What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Sun Aug 22 13:45:22 2004

> > > The real kick was, I didn't even have to buy the screwdriver. There
> > > was no visible damage to the screwdriver tip from my careful work,
> > > so it went back on the shelf.
> > I find this mroally very wrong. I can't believe yor tool shops offer a
> > free lending service for tools, I know ours don't. It's one thing to
> > take the unit to the shop to find what tool will remove the screws
> > (I've done that many times when I've wanted something obscure), but
> > once you've found the right tool you should darn well buy it.
> AutoZone, an automobile parts place around the US, offer free tool rental
> (and they also sell tools if you want to buy them). You give them a
> deposit when you pick up the tool, and they give you back 100% of it
> when you bring back the tool. Of course, I'm sure they wouldn't give
> you the whole/any of the deposit back if you broke the tool before
> bringing it back.

And how about a store that sells tools as NEW, after they've
been used, and abused, such as use of the wrong size screwdriver,
or even using a flatblade screwdriver on a torx screw? I don't
like having to do a detailed inspection of "new" tools looking
for damage that they hadn't noticed, in addition to the normal
inspection for manufacturing defects.
Received on Sun Aug 22 2004 - 13:45:22 BST

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