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USA made drill bit sets

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by NoSmoking, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. NoSmoking

    NoSmoking Springfield Member

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    I recently bought two dewalt bit sets and noticed they were both "made in china." I was curious if there are any local shops around Eugene/Springfield area that sells sets made in the USA?

    Any advice/tips would be great! Thanks


    oh, and they are for basic diy home stuff, nothing major.
     
  2. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    I know that W.L. Fuller makes all their bits in the US. They're kind of specialized bits, but it's a start.

    http://wlfuller.com
     
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  3. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  4. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    thanks Mark. bookmarked and will be making an order soon.
     
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  5. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    What from Dewalt isn't made in china .
     
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  6. NoSmoking

    NoSmoking Springfield Member

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    There is a short list of things "built" (just assembled I assume) in the USA, but you're right, I believe most of the parts are made in china.
     
  7. richdav

    richdav oregon Member

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    I use a lot of Cle-Line sets in my shop. Ok bits and you can get them almost anywhere(even Home Depot ) . A lot of bits are still made in the US. Most of the bits I use for the cnc are made right here in Portland and don't cost any more than ordering on the internet. If you want US made hand tool try Grainger or Motion Industries.

    http://www.homedepot.com/p/CLE-LINE...u=205023151&ci_kw=&ci_gpa=pla&ci_src=17588969
     
  8. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    DeWalt = crap tier.
     
  9. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I never buy any type of cutting tool or instrument of Chinese origin. They just don't get heat treat!
     
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