when i first started out, i did heavy line work.
i had a craftsman roll cab & the top box for it, both full of craftsman tools.
the sockets broke, the wrenches rounded off nuts & bolts.
fighting a rounded bolt is what made me try a Snap-on wrench. from that day i haven't bought another craftsman tool for on the job use.
i learned, craftsman wrenches and sockets just were not up to the task.
i started filling the craftsman boxes with Snap-on tools. that was back in 1977.
when those boxes got too small, they were replaced with a Snap-on box with roller bearing drawers.
with Snap-on, very seldom do i have a problem with a rounded nut or bolt. i've had to replace fewer broken Snap-on sockets in the last 30 years than i had to replace in that first month when i worked with craftsman sockets.
i wish i only had $20,000 invested in my tools.
i clean my tools before they go back in the box every time.
sometimes when its slow, i wax them.
i clean and wax my boxes too.
now that i no longer do heavy line, the craftsman boxes are back at work & the Snap-on boxes came home.