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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:02 PM   #1
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walmart tools don't Work! (trailer wiring install)

Just wanted to share my experience with black & decker drill bits I bought at walmart. Typically I'm craftsman all the way. I was down on money when I bought this over a year ago. It gets thru drywall fine, but anything serious (steel) it's a no go. PICs to prove. Off to sears to get the good stuff.

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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:05 PM   #3
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Thats what happens when you buy cheap stuff :]
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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:08 PM   #4
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Where’s the part about your Jeep?
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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:25 PM   #5
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The jeep steel survived with a little battle scar and the drill bits lost......I was hoping three drill bits could get through a tiny piece of steel.
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Unread 11-12-2010, 04:29 PM   #6
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I’m just not getting it. You say that your Jeep doesn’t work. I thought you meant that you were at wallmart and your Jeep wouldn’t start. Oh well.
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Unread 11-12-2010, 05:00 PM   #7
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Same here. I was thinking he was stranded at Wally World.
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Unread 11-12-2010, 05:04 PM   #8
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are the bits even made for metal ha? black and decker sucks!
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Unread 11-12-2010, 05:06 PM   #9
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If you buy metal bits make sure and spray some WD40 every little bit or they will break too...Past experience. And they get expensive
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If you must use a lubricant then Rapid Tap is the best there is.
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Weird. I'd have thought if they work on drywall, they'd be all good for steel.

(just messing around. couldn't pass that one up.)
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If you must use a lubricant then Rapid Tap is the best there is.

When I Googled "Rapid Tap" I was certain I would end up on an Adult Sight!!!!
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After the brutal insults not to mention my dilemma I went and bought a craftsman set. Came with Drill/Driver, carbide bladed trim saw, reciprocating saw and a light *(but who really cares about the light)
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Unread 11-12-2010, 06:09 PM   #14
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I'm thinking compressor next.....hmm. I'll use any excuse to buy more tools.
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Unread 11-12-2010, 06:13 PM   #15
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I’m just not getting it. You say that your Jeep doesn’t work. I thought you meant that you were at wallmart and your Jeep wouldn’t start. Oh well.
My mistake. Its actually something I added to my jeep. The hitch. I was making a little hole in the hitch to screw the ground to it. It's actually nothing physically to do with my jeep just the hitch...that is attached to my jeep.
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