I purchased two sets of snap rings from HF,
I would not have been surprised if they had been
unusable. They were very cheap compared to most
Turns out they are well made and will hold their
shape even when subjected to abuse they would never
see in service. (this was determined in the "basilisk
destructive testing lab")
On Wed, 07 Aug 2013 23:08:05 -0500, Unquestionably Confused wrote:
We use a variety of methods:
50 ton press
assortment of acids and alkalies
high powered rifles- this is a favorite
Currently testing a turbo 400 transmission
out of a caddilac with 7.62X54r armor piercing
More testing is needed but early result are showing
that the transmission housing is quite flimsy.
It is always hit and miss with their stuff.
I once bought alligator clips to solder onto copper wire I use to diffuse static on my disconnectable dust collection piping. The "metal" was like tin foil. You could crush them by rolling them between your fingers, literally.
I once bought wire end tabs that are like a washer so you can bolt down a wire. Same thing, "metal" was like paper. Literally unusable. Not sure how they can continue to sell.
Once bought quick clamps that just disintegrated as soon as you tried to clamp anything. Both of them just fell in parts to the floor when I tried to use them. There was another two bucks wasted.
Do I still love them and love to shop there... Yes. Caveat emptor
My wife bought a pair of pliers there, which I borrowed recently for the
sake of convenience.I don't remember what it was a was trying to twist,
but the head of the "tool" twisted apart like it was made of plastic. I
never saw anything like that happen before (though I wasn't surprised)!
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