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Post by anglefire » Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:59 pm

http://www.lidl.co.uk/en/our-offers-249 ... d=947&ar=3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

For occasional use should be ok. And 3 yr warranty.


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Re: Lidl tools

Post by Stu » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:18 pm

I frequent a woodworking forum and the thoughts on there are that Parkside tools are pretty reasonable and worth the money.


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Post by biskit » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:47 am

Are these the same as Aldi tools? But painted green. I've not been too pleased with the one I've had.



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Post by Stu » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:34 am

I'm pretty sure they are the same thing.


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Post by mzplcg » Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:25 pm

Yeah, I tend to agree. I bought an Aldi air impact gun for wheel nuts and to be frank, it doesn't have anywhere near enough grunt for wheel nuts. Cheap tools are cheap for a reason from my own experience. Also, sockets with black paint rather than chemical hardening are suspect to me. Impact rated tools are not cheap to produce and I have seen a non impact rated socket explode before now which is an image that tends to stay in the mind. It was like shrapnel from a WW2 shell and could easily have blinded someone. Bloody dangerous.


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Post by benp » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:40 pm

i bought some aldi spanners and they lasted half a day.....


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Post by anglefire » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:41 pm

You do beat your spanners to death Ben :lol:


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Post by benp » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:45 pm

well that is true but I have some facom spanners that have had a decade of abuse :shock:


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Post by spiderbaby » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:12 pm

I'm still using (and abusing...) Snap-On spanners, sockets, screwdrivers I've had since I was 21 - that's a lonnnngggg time ago - when I had hair.

They were a series of presents to work on my motorbikes with and are still going strong.

Tried an Aldi impact gun - after a couple of uses it was parked in the bin.... :D


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Re: Lidl tools

Post by PillowSmuggler » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:45 pm

I think that you have to keep in mind that you really do get what you pay for, well, almost always.

I bought Aldi spanners 'cos I knew they'd be soft and i'd be able to easily grind/file them thinner so they'd fit on the calliper pins. I bought Lidl air tools for the hoses, connectors and non-critical bits ( needle blower, tyre inflator, gauges, oiler, sand blaster) but spent bigger on the actual power tools, so Sealy gun and wrench.
If I want a spanner to behave I use my Halfrauds Pro set, if it's just being used as a drift I use the Aldi ones. I do believe they all have their place...


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