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Offline OilyRascal

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Irwin 13 Piece Set
« on: August 14, 2014, 01:48:47 PM »
I found this today at a pawn shop.  I probably over-paid @ $40 (for the local economy), but I knew I couldn't get it to the door for the same via Ebay.  I've been wanting this set.







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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 05:10:58 PM »
Great set!

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2014, 05:36:52 PM »
You don't see many in better condition than this!  Yike
 Better store them very carefully in-between uses.
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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2014, 05:55:17 PM »
Outstanding score on the auger bits, Derek!!

I have one of those adjustable bits like is pictured on the cover of the manual, if you need one of them!

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Offline Art Rafael

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2014, 06:23:52 PM »
Those are beauties.  Wonderful set.   Ralph

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2014, 07:53:13 PM »
once you try them, you will enjoy them.

nice pick up

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2014, 08:50:21 PM »
You did fine.
They are a lot easier to find rusty than shiny.

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2014, 04:54:53 AM »
I found this today at a pawn shop.  I probably over-paid @ $40 (for the local economy), but I knew I couldn't get it to the door for the same via Ebay.  I've been wanting this set.

Let's see, one wood box of 12 NOS bits.  $40 divided by 12 equals $3.33 each for the bits, with the box thrown in for free...  That looks perilously close to a suckage award.

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2014, 05:17:54 AM »
Nice set. Can someone tell if these Craftsman are the same as Irwin? A tool vender I know
said he thought they were , but I have no experience with wood tools.
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Offline Bill Houghton

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2014, 08:00:32 PM »
Same design as Irwin - don't know whether Irwin made them.  Some of the old Craftsman stuff is pretty high quality.

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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2014, 03:08:39 AM »
Thanks Bill
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Re: Irwin 13 Piece Set
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2014, 11:09:51 AM »
I am impressed with the difference between the outside and inside of that case.   I bet opening it for the first time was sort of like Christmas!   I have dozens of bits, but none near that pretty and unused. 
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