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Power tools?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Tools' started by macka09, Mar 11, 2015.

Discuss Power tools? in the Plumbing Tools area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. macka09

    macka09 Plumber GSR

    Where do most of you buy your power tool gear?
     
  2. kris

    kris Trusted Plumber GSR

    Where ever the best deals are Macka . Ebays good for a deal or 2 .
     
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  3. macka09

    macka09 Plumber GSR

    I know but it's the trusting there legit that's what bothers me. I'd like warranty.
     
  4. kris

    kris Trusted Plumber GSR

    Just remember Macka just because it's ebay doesn't neccassarily mean it's second hand, all I buy are brand new from companies selling on eBay and all come with the normal warranty,
     
  5. macka09

    macka09 Plumber GSR

    Any recommendations.
     
  6. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    Use the ask a question option to check this before buying and keep the reply incase the warranty doesn`t arrive. Not everything you get on fleabay is as described.
     
  7. plumben

    plumben Plumber

    As said where ever the best deal is,
    I normally use Screwfix or tools station as I know I can just go in and pick it up that day or next day and it's easy if anything missing or broken/brakes
     
  8. kris

    kris Trusted Plumber GSR

    Been buying on eBay for years but try to stay away from people as I tend to buy off companies who simply use eBay as a selling point, I've had some great deals , some companies I'm a regular too, like folkstonne fixings and transtools, if anything goes wrong ebay WILL always pay u and honour your buy, had couple of dealings with pure fannys and ebay always paid me back,
     
  9. Killy Bing

    Killy Bing Plumber GSR

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  10. stevetheplumber

    stevetheplumber Plumber GSR

    think you need to know what you want and then shop around ITS toolstation poofix etc
     
  11. gasmanrob

    gasmanrob Plumber GSR

    Its
    ffx
    thanet tools
    axminster tools
    screwfix
    tool station
    and boot fairs
     
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  12. pipeman-

    pipeman- Plumber GSR

    Its
    D&M tools
    ffx
    tool net
     
  13. Chalked

    Chalked Plumber GSR

    I'm thinking about renting some of my power tools from hilti.
     
  14. macka09

    macka09 Plumber GSR

    Would you all say the Dewalts carry more oomph than the makita 18v???
     
  15. Killy Bing

    Killy Bing Plumber GSR

    dewalt and makita are much of the same.
    they get the job done and are priced fairly well.

    you can start paying a premium and going for panasonic, milwakee or hilti.

    although i noticed tool station are doing some nice deals on milwaukee, as are plumb centre
     
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