What is the tool you wished you had bought...and didn't

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dewaltdisney
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What is the tool you wished you had bought...and didn't

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Following on from the thread about the tool you did buy I think that there are lots of tools we wished we had bought and did not.

I am always a sucker for a tool that might come in handy one day if I spot it on sale cheap enough. I saw one of those Arbotech carver blades, the sort that bolts on to your angle grinder and chews wood away. They look quite dangerous to use to be fair. I saw a copy of one going for a tenner once and not having the cash with me I passed. I wish I hadn't as I could have used it loads of times since and a proper Arbotech one is a surprising lot of money. Okay the knock off might have failed quickly but it would have lasted long enough for what I needed it for.

Anyone else regret not buying a good offer?

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Generally it is the other way around for me but yes there are a few tools I have wished I had bought, usually from the likes of Lidl or Aldi and then you never see them again.
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I saw a really nice, old adze in an antique shop about 30 years ago.
It was really clean. Used but not abused.
£25 I think. About the price of a new one then.
Often wish I'd bought it.
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