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PLUS it comes with a LIFETIME warranty, if any break I bring it back for a new set. Gotta LOVE MADE IN THE USA.. Where QUALITY counts.[/QUOTE]

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Craftsman tools are great for home/light duty use, but they tend to wear quickly if used heavily in the workplace. I have split a lot of Craftsman sockets and stripped even more ratchets. The basic ratchets are absolute junk IMHO. My home set is mostly Craftsman, mainly because they are cheap and I don't use them as often, and they have a lifetime guarantee. The only Craftsman tools I use often at work are a set of metric combination wrenches.

Another brand that is very good quality, while still being fairly affordable is SK. The only problem with SK is find someone that sells them.
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I personally dont use tools at my work being in a Bakery LOL, and the only things I work on are my cars, so its preaty light duty.

Only time I split sockets was doing a Del Sol c/v axle. It didn't break the ratchet though.

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