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Add or remove socket studs of any drive size with the 3 pc. Socket Holder by Craftsman.
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Added on May 13, 2010
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Like another reviewer said, it would be nice to buy individual holders or sets in the same size. None-the-less I needed a few each so I bought three sets and filled each one and still need more! I love the fact that I can keep my sockets from rolling all over the place and keep them in order according to size. That sure does reduce the time I spend looking for a particular socket!
The old ones were metal and while they worked well they did rust on me, not an issue with these.
These socket rails are just what I wanted. They come in the black and gray colors so I can seperate out standard and metric easily. They are so much easier to get sockets on and off than the metal rails. I recommend them. It's much cheaper to get the 3-packs than to buy them individually. Refill/replacement studs need to be a little cheaper though.
Western Springs, IL
These items hold the sockets securely, and yet are easy to remove. The holders using the bent metal seem to develop rough edges, and make the sockets very difficult to remove. These do not seem subject to this problem.
Fairfax Station, VA
Saint Cloud, MN
I have tried other version of socket holders. I find this specific version to be better. While i cannot discuss long term reliability, my first impressions of quality are good. These seem quite good for the money. Only thing i would like to see is the ability to purchase individual holders, not a 3-pack.
I am usually not a fan of socket rails but they are handy to keep the socket organized and easily accessible. Unlike the metal holders (which have Sharp metal clips which can cut skin easily), the plastic type is easier on the hands. It's easy to pull off the sockets but they are not so loose as to simply fall off. I bought these after seeing a Matco SKTRL type of holder, which I really like. The Sears rails are the comparable (if not identical) to the matco in both design and strength. They even use the same studs. But the Craftsman holders are much more affordable. These plastic rails are about 13" long and can hold quite a few socket but I agree with other reviewers, that they should come with a few more 'studs' (especially the 1/4" size) so you fill up the rail. I took the advice of another review and bought a whole extra set of 3-pack rails just to get more studs. That ended up being less costly than buying separate 5-pack of studs.
Averill Park, NY
These are great except for the little clip that holds the socket holders on the rail. one of them broke off but sear replaced it for me. They hold the sockets well and are great for keeping your sockets in order.
Granite Bay, CA
This socket holder set is a great investment, if you dont mind paying the extra money over other socket holders (4 stars because of the price). It holds the sockets in place well as there are spring loaded ball bearing locks on each of the clip pieces. This is an advantage over the other holders as the sockets tend to fall off more easily. The holders also have two mounting holes where I was able to put it up on my peg board.
I just replaced all my metal Craftsman socket holders with these newer plastic ones because after 20+ years in a unheated garage they rusted. My only complaint is that Sears does not supply you with enough socket clips 8 for 1/2" and 10 for 1/4 & 3/8". They are easier attach and remove than the metal holders and 1/4" deep sockets don't fall off like the metal holder. I took one star off because Sears is stingy with in clips.
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