Exceptionally good tools

A Listmania! list by E. Redifer
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The list author says: "All these tools have proven to be either far superior to other choices or unique in a very useful way.

Most of them I carry in my toolbag - a few are in my toolbox."
VETO PRO PAC Model LC Tool Bag
1.  VETO PRO PAC Model LC Tool Bag by VETO PRO PAC
The list author says:
  "This is the best tool bag there is.  The LC is pretty small, but easily carried."
$158.80   Used & New from: $154.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Stanley 85-610 10-Inch Long MaxGrip Locking Adjustable Wrench
2.  Stanley 85-610 10-Inch Long MaxGrip Locking Adjustable Wrench by Stanley
The list author says:
  "A whole new way to use an adjustable wrench."
$14.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Wera Zyklop 1/4" Socket and Bit Set with Pouch, 26-Pieces
3.  Wera Zyklop 1/4" Socket and Bit Set with Pouch, 26-Pieces by Wera
The list author says:
  "The zyklop ratchet is probably the single best new tool on the market in the past couple years.  This kit is phenomenal."
$104.95   Used & New from: $100.65
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Wera BC Universal Rapidaptor Bit-Check, 30-Piece Set
4.  Wera BC Universal Rapidaptor Bit-Check, 30-Piece Set by Wera
The list author says:
  "Best bit kit - even the case is high tech."
$49.86
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Ansell HyFlex 11-500 Kevlar Glove, Cut Resistant, Black Foam Nitrile Coating, Knit Wrist Cuff, Large, Size 9 (Pack of 12)
5.  Ansell HyFlex 11-500 Kevlar Glove, Cut Resistant, Black Foam Nitrile Coating, Knit Wrist Cuff, Large, Size 9 (Pack of 12) by Ansell
The list author says:
  "These gloves are great.  Since I discovered them I no longer use leather gloves at all.  I've got a pair that I laid brick with for a week and still didn't wear them out. Ansell also has a higher grade cut protection glove that is great for sheetmetal work. I buy them in singles rather than 12 pairs at a time."
$64.55   Used & New from: $55.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Figure 9 Carabiner Small
6.  Figure 9 Carabiner Small by Nite Ize
The list author says:
  "These nite Ize rope tighteners are great for getting you out of a jam."
$10.20

3M Scotch Super 33+ Vinyl Electrical Tape, .75-Inch by 66-Feet
7.  3M Scotch Super 33+ Vinyl Electrical Tape, .75-Inch by 66-Feet by 3M
The list author says:
  "This electrical tape is more expensive than the cheap stuff - and worth it."
$7.09   Used & New from: $2.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

Streamlight 88850 Polytac LED Flashlight with Lithium Batteries, Black
8.  Streamlight 88850 Polytac LED Flashlight with Lithium Batteries, Black by Streamlight
The list author says:
  "The best value flashlight I've found.  Better beam than surefire G2 LED, and cheaper too."
$36.05   Used & New from: $33.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (422 customer reviews)

Knipex 002006S1 3-Piece Cobra Pliers Set (7-Inch, 10-Inch, & 12-Inch)
9.  Knipex 002006S1 3-Piece Cobra Pliers Set (7-Inch, 10-Inch, & 12-Inch) by KNIPEX Tools
The list author says:
  "The knipex Cobras are fantastic - way better than slipjoint pliers"
$97.99   Used & New from: $89.33
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Knipex 7101200 8-Inch Lever Action Mini-Bolt Cutter
10.  Knipex 7101200 8-Inch Lever Action Mini-Bolt Cutter by KNIPEX Tools
The list author says:
  "The mini bolt cutter is incredibly useful"
$48.06   Used & New from: $41.39
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Bosch PS21-2A 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion 2-Speed Pocket Driver Kit with 2 Batteries, Charger and Case
11.  Bosch PS21-2A 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion 2-Speed Pocket Driver Kit with 2 Batteries, Charger and Case by Bosch
The list author says:
  "This newer version of Bosch's drill/driver is awesome"
$99.00   Used & New from: $65.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Prestige Medical Fluoride Scissor, Black, 7 1/2 Inch
12.  Prestige Medical Fluoride Scissor, Black, 7 1/2 Inch by Prestige Medical
The list author says:
  "I use these all the time."
$7.91   Used & New from: $4.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (439 customer reviews)

Leatherman 70202003K Juice S2 Pocket Multi-Tool, Flame Orange
13.  Leatherman 70202003K Juice S2 Pocket Multi-Tool, Flame Orange by Leatherman
The list author says:
  "toolkit in your pocket.  The biggest differentiator on this is the scissors."
Out of stock
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (195 customer reviews)

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath
14.  Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath by Leatherman
The list author says:
  "If I were stranded and only could take one tool - this would be it."
$79.95   Used & New from: $71.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (676 customer reviews)

Gardner Bender GDT-3200 7 Function Digital Multimeter
15.  Gardner Bender GDT-3200 7 Function Digital Multimeter by Gardner Bender
The list author says:
  "surprisingly good meter for the money."
$31.73   Used & New from: $24.09
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Hilti TE 7-C 120V Rotary Hammer Drill 228061
16.  Hilti TE 7-C 120V Rotary Hammer Drill 228061 by Hilti
The list author says:
  "This is a drill, that thing you thought was a drill is not."
Used & New from: $245.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Strong Hand Tools Nomad Welding Table, Model# TS3020
17.  Strong Hand Tools Nomad Welding Table, Model# TS3020 by Strong Hand Tools
The list author says:
  "Nice portable welding table"
$175.00   Used & New from: $149.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Rockwell RK9000 Jawhorse
18.  Rockwell RK9000 Jawhorse by Rockwell
The list author says:
  "Jawhorse has my other vote for best new tool on the market in the past few years.  I can find a use for it on nearly every project."
$124.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (456 customer reviews)

POWERMAX 30 PLASMA MACHINE
19.  POWERMAX 30 PLASMA MACHINE by Hypertherm
The list author says:
  "Small, lightweight, but will slice 1/2 inch steel like it's butter."
Out of stock
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

SK 91860 1/4-inch Drive 60-Piece 6 Point Socket Super Set
20.  SK 91860 1/4-inch Drive 60-Piece 6 Point Socket Super Set by SK Hand Tools
The list author says:
  "Iv'e used the 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 inch version of this kit every day for 10 years - not a single broken piece."
$210.32   Used & New from: $181.15
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 10/24/11
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