Reliable Air Tools continues to grow and we have just signed a lease on a new larger commercial building in Costa Mesa, CA. We are planning a major expansion of our product line in 2018 and will be announcing several new products in the coming year. A big thanks to all our customers out there who have made this possible.
Regarding Asian vs. American made lockbolts. At this point, I still recommend that users buy American. While Chinese manufacturers appear to have mastered the C6 lockbolt. I have yet to see a good quality Asian manufactured Magna-grip lock-bolt. In this picture, I have placed a Chinese Magna-grip lock-bolt on the left opposed to a Huck brand Maga-grip fastener on the right (on my optical comparator). Although the geometry appears correct on the import lock-bolt, the threads on the fastener are not properly formed. Likely because the rolling die was worn out. Some of these poor quality fasteners have already made...
I attend this trade show every year. Looking forward to meeting my suppliers and customers in person. https://www.facebook.com/National-Industrial-Fastener-Mill-Supply-Expo-96534536560/
RAT 3/8" MAGNA-GRIP NOSE SELF RELEASING (FITS HUCK 246, 256 & GAGE BILT 756, RAT BIG BRUTE & RAT BIG RED)
For those of you repairing semi / cattle trailers here is an import nose capable of installing Huck 3/8" Magna-grip fasteners. This nose is compatible with Huck 226, 246 & 256 guns along with my RAT Big Brute Gun and Gage Bilt 756 tool. Introductory sale pricing is only $245
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