Yeah - it's gloatable


...even if it's a GMC Miter Saw and a Tradesman Brad Nailer.
Our local Lowe's here seems to be on a GMC/Tradesman-Rexon purge. The 10" GMC Compound Miter Saw 'Redeye' was $19.75. Likely pure junk for fine work, but I knew of a coworker trying to finish his whole basement with a circular saw. So I grabbed one for him. Heck, even if it Harbor-Freight- Explodes after a month, it'll have saved him some pain.
The 1 1/4" "Magnesium" Tradesman 18g Brad Nailer was $17. Grabbed that for myself, as my venerable HF 46309 $19.99 18g nailer had finally started jamming after several years of (light but) reliable use.
I popped in another Lowes a dozen or so miles away and their stuff was not on a Fire Sale, so I have no idea if this is local, regional or national.
One can only hope that Lowes has seen the light and will pull their house- brand stuff from the shelves and reload the good stuff, I guess.
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For twenty bucks, it has to be OK for whacking the ends off 2 x 4s. Did it come with a blade? Even that has to be $5 for one that is going to get ruined on some rough work.
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Yep - 40T carbide. I'm sure just like a WWII... :)
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They appear to have come to their senses on these terrible tool choices. Our local store is purging all that crap as we speak.
The brad nailers might be a good deal. A CMS for $19 is probably about what it's worth.
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Heck, yeah, for $20 I'd buy one just to lend out to people or to keep in the garage, etc. I wouldn't try to install crown moulding or anything, but that's a good deal.
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