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Old 04-13-2012, 02:28 PM   #1
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Default $200 to spend at Harbor Freight

My boss just gave me a $200 gift card for my birthday...what to get...what to get...
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:48 PM   #2
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Dead blow hammers, razor blades, zip ties.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:56 PM   #3
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what do you need/want?

i think you can answer that question better yourself.

now, commence harbor freight bashing.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:57 PM   #4
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Now you only have to pay like 189 out of pocket for the 44" rolling cabinet!
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:07 PM   #5
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trade even for cash.
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now, commence harbor freight bashing.
I was waiting for someone to post this.......
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:09 PM   #7
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I'll take it for $100.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:10 PM   #8
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9 outta 10 there's not a damn thing in the store you really want. go buy something you want with cash.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:11 PM   #9
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I'll take it for $100.
always somebody wanna decrease value i wouldn't trade for no less then 175$
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:27 PM   #10
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:29 PM   #11
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Now you only have to pay like 189 out of pocket for the 44" rolling cabinet!
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:43 PM   #12
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The store won't give me cash, will they?
I am thinking cutoff discs, grinding wheels, welding gloves, stuff like that.
I was posting knowing that there aren't any $200 tools from HF I want...just didn't know if any of you had your routine "cheap" supplies from there I might want to stock up on.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:52 PM   #13
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Now you only have to pay like 189 out of pocket for the 44" rolling cabinet!
+1 to this.

I've had the 13 drawer cabinet for about two years. I'm just a DIY'er, so buying an expensive box doesn't make sense.

My HF box has held up great and is by far the best bargain in tool boxes. But I wish they had the gloss red paint when I bought mine. My box has the rough flat finish.
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Nah the store wont give u cash
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+1 to this.

I've had the 13 drawer cabinet for about two years. I'm just a DIY'er, so buying an expensive box doesn't make sense.

My HF box has held up great and is by far the best bargain in tool boxes. But I wish they had the gloss red paint when I bought mine. My box has the rough flat finish.
If your around FTW I'd take it off your hands, im painting one anyway when I get it in August. Hugger Orange.
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Old 04-13-2012, 03:58 PM   #16
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If your around FTW I'd take it off your hands, im painting one anyway when I get it in August. Hugger Orange.
Thanks for the offer, but I'm not near you. Plus, I'll be keeping it. I'm still happy with it, since I only paid $275+tax.

I got mine back when you could still use the 20% off coupons on boxes.
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:00 PM   #17
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A grinding wheel may be a consumable, and an expensive one at that, but its one item I'm quite hesitant to cheap out on.
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He must not like you very much!
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:19 PM   #19
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I would second what others have said about buying those things you don't have. It goes with out saying that you should purchase those items which are proven performers from the Harbor Freight pass / fail thread.

There are tons of things on that list that may really help you out in the future. There are going to be many people who keep on hating on HF.

Keep in mind some of them have more money then brains . . . While a keen buyer will identify and know there are items from said store that do offer true value.

The HF tool box that many have talked about is definitely one of them. I would how ever wait till there was a 20% off promo so you could get the most out of the $200 gift certificate.

Let us know what you decide upon and post up some pictures. We all like to see new shiny toys like the rest. Ignore the HF bashers and just get what matters the most for you.

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Old 04-13-2012, 04:19 PM   #20
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"He must not like you very much"

Well, he got me a Rolex Explorer II at Christmas...

I'll have to gently hint for next year that there are other choices for tool stores.
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