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Old 01-19-2018, 09:25 AM   #1
DanielLee5
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Best socket organizer. Ideas?



I bought a Craftsman tool kit that I've been pretty happy with. I bought the socket racks with handles where the sockets snap into metal clips. I'm not thrilled with the concept.

What do people use to organize sockets? In fact, can people post things that they like to use to keep their rolling tool chests neat and tidy?
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Old 01-19-2018, 11:30 AM   #2
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Here are a few different styles worth looking into. You can get any of them off amazon.



Peg style


Mechanics Time-savers


Westling Machine


I like the socket trays that snapon sockets come in. Magnetic bottom and the magnet also holds the sockets down. You'd have to find these on ebay.
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Old 01-19-2018, 12:45 PM   #3
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Depends on how much use the sockets will see.

I stopped using the peg style as I have broken some, and they're more difficult to clean.
If the snapons are out of price range, the westing machine example above would be my 1st choice
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Old 01-25-2018, 03:20 PM   #4
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I have a few different sets, for my usage the lowes version of the snap on one has worked the best for me. Bought three sets, one for metric, the other for imperial and the third for the extra connectors (as I needed more 1/2 & 1/4 holders to hold them all on one board)


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Old 01-25-2018, 03:24 PM   #5
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Personally, I've tried almost every socket organizer known to man (I think anyway...).. from magnets to clips to trays etc but still I cannot give you a single advice. It all depends on your needs and frequency of use. I suggest that you read the reviews here. Hope they help you decide
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Old 01-28-2018, 08:41 PM   #6
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I'm not a heavy user by any means, The trays seem to do the job for me, I recently bought a bunch of sockets to try to fill in the gaps.

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