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Sucker Punch? Answered

Bought a rotary punch from Harbor Freight Tools. Second use it broke. Don't buy Harbor Freight rotary punches.

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MikaelaHolmesBest Answer (author)2017-06-08

Ugh. Sorry, good to know. Yeah, I have heard some other bad things about their tools.

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deuce1313 (author)2017-06-09

Yup. Learned that lesson myself. Tandy Leather makes a pro and an econo version, both of which will last years (I have had the econo for 10+ and the pro version for ~ 5 years. Both are still going strong). Lots of online suppliers as well. Leatherworker.net is an awesome resource as well... best of luck and have fun!!

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jayedwin98020 (author)deuce13132017-08-21

If planning to do a lot of punching, an "above average" rotary punch, that allows for punch replacement, is invaluable. I'm using a punch my parents used since the 50's. I "inherited" from them in the 80's. It's still working great!

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