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#3443865 - 08/02/14 01:14 PM Wright tools
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 15431
Loc: Upstate NY
Is Amazon the best place to buy these tools?
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#3443874 - 08/02/14 01:20 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Donald]
Vern_in_IL Offline


Registered: 06/25/14
Posts: 480
Loc: IL
No, I buy from a local distributor, they have the display and you can buy individual sockets.

I cannot afford a 'set' of Wright sockets. frown

Wright Tools are the best no doubt, they are not over exposed like Snap-On is. But still paying $100+ for a 14 pc set is just crazy.


Edited by Vern_in_IL (08/02/14 01:25 PM)

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#3443889 - 08/02/14 01:36 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Donald]
doitmyself Offline


Registered: 06/03/02
Posts: 5057
Loc: MI
Check out Epstein Co. http://store.harryepstein.com/cp/38drsets/312.html

Wright tools will even make JHZR happy regarding their USA content.
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#3443890 - 08/02/14 01:36 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Donald]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 8967
Loc: Barberton,Ohio
They are local smile
about 2 miles from my house.

Wright Tool Company One Wright Drive P.O. Box 512 Barberton, OH 44203 USA


Edited by Rand (08/02/14 01:40 PM)
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#3443923 - 08/02/14 02:34 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Rand]
Merkava_4 Online   content


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 11676
Loc: Clovis, CA
Rand, will they let you buy directly from them at the factory? Just curious.

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#3443924 - 08/02/14 02:35 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: doitmyself]
hatt Offline


Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: doitmyself
Check out Epstein Co. http://store.harryepstein.com/cp/38drsets/312.html

Wright tools will even make JHZR happy regarding their USA content.

Wright even claims to use American steel.
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#3443963 - 08/02/14 03:27 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Merkava_4]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Barberton,Ohio
Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Rand, will they let you buy directly from them at the factory? Just curious.


not sure, they do have some local vendors as well.

We have a 90 year old hardware that sells them.
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#3443986 - 08/02/14 04:31 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Rand]
Merkava_4 Online   content


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 11676
Loc: Clovis, CA
Originally Posted By: Rand
not sure, they do have some local vendors as well.

We have a 90 year old hardware that sells them.


That sounds just as convenient as shopping at the factory.

I bet that 90 year old hardware store has some neat stuff. smile

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#3444019 - 08/02/14 05:24 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Merkava_4]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Barberton,Ohio
they have a "90" year old webpage too banana

http://www.westendhardware.net/
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#3444227 - 08/02/14 09:59 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: hatt]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 15431
Loc: Upstate NY
Originally Posted By: hatt
Originally Posted By: doitmyself
Check out Epstein Co. http://store.harryepstein.com/cp/38drsets/312.html

Wright tools will even make JHZR happy regarding their USA content.

Wright even claims to use American steel.


There are still steel mills left in the USA?
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#3444277 - 08/02/14 10:41 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Donald]
hatt Offline


Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 1576
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Donald
Originally Posted By: hatt
Originally Posted By: doitmyself
Check out Epstein Co. http://store.harryepstein.com/cp/38drsets/312.html

Wright tools will even make JHZR happy regarding their USA content.

Wright even claims to use American steel.


There are still steel mills left in the USA?
There are a few still going. Who knows for how long. Industry is icky.
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#3444432 - 08/03/14 06:22 AM Re: Wright tools [Re: doitmyself]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 15431
Loc: Upstate NY
Originally Posted By: doitmyself
Check out Epstein Co. http://store.harryepstein.com/cp/38drsets/312.html

Wright tools will even make JHZR happy regarding their USA content.


Amazon seems to be cheaper.
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#3444543 - 08/03/14 09:13 AM Re: Wright tools [Re: Merkava_4]
1foxracing Offline


Registered: 01/20/14
Posts: 114
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Rand, will they let you buy directly from them at the factory? Just curious.

No you can not make purchase's direct from the factory. It's cheaper to purchase through Amazon or http://harryepstein.com/
I live is Tuscarawas Co Ohio but work down the street from Wright Tool in Barberton. I own and use many Wright Tools.
















All sockets are Wright.

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#3444687 - 08/03/14 12:23 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: 1foxracing]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 12215
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Are any of the ratchets quick release? Nice looking ratchets but no QR is a deal breaker for me.
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#3444752 - 08/03/14 01:51 PM Re: Wright tools [Re: Trav]
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 11676
Loc: Clovis, CA
Originally Posted By: Trav
Are any of the ratchets quick release? Nice looking ratchets but no QR is a deal breaker for me.


Why? Don't you like trying to pull the socket off while your hands are greasy?

I gotta pry my sockets off with a screwdriver sometimes. grin2

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