I've been looking at pipe threaders, reamers, pipe vice, etc. over the
last week or so. What struck me as interesting is how similar many of
the Reed tools are to Ridgid.
Look at pipe threaders & reamers. It is obvious that one is copying
the other - their designs are almost identical, at times. The last
straw, so to speak, came when I looked at the pipe chain vices. Same
story, both manufacturers have almost identical designs.
I am curious as to which company came first and - who is copying whom?