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I know it's been asked and answered but I can find neither with the search engine. Where can I find the most reasonable and accurate in/lb torque wrench? Thanks
 

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The stuff at harbor freight works just fine. I've never had s problem with anything I've purchased there.
 

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For as little as I use a torque wrench I went with ones from harbor freight. Work just fine. Got a 3/8" and 1/4" for less than a big brand 3/8". They have a lifetime warranty too. Had a Craftsman 3/8" and it failed a little after the warranty was up.
 

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For as little as I use a torque wrench I went with ones from harbor freight. Work just fine. Got a 3/8" and 1/4" for less than a big brand 3/8". They have a lifetime warranty too. Had a Craftsman 3/8" and it failed a little after the warranty was up.
My Craftsman has lifetime warranty, didn't yours?
 

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Harbor Freight has three sizes (1/4", 3/8" and 1/2"). There is a coupon floating around to get the each for $9.99. Can't beat that.
 

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I've abused it for over 25 years and it still works fine, I did not know this.
Yup but if you are using it for that long it owes you nothing if it were to break today.

I just did some checking around and the Kobalt torque wrenches from Lowes state a lifetime warranty on the box but 1 year in the documentation. Guess it would be best to hold on to the box so there is no argument. Husky from Home Depot have a limited lifetime warranty.
 

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If youre only using it once and awhile to service the scoot then any one mentioned before will do just fine. Find one with the price you like and go for it. If you plan on using one pretty much all the time get one from a tool supplier like a snap-on or other company. They can handle the abuse better but youll pay dearly for it and they are warrantied. At the shop i have a couple big name ones that have been in service for several years without issue. Proper care is the main thing. Return the torque setting back to zero when not in use on any one you choose.
 

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in every Bagger or American Iron magazine there is a full page of Harber Freight coupons. The torque wrenches are there every time. The 1/2, 3/8 and 1/2 clicker torque wrenches are always $9.99 with coupon. They seem to work just fine but I have never checked them as to accuracy.
 

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Craftsman usually unless I receive a gift from family then it's Mac , snap , or S&k ( they come right to my work door ) but mostly CRAFTSMAN for me sir
 

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I used a 3/8 harbor freight for a while. Then I was torquing a banjo bolt on the abs box and it never did click. Ended up breaking off the head of the bolt with bolt still down in abs box. Never again!! Gotta snap on now. In my experience with torque wrenches, you get what ya pay for.
 

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I bought a new inch pound torque wrench from Harbor Freight thinking I did not want to spend much as I would hardly use it. I was replacing the bolt on my derby cover, I set the torque and while torquing the bolt it stripped as the wrench never clicked. Never again will I buy cheap tools, just not worth it.
 

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I used a 3/8 harbor freight for a while. Then I was torquing a banjo bolt on the abs box and it never did click. Ended up breaking off the head of the bolt with bolt still down in abs box. Never again!! Gotta snap on now. In my experience with torque wrenches, you get what ya pay for.
I bought a new inch pound torque wrench from Harbor Freight thinking I did not want to spend much as I would hardly use it. I was replacing the bolt on my derby cover, I set the torque and while torquing the bolt it stripped as the wrench never clicked. Never again will I buy cheap tools, just not worth it.
It does happen and you do get what you pay for. If you are looking for a quality Torque Wrench and you don't mind spending a few bucks the units by Precision Instruments are top quality and they look suspiciously like the Snap On Torque Wrenches, just saying :D

http://www.tooltopia.com/search.aspx?find=precision+instruments&manufacturer=183
 
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