To narrow it down a bit - I'm interested in brands that make Whitworth
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On 02/28/2011 08:08 AM, Tadeusz Malkiewicz wrote:
> I saw few years back German "Oltimer Markt" or other magazine do a very
> thorough test on the spanners - I remember that the results were surprising,
> but cannot remember who score best. Anyone by any chance has a copy?
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> Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 19:30:09 +0100
> From: Oudesluys<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Good brands for spanners
> To: Bob Haskell Chinese set<email@example.com>
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> The mentioned brands are good but not excellent.
> Best EU brands are probably Facom, Hazet, and especially Belzer. Belzer
> is very strong, hard wearing and slim, although when misused can
> fracture in a nasty way. It explodes or breaks very suddenly without
> warning because of its extreme hardness, it barely warns and deforms
> first, as it should. It is very slim and well finished though.
> Another slim design and high quality brand is the USA Snap-On, very
> Price/quality wise Hazet is a good choice. Britool, King Dick, Gedore,
> Elora, Stanley etc. is not the quality I personally would look for in
> the first place.
> Less costly but also less slim and good priced/quality is Skandia/Bahco
> and the Japanese ETC and others.
> There are very cheap Chinese made sets around that are or are not of
> very good quality but that is very much a hit and mis affair. You cannot
> be certain and there is no way of telling.
> Kees Oudesluijs
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