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Old 02-13-2013, 08:27 PM   #61
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You know from experience????
ABSOLUTELY! I've owned DeFault Products and I can't see ANYTHING worse than the horrible disappointment they've become. They used to be the hot stock on the market and now they are the laughing stock. They are all gimmickry, flashly colors, plastic and marketing. They make garbage now consistently rating low in tools tests.

That's why I'm now a Bosch man.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:47 PM   #62
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same here.. the only respectable tool dewalt makes is their table saw...

their mitre saws are a bloody joke, they make a 12" that runs at about 800 rpms less than a bosch causing it to bog down in PINE!!! not southern yellow pine but lodge pole pine.. it makes for a dangerous tool.. we have 2 of them at work and they constantly bog down, grab and pull the material causing it to jump.. their recips burn up in no time.. their impact drivers feel like their gonna break when the anvil kicks in
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I was referring to the butt herpes hemmoroids.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:55 PM   #64
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If any tool brand that breaks more with my expierience it was dewalt... But they do have some good tools and i own those specific ones like the small table saw and compressor.
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That's why I'm now a Bosch man.
I hope they have figured out their issues with drills!

I have a few bosch tools, and dewalt tools.

My experience has been (2001 - 2005), bosch drills were a problem.

And I mean the 110V stuff.
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I hope they have figured out their issues with drills!

I have a few bosch tools, and dewalt tools.

My experience has been (2001 - 2005), bosch drills were a problem.

And I mean the 110V stuff.
I only use Bosch impact wrenches, hammers, grinders...
all the heavy demo tools really. Oh! And their 1587 jig saw!
I loved that thing! And their table/miter saws...not for finish
work, but for ripping material down for rough work.

For recip saws, I love Milwaukee.

I remember DeWalt making the best drills at one point.
They were untouchable in that field. They also made
great table/miter saws.

For finish work, Makita and Festool seem to be the order
of the day.

Guns? Mostly Hitachi with Bostich ruling the roofing market.
Paslod and Max after that. At least the last time I remember
when I was getting my fingernails dirty.

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I was referring to the butt herpes hemmoroids.
Why in the world would you refer to butt hemmoroids?
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If any tool brand that breaks more with my expierience it was dewalt... But they do have some good tools and i own those specific ones like the small table saw and compressor.
It sucks that it's not like it used to be...where you could count on anything that had the
DeWalt name on it. Now, it's hit or miss (unfortunately, way more miss than hit these days).
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It sucks that it's not like it used to be...where you could count on anything that had the
DeWalt name on it. Now, it's hit or miss (unfortunately, way more miss than hit these days).
Its a d i y'er tool. Once they see that yellow and black they think thats the pros tool choice. And if the have the "pro grade" tool they can do professional work... Only if that was true....
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It is Valentines Day.

Damn right I Busted Something.
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Didn't break it foday, & it wasn't mine.

Last night I went to move the HO's Wheelbarrow which has been out in the pasture for 5+ years, only gettin gused to clean out the barn every spring. I grabbed the handle to pick it yp & with barely any pressure, the handle broke right off. Apparently it was a bit rotted & it being frozen down didn't help.
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Its a d i y'er tool. Once they see that yellow and black they think thats the pros tool choice. And if the have the "pro grade" tool they can do professional work... Only if that was true....
That's what they get for listening to a bunch of Marketing Schmucks who just got
out of college and got all their knowledge of construction from watching Hometime.
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That's what they get for listening to a bunch of Marketing Schmucks who just got
out of college and got all their knowledge of construction from watching Hometime.
"Hometime", that's one DIY show I really can't stand. I don't know why. I have reasone for my dislike of the new TOH, but I still watch it sometimes. My favorite show is "The Woodwrights Shop", which is more of a hand tool/furnature oriented program.
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Why in the world would you refer to butt hemmoroids?
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Holy crap. Is that a serious question? DeFault would even be
worse than having a hybrid of butt herpes hemorrhoids.
It wasn't me that brought them up
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"Hometime", that's one DIY show I really can't stand. I don't know why. I have reasone for my dislike of the new TOH, but I still watch it sometimes. My favorite show is "The Woodwrights Shop", which is more of a hand tool/furnature oriented program.
Kevin O'connor is a "greenhorn" left to steer the ship of TOH.

...right aground in my opinion. Very little or NO trade experience, bull in a china shop. But this is now the "face" of the trade on TV.

Roy is the freakin man!

He ain't afraid to bleed on TV.
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It wasn't me that brought them up
Yes you did.

I compared DeFault to them and instead of talking about
the tools in a forum about tools, you zeroed in on the roids.
Why would you care more about the roids than the tools?



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"Hometime", that's one DIY show I really can't stand. I don't know why. I have reasone for my dislike of the new TOH, but I still watch it sometimes. My favorite show is "The Woodwrights Shop", which is more of a hand tool/furnature oriented program.
TOH used to be awesome. I liked it with Bob Villa and right after Bob left. You got to see REAL work being done and REAL craftsmen at work on average homes. After that, it turned into a designer show with million dollar projects.

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