posted on Mar, 8 2015 @ 11:23 AM
The toolbox needs to be researched to define the quality. Most companies make varying grades of them. The same with the tools, there are different
brands of tools. Some tools, like Snapon bring a better price. People seem to collect certain brands sometimes. A craftsman man will pay more for
Craftsman than a Snapon man. Even things like brand in a Crescent wrench style tool is important. Crescent is actually a brand name, not a style of
I have LOTS of tools, I could fill a Semi trailer to the roof. But I am OCD and this was my crutch. I used to know the value of tools pretty well
when used, but that was ten years ago and now the young aren't as interested in them, being more interested in computers than fixing things, Some
tools can be as high as fifty percent of a new comparable tool, while others are ten percent of a new tool. But remember, old tools may have cost
less back thirty years ago so ten percent could be like fifty percent of cost.
Do you have a son or daughter that would want these? How about a nephew? You could sell them to some young person you like that would actually use
them for a very reasonable price.
I gave my son in law some tools so he would have them long ago and he sold them on E-bay. I could have sold them, I gave them to him because he
needed some tools to do stuff around their place. Five years later he was buying new inferior quality tools to do a job. They were junk compared to
the ones I gave him and he paid much more for the shiny new tools than he got for the industrial ones I gave him. This is just a personal rant. I
now lend him tools till I die at which time he can have them. That way he can't sell them.