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Old 09 January 2013, 09:21   #1
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Halford's Socket Sets

Halfords have a half price sale on some of their socket sets.

I'm sure Nos has one of these and I was really impressed, so fed up of hunting tools I bought one today...

170 Piece Set:

Halfords | Halfords Advanced Professional 170 Piece Socket & Ratchet Spanner Set

120 Piece Set:

Halfords | Halfords Advanced Professional 120 piece Socket Set

I'm sure there are others on the market but these are probably worth a look
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Old 09 January 2013, 09:34   #2
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The Halford's Pro range is actually very good kit.
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Old 09 January 2013, 09:44   #3
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Nice savings on them there tools whisper I guess that you've easely got 20 quid to spare now then
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Old 09 January 2013, 09:58   #4
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I can recommend Halfords Pro range - I use them on both the boats and Land Rovers. Never buy them full price though - as Whisper has found, you can pick them up with a good discount several times a year!

They seem to be very good quality, and a lifetime replacement guarantee.
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Old 09 January 2013, 10:21   #5
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I have a 30 year old socket set, bought for my 17th birthday by my Mum and Dad. It's seen some abuse over the years and apart from a pin that fell out (never to be seen again) of the flexible universal joint and a broken plastic catch on the lid, it's as good today than it was when it was new.
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+1 for Halfords Pro sockets & spanners.

I've read somewhere that they're made by Britool, which if true, explains their high kwalitee.
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I can recommend Halfords Pro range - I use them on both the boats and Land Rovers.
Ditto... Did a ground up rebuild of a SeriesII after stripping it down and they survived that
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I bought halford Advanced Pro 150 piece a few years ago in the boxing day half price sale 99 great bit of kit
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Zagato - I bought a new Halfords Pro socket set specially for the Series I that I picked up last year to strip down and restore. But since buying the RIB, my master plan of restoring that over Winter has gone slightly awry... All the body is off, just the bulkhead left - but when I remove that (and the wiring harness), I know it won't move again for quite a while!
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lifetime guarantee too. I broke one of my extension pieces, where it narrows to allow misalignment of the socket. Took the broken bit back and it was replaced there and then, no questions, no receipt required. I was very pleased. The only complaint is that the box requires the bit of foam sheet to be in otherwise all the smaller sockets come out of their holes when closed and carried.

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