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Once again this thread is me talking to me lol

Aldi have some tools on sale on the 27/May/2017 They may help with your torch DIYs

Reciprocating Saw 850W $44.99

Belt and Disc Sander 370W $149

Assorted Bit Sets $12.99

Assorted Hand Tools like snips and side cuts $4.99

Assorted Drill Accessories $7.99

I want to go and pick up some cheap side snips and maybe some drill accessories.

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Thanks.
I’m interested in the aviation snips, very useful when ripping apart laptop battery packs.
The last cheap pair I got were rubbish.
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Beat you to it!

Aldi again:

Looks like a 2x AA “LightWay” brand
“5W CREE LED chip with 160 lumen light output and a light range up to 130m”
https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-27-may/saturday...

also
LED pen light, 3 x AAA
https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-27-may/saturday...

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You know I’m going to walk in there with the intention of purchasing one to check it out and walk out with nothing. Smile

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Suncoaster wrote:
Beat you to it!

Aldi again:

Looks like a 2x AA “LightWay” brand
“5W CREE LED chip with 160 lumen light output and a light range up to 130m”
https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-27-may/saturday...

also
LED pen light, 3 x AAA
https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-27-may/saturday...

Hi
Just my opinion but I bought the 2xAA zoomie last year from Aldi…it’s not worth the $14

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You’re probably right Ragsy!

I’ll most likely do the same as MRsDNF too.

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Yea i seen the torches but thought they would be duds so i left it out.

Bunnings is actually price matching Aldi on there sale items.

It would appear that Bunnings is trying to push Craftright and Trojan as a medium quality tool now. I have to buy bolt cutters and a mallet. Then i will pay Ragsy a visit lol Sounds kinky right? Silly

Crafright 250mm Straight Cut Aviation Snips $4.98

190mm Diagonal Pliers (No name) $4

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Hi there Chris

Thankfully I have every confidence in my hard head over your mallet !

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A lot of Bosch Li-Ion cordless drill and impact driver combos on ebay today.
Search for Bosch clpk251-181
Starting at $50, they retail around $290..

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Suncoaster wrote:
A lot of Bosch Li-Ion cordless drill and impact driver combos on ebay today. Search for Bosch clpk251-181 Starting at $50, they retail around $290.. .

Thanks!

Got a couple of these for a good price – they seem to be topping out around $135AU

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Do you trust the seller? They all say only used once?

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The ones I found were from the UK. Is that what your looking at?

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Yep, seller is from UK, but item posts from China.

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I bought one of the Bosch Li-Ion cordless drill and impact driver combos for $133.
Actual retail is $315(amazon) to $529(full retail) AUD !

The retailer has put more up.

These are some of the sold prices on ebay (AUD):
135
146
92
163
106
86
105
122
129
129
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152
130
120
118
124
116
123
145
124
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Just a heads up – use the code “PLENTY” at checkout for an additional 10% off Wink

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Sorry about the possible bum steer:
The ebay vendor selling those “Bosch Li-Ion cordless drill and impact driver combos”
is “no longer registered on ebay”.
I wonder if he’s done a runner.

15 more days of Paypal protection…

It’s tempting to buy the Aldi version on sale 26 August:
https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-26-august/satur...

At least I’ll actually get something for my trouble.

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The Aldi one is fairly low power as in torque. How much can you spend? You cant really beat the price and warranty.

They had the soldering iron on special the week my store heaps left so i am waiting for them to drop the prices hopefully soon.

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A couple of my friends really like the above branded Aldi power tools, but not so much the blue ones. With the easy return policy it’s probably worth buying them to test and then return if they’re not torquey enough.

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Yea you can not beat the price. You cant even buy an Ozito kit for this price. Plus Aldi have the 60 day return policy. I think you can buy cheap drills from Ikea no idea on the quality.

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Haha, I post about Aldi and now the ads at the bottom of the page are telling me that I can be a mystery shopper for Aldi, and they’ll pay me $200.

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For $200 bucks ill do it lol. That money will go straight back into there hands Silly

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Haha if you go to the right store where they have heaps of the reduced by 50% items you’ll be getting $400 worth of products for free! Shame it’s a scam.

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Re The Aldi drill kit.
The thing I don’t like is that it comes with only one battery & its a low 1500mAh capacity.
You would need to buy a second battery to give you continuous use. No idea what they would cost or if Aldi actually have them in stock.

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How about this deal from Bunnings cheap drill and impact driver? I am not 100% sure on warranty but i think its 1 year? The impact has less torque then the Aldi impact driver but the drill has okay specs but no torque numbers.

XU1 2 Piece Cordless Combo Kit

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Re the “Bosch Li-Ion cordless drill and impact driver combos”,
Ebay has issued a full refund for my purchase.

After initiating an “I didn’t receive it” request, ebay gave 3 days for the seller to respond.
Then I contacted ebay (responding to their query), saying the seller was no longer registered.
Hours later an email saying they’ve issued a full refund.

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Warm white 300 lumen 4AA $4.95 @ Jay car

I can’t vouch for this light but I’ve had other Dorcy lights and the lumen ratings on them are not Chinese lumens.

https://www.jaycar.com.au/300-lumen-6-x-olson-osram-led-torch/p/ST3486

I just bought 2 and it was $7 for shipping, it would have cost me $20+ to drive to my closest Jay car.

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