Saw this sign in Lowe's over the weekend ...

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  1. Remo Gaggi

    Remo Gaggi Well-Known Member

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    Stopped in to get some paintbrushes and noticed the sign. Probably a good omen.

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  2. dirtyninety

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    Menards is better.
     
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    Does Menards even sell one Dewalt/Milwaukee/Makita power tool?
     
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  5. STATE12

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    Don't believe so. They do sell cupped, checked, and twisted lumber though...

    I'm only half kidding, some of the stuff is fine and easier on the budget...
     
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    If you can find it.
     
  7. Clonehomer

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    FIFY. For most home improvement jobs, Menards works fine. I'm not using the tools often enough to justify DeWalt for most items. I have a DeWalt impact driver and drill, but other than that everything else comes from Menards or Farm and Fleet.
     
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    Fleet Farm sells those brands I listed though. I just am always surprised a company the size of Menards for the most part only sells house branded power tools (I know they have some Bosch but not much).
     
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    Yep it is. I mean if you need a bunch of drywall/nails/etc Menards makes so much sense. But so much of their stuff is Chinese crap tools, frozen pizzas, and cheap toys.
     
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  10. Clonehomer

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    But that's the point. If you need a tool for a specific project that you may not use often, those cheap Chinese crap tools work just fine. It's the reason that Harbor Freight exists also.
     
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  11. JP4CY

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    Yes but Harbor Freight isn't also selling conduit, Pex, shingles, trusses, etc.
    No problem with selling a cheaper line of tools at all IMO, I just don't get the mentality of not selling a major brand to go along with it.
     
  12. CloneGuy8

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    #12 CloneGuy8, Jan 20, 2020
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    It warms my heart this turned into a Lowes vs Menards debate. By the way, Home Depot for the win.
     
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  13. hiltonisheaven

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    The quality of staff at each store varies so while Menards in your town might be awesome (knowledgable staff, well-stocked shelves, etc) it might suck in the next town. Same for HD/Lowe’s/etc in my experience.
     
  14. NickTheGreat

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    I much prefer Home Depot. Mainly because it's closest to my house!
     
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    I always find it weird that a Wisconsin based company doesn't sell Milwaukee tools.
     
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    That can be true, but like I said when it comes to power tools, you can't buy those brands at any Menards which you can at the competitors.
     
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    Disappointed we haven't seen some work by our Photoshop experts.
     
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  18. dirtyninety

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    The Red Craftsman thing at Lowes still freaking me out. I'll have to google what happened to the Milwaukee stuff.
     
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    Man, the Craftsman stuff is everywhere now.
     
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    Not at Sears.
     
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