadon bags on that belt.

The reason i put 300 bucks down on my setup is i am one of those tall lanky suckers. Cheap bags end up around my ankles or i have to cinch them down so tight i cant breath.

Thats why i bought my first set in 2006. Now they are broken in and i can wear them all day comfortably. The guys with the cheep bags are always dropping them off their waists at any excuse (ie bucking sheeting) and it drives me nuts. I was taught if your bags arent on youre not working.
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No matter what, I at least have one bag on me at all times.

You can put a fist full of spikes in the fanny pack.
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occidental fat lip , love them.
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occidental fat lip , love them.
For sure heritage fat lip here..love them!!
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$400 bag of beans....

who shot who in the what now?!?!
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Ive been really debating the fat lip set. I want them fore everything except maybe for the fatlip part. Really afraid they will become buckets for rain and grit, slow me down sneakin through 16oc walls, and just plain lookin like a dummy with the monster bags. But..... if all that aint a problem, or the break down a bit so they arent so wide.... sell me on some....
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I have never understood the point of these super exspensive bags.
Me and Kyle discussed this before and he said some people use them for "snob appeal" sorta deal. Are they really that good
I have a $7 from canadian tire and they do essentially the same job as these $300+ ones.
I mean everyone is different, maybe they suit your needs better, i dunno.
To each their own.

Not a snob, just buy and use good equipment. 300$ ain't much for 20+ years of good , comfortable use. I don't use my bags much right now, but I might later. If you wear them all day everyday, you should get what you want. Whether that's 20$ bags or 700$ bag. Same for all tools.

My phone, truck and computer get the most use now, and I got which one of each that I wanted.
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My first set of Occidental bags lasted 25 years with one repair.

Just like a comfortable pair of boots or quality tools...

When you wear or use them everyday to earn a living, quality, comfort & durability matter.

Most of the guys I have worked with sooner or later went with high quality bags.

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