What type of socket set should an apprentice electrician buy?

Just started as an electrician and i wanna buy a socket and wrench set,what size and type should i be looking for building Racks for Conduit,

Asked By: Terrified - 7/8/2012
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=== if you will go to Sears and find the tool salesman === Sears tools are excellent and in most cases they will replace a broken tool ... get a tool set in a box that is easy to carry and you should buy Kline brand [[ at the electric supplies and dealers ]] dykes -- side cutters -- nippers -- and a trim driver [[ that... More
Answered By: XTX - 7/9/2012
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Buy dildos....... Big ones
Answered By: Blaze - 7/8/2012
What does an electrician need sockets and wrenches for? Craftsman is a good tool. Husky is a good tool.
Answered By: Harvey Mushman left/right we are but servants - 7/8/2012
First of all, buy good quality, not Harbor Freight, oor Chineese made. Always buy tools to last a long time. I recommend Sear's Craftman's line of hand tools. They still have a free replacement policy for broken tools, (but not sharp or pointed). Don't but the metrics until you actually need them and will pay for... More
Answered By: WHAT - 7/8/2012
Socket and wrench for an electrician? Cheap set because you are hardly gonna use it compared to your screwdrivers and hammer.
Answered By: Breath of Death - 7/8/2012
An electrician would typically need two types of socket sets. I recommend a 3/8" drive and a set of SAE and metric sockets... More
Answered By: Ronald Greene - 7/8/2012
A 1/4" drive set will do for a start. One with sockets from 1/4" to 9/16". Including ratchet, extensions, and also a screwdriver handle to use it as a nut driver set too.
Answered By: mike p - 7/8/2012
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