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Your Roebuck Tools Experiences?
Good, Would use again and Recommend 19%  19%  [ 3 ]
Bad, Would not Recommend 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Never Tried But Would 31%  31%  [ 5 ]
No Interest In Trying 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Bad, Would Use again - Everyone makes mistakes! 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Never Heard of But Would Like more Info 50%  50%  [ 8 ]
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Hi,

My company exclusively provide Roebuck Tools.

I'm fairly new to the business so am keen to get feedback on the range, people's experiences, perception and whether they have in fact heard of the brand.

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only heard about your tools on a previous thread here :thumbright:

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Used Buck & Hickman previously, not sure if heard about Roebuck tools.

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I have definately heard of them.

I'm sure we have some Roebuck tools at work, I'll see if I can find them the next time I am in.

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Dont have any personally, but have used other peoples.
Seems to be quality. Very rarely see them for sale, and when i have the range seems pretty limited to other top manufactureres

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Thanks for the feedback guys, do keep it coming.

I must admit I had heard of Roebuck before but hadn't seen many of the tools around before starting with the company.

Based on feedback so far i'll be creating a few articles to give some more insight into the brand. - Looks like i've got my work cut out.

The range is pretty huge - perhaps too huge in fact! Although there are some pretty good innovative products like the Uniwrench and Zeus Charts. Just google it and look for the Roebuck site in the listings. When new products come out there may be an opportunity for some folks on here to test some of the items prior to launch.

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Just had a quick read about the uniwrench, sounds just like the ones that all the big names make tbh. How can you make them stand out above the rest?

As for the Zeus charts, i notice roebuck say they are exclusive to them now. Does this mean you will only be able to buy from roebuck dealers now?

My copy came from waterstones. :lol:

Increase the visibility of roebuck, i think its a good brand that people in certain sectors know the quality, but its let down by the retail side of things.

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Hey Slugs,
I see you stock Dow Corning but can't see 785 or sanitary sealant?

Can you get it?

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Yesterday I used my Roebuck socket ratchet still works as good as it did some 40 years ago. This tool has certainly had some welly especially when I was heavily into car modifications a few years ago. Too old now :cb

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Jaeger_S2k wrote:
Hey Slugs,
I see you stock Dow Corning but can't see 785 or sanitary sealant?

Can you get it?


It's not something that we normally do on the web but i've been advised that local branches can sometimes get specials in if there's a demand.

Check out the branch finder on the site and hopefully they should be able to sort something out.

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I must admit i've been struggling to find anything similar tothe uniwrench. Only thing i've seen are a few cheap unversal ratchets and self - adjusting wrenches.

The Uniwrench is a heavy duty tool with a lifetime warranty tested in industry to standards over and above what is normally required in the UK.

It's only about £50 for a full set which is pretty good as tools go. If there are any similar products i'd be really interested to see how they compare.

Which magazine have also been in touch about this product and are likely to review it on their next DIY schedule.


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Just had a quick read about the uniwrench, sounds just like the ones that all the big names make tbh. How can you make them stand out above the rest?

As for the Zeus charts, i notice roebuck say they are exclusive to them now. Does this mean you will only be able to buy from roebuck dealers now?

My copy came from waterstones. :lol:

Increase the visibility of roebuck, i think its a good brand that people in certain sectors know the quality, but its let down by the retail side of things.

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Hey Slugs,
I see you stock Dow Corning but can't see 785 or sanitary sealant?

Can you get it?


It's not something that we normally do on the web but i've been advised that local branches can sometimes get specials in if there's a demand.

Check out the branch finder on the site and hopefully they should be able to sort something out.


Nearest? branch Manchester :cb

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Thanks to everyone for your feedback.

I've started generating some press releases with more information and will hopefully soon be putting together a demo video clip of some of the key products in action.

We actually have demonstration kits that have only been used internally so far.
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Tools like the Uniwrench are pretty popular at the mo. Especially as we have a registration offer on them at the mo! :wink:

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You can always upload the tool videos to the sister site- http://www.ultimatehandyman.org/

and if you need anything testing, there are plenty of people on here that would love to do it :wink:

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hmmmm............

thread over a year old.

recommending 'wilcox'

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