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Nighthawk

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#1 posted 01-10-2012 06:50 AM

I have tools made in china and japan, usa and europe and here in the NZ… and they are all known brands (well here in NZ anyway)... and all have served their purpose and most have exceeded my expectations. (I have some old power tools (made in china) that are 20 years and good as the day I bought them… I have a black & decker drill that died afer 2 years…

If they are a brand they have to be made to that brands standards. Now I will admit there are some shit things that come out of china, there there are also many reliable products that are…

That a side… things I look for against the price is if it is OEM or not… OEM is usually bit more pricey. I then look at the quality of the build and materials. Does it feel flimsy, or robust. Named brand means nothing really, espically if an un-named brand and most come from the same factory and assembled else where…

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