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When most shop guys talk about Stanley tools, they’re talking about the kind you find at the local big box — some folks have never heard of the Stanley Proto industrial line of tools.  Seeing them in a picture doesn’t do them justice, either.  You need to see ’em up close to fully appreciate their grandeur.

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Another lesson I learned out at the race track was why aluminum jacks are a big deal.  I’ve always maintained that nobody carries around a floor jack, so why does it need to be super-light or have a bunch of handles on it?  This is why.

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Stanley hosted a popular event at their booth at the Dickies 500 this year:  lug nut racing.  Even the most cocky guys that went up against the clock wouldn’t make it in the NASCAR pit.  The best time we saw all day was eighteen seconds for one wheel.

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Stanley invited us out to the Dickies 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway this past weekend, and since we rarely turn down an excuse to check out a major auto event, we accepted.  We had a fun time, and Stanley arranged a few pit tours that we also graciously accepted.

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