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Forum topic by konnon6 posted 02-28-2013 04:12 AM 1126 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-28-2013 04:12 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question toolboxes

I’ve heard that H.Gerstner is the best—- there high prices and selling out overseas,I wouldn’t buy one.
Is there anybody that makes a good toolbox thats well thought out and looks nice?
I don’t have the skill nor the tools or I’d make my own. Who’s Gerstner’s compatition?
Who makes wooden toolboxes?

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#1 posted 03-11-2017 05:46 AM

Ordinarily I don’t recommend them for anything but I bought a wooden box from Harbor Freight that was priced well and is decent. It isn’t a Gerstner but you can 4 of theHFs for the price of a gerstner.

-- olcoach

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#2 posted 03-11-2017 05:22 PM

I hadn’t heard that Gerstner sent production overseas, if true, that’s very disappointing. A quick look at their website and the toolboxes are American made. Totally agree they are overpriced.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 03-11-2017 05:33 PM

Gerstner still makes their product in the USA. To remain competitive with knock-offs, they market another line of product as Gerstner International. Somewhat like General and General International.


-- She asked me, "Who are you going to please with that?" I said, "Me."

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#4 posted 03-12-2017 01:08 AM

Never bought one, always made my own . . .

Lets me build to spec instead of having to adapt my tools to the box.


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