Where do i get American stuff?

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  1. Lithium

    Lithium

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    I do look at labels. My tools are Falcom (French) and Wiha (German and Swiss), torque wrenches are Wera (German) and Geodore (German). I pay put of the nose for them. You can get a torque wrench for 45 bucks...mine are $1500.

    I bought a floor jack from DC Hydraulics (Denmark) earlier this year and was asking myself if I was stupid... Walmart has them for 60 bucks mine was $800...and it took 6 months because none were available in North America.

    I enjoy using quality items but you gotta pay.
     
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  2. 308M1A

    308M1A

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    I cant recommend RedOxx highly enough.

    Made in Billings, MT. Luggage, laptop bags, edc, etc. reallly good quality.

    Redoxx.com
     

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    Ross-in-Pa Western Pa

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    Bigfoot gun belts. Made in Idaho, and very good quality.
     
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    sombunya Use it up, throw it away

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    That is true. All of the equipment and kits we buy are now from Evoqua.
     
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    sombunya Use it up, throw it away

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    It's a micro-filtration plant. Part of the process of making raw water safe to drink. I should add the number I stated includes the building it is in.
     
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    I love my ZT Knife. A very impressive knife for the money.


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  8. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Ok thanks. I still don't comprehend how it's set up. But learning what it is. Well that helps. It's not filters like screen, carbon, media filters? Chemicals that bind to contaminants, drop to bottom for removal?
     
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    For anyone who does woodworking, Whiteside router bits are some of the best router bits you can buy. They are located and manufactured in Claremont, North Carolina.


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  10. sombunya

    sombunya Use it up, throw it away

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    I can't remember the number, maybe 800-900, but each tube is filled with tiny capillary like tubes that act as filters. Lots of surface area. In simple terms it can filter water to .020 NTU (nephelometric turbidity units). That means crystal clear. Part of the process of making raw water safe to drink. There's much more to the system than just the membranes though.

    Too, it's not as complicated as it sounds.
     
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    I don't know about SK tools. I have a couple of SK socket sets that I've had for about 50 years and they are starting to show some wear, pretty poor quality. I like my Snap On better.
     
  12. grumpy1

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    Your local Toyota or Honda dealership.
     
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    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    @25 yrs back I broke my S-K Wayne breaking bar. Took it in. "How long a pipe did you have on it" I said "@3 foot" . He handed me a new breaking bar. "That shouldn't have broke it"
    I have used them in impact driver. (As little as possible)