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Old 09-25-2019, 04:36 PM   #21
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I'd imagine the same thing goes for Matco and Mac tools as well. The sad part is that the people buying these tools are sold them on the basis of quality...when they could just open a Home Depot card and buy some equally good Husky tools that would last just as long and have a similar warranty for a quarter of the price.
I used to go on an annual golf trip with a bunch of Snap-On guys, some of them were ruthless, they would find out there was a new guy starting at a garage or dealership and show up and just put a toolbox in their workspace and refuse to leave until they agreed to buy/finance it.

They would also do this with existing customers when something new would come out, their pitch was the payment you have been making for years will stay the same so why not upgrade.
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Old 09-25-2019, 05:05 PM   #22
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My 13mm sockets are covered in remnants of melted transmission mounts, oil, and who the hell knows what other kinds of fluids.
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Old 11-01-2019, 03:28 PM   #23
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Yup, everything is disposable, the fridge that came with our house is black, rest of the appliances are stainless, kind of drives me nuts but I know if I spend $1500-2500 on a new fridge it will probably be dead in a few years so I am holding onto this one for a while longer.

Like you said this can be applied to almost anything manufactured today.
Have you considered wrapping your fridge maybe theres a stainless wrap.
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