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Harbor Freight Air Hose Reel: FAIL

About a year and a half ago, when I bought my house, one of the first things I did was put up a Harbor Freight air hose reel in the garage. I’ve always considered the reel a good value, and actually listed it high in my 10 Best Tools You Can Buy At Harbor Freight¬†article back in June. I have to admit though, I was a little disappointed in it yesterday. How’s this for irony. December 20th I said this in a post on the forum: “I have this hose. The hose itself is the chintzy rubber you expect...

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New Products @ Harbor Freight

For guys like me, HF at times becomes a necessary evil. I really don’t buy many tools there, but there are times, especially with shop equipment, that my DIY situation just can’t justify a high end equivalent. They certainly have their share of junk, but as I previously covered in my “10 Best Tools You Can Buy At Harbor Freight” article, they have some gems as well. In the October Sale Paper I got a couple days back, there are a few new items, some of which intrigue me:   1. “Professional” Flex Head Ratchets ¬†   Being the...

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