Welcome to Harbor Freight Tool’s Newest Store in Denton, Texas!

Grand Opening in Denton, TexasApril 25th, 2012 – Our newest store is now open in Denton, Texas in the Denton Town Center @ 2231 S. Lopp 288. This is Harbor Freight Tool’s 38th store in Texas. Located in north Texas, Denton resides 38 miles south of the Oklahoma-Texas boarder and is 39 miles northwest of Dallas. Store hours are MON-SAT 8:00AM-9:00PM and SUN 9:00AM-6:00PM. If you are in the Denton area come by and say hi!

Harbor Freight: More than the sum of its tools

Talk to any long time Harbor Freight Tools customer and they’ll probably chew your ear off with all the great things they’ve bought and all the great things they’ve done with those great things they’ve bought from us. Among the conversations about saws and wrenches and racing jacks and multipurpose tools what you’ll learn is that Harbor Freight Tools is much more than just the sum of its tools.

From time to time we here at the Harbor Freight Blog are going to be sharing the stories that show just how true this statement is. Today I bring you a great example of a customer who know how to spot a good Harbor Freight find when they see one.

Harbor Freight Garden Clock on the House of Hepworths

How's this for Pinterest worthy?

The blogger at the House of Hepwoths took our Dual Sided Vintage Garden Clock and turned it to an adorable (yes, I did say adorable) entrance way decoration. Check out the blog post for info on how to do this yourself!

Remove Rust, Residue and More with an Air Needle Scaler!

air needle scaler

Nothing beats an Air Needle Scaler for powering off scale, rust and more. Nineteen needles quickly scour hard surfaces.

The versatile and incredibly easy-to-use Air Needle Scaler (Central Pneumatic 1108) from Harbor Freight Tools powers off scale, rust, paint, cement, sealer and more from hard, durable or even irregular surfaces! Just attach the pneumatic needle scaler to your air compressor and let the 19 hardened steel needles do the work for you. Watch as they quickly scour the desired surface to a clean and smooth finish! This needle scaler is designed for tough, durable areas and should not be used on easily damaged surfaces.

Generating up to 4600 BPMs with three different settings, this pneumatic scaler handles tough jobs while still allowing you to easily adjust for each application. With both versatility and power, this needle scaler from Harbor Freight is sure to become your go-to tool for rust and residue removal.

And while the air needle scaler is built to last, you can always pick up a 19 Piece Needle Scaler Replacement Set from Harbor Freight for back-up needles. Even if you’ve had to scale back your tool budget, Harbor Freight has you covered! You’ll be hard pressed to find an air needle scaler of this quality for a better price anywhere!

Grand Opening Of Avondale, AZ Store April 18

Heads up Arizona! Harbor Freight is pleased to announce our newest store located in the Avondale Plaza Shopping Center at 1450 N. Dysart Road in the city of Avondale.

“We’re thrilled to open the 10th Harbor Freight Tools store in the state of Arizona, and proud to be a member of the Avondale community,” said Eric Smidt, President of Harbor Freight Tools. “Our customers can always count on finding the largest selection of quality tools at ridiculously low prices, and know they will always get the best value for their money. In today’s cost-conscious times, Harbor Freight offers a necessary alternative to the ‘big box’ retailers that push high-priced brands with little attention paid to customer needs and service.”

On Wednesday, April 18th, doors open at 8:00 a.m. for Harbor Freight Avondale’s special Grand Opening Sale, with select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent. At 11:00 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce will also be held.

“The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to count Harbor Freight Tools as a member,” said Sharolyn Hohman, Chamber President/CEO. “We look forward to seeing the positive impact they will make in the business community and wish them much success in their new location in Avondale.”

An Auto Darkening Welding Helmet That’s a Shade Above the Competition

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Auto-darkening welding helmet switches instantaneously from clear to dark right when you start welding!

Check out the Auto Darkening Welding Helmet with Blue Flame Design (Chicago Electric 91214) from Harbor Freight Tools! For arc, MIG or TIG welding, you can’t go wrong with this auto darkening welding helmet that goes from clear to dark as soon as you start welding! The superior lens takes just 1/25,000th of a second to darken from clear #4 to its dark state and the variable shade control allows you to adjust the darkness from shades #9 to #13.

The lens on this welding helmet also includes high/low light-sensitivity adjustment as well as ultraviolet and infrared protection so you can see clearly and work safely. And with a padded interior for a comfortable fit and its stylish blue flame design, this amazing welding auto darkening helmet is the perfect way to top off your welding wardrobe.

For a safe and efficient welding helmet auto darkening is the way to go. Just put your welding helmet on and start welding! And, of course, for affordable auto darkening welding helmets, Harbor Freight is the place to go! The equally eye-catching Auto Darkening Welding Helmet with Racing Stripe Design is also available, so pick the look that fits you for a price that fits any budget.

Lift Up to 20 Tons with this Central Hydraulics Bottle Jack

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Our hydraulic bottle jack lifts up to 20 tons and lifts from 10-1/4" to 20" high.

Whether you’re performing automotive, agricultural, industrial, or construction work, this Central Hydraulics 20 Ton Air/Over Hydraulic Jack (SKU 95553) from Harbor Freight Tools handles a lot! Using either air or manual power, this hydraulic jack makes it easy to lift up to 20 tons from 10-1/4” to 20” high! With that lift capacity and range, it’s the perfect hydraulic jack for car or truck repair and maintenance.But this bottle hydraulic jack doesn’t have a jacked up price like other units.

For a fraction of what you’d pay at other retailers, you get a hydraulic jack bottle unit that includes a 48” air hose with fittings and the same high quality craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from Harbor Freight for over 40 years! And with the manual or air operation option, you have the ability to use this amazing bottle jack practically anywhere you need it! Lift work pieces while connected to an air supply in your garage or use the jack manually in the field. Either way, you’ll be able to power through lifting applications like never before. And without powering through your tool budget!

And don’t forget, as with any jack hydraulic oil is essential to maintaining your unit’s longevity and performance. Pick some up along with a 20 Ton Air/Over Hydraulic Jack today and start lifting!

Measure Temperatures from a Distance with this Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer

non-contact infrared laser thermometer

The Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer instantly measures temperatures from a distance. Just point the laser at the intended surface!

The Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer instantly measures temperatures from a distance. Do it the convenient and accurate way with the Cen-Tech Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer with Laser Targeting (SKU 96451) from Harbor Freight Tools! By just pointing the laser at the intended surface, this amazing infrared laser thermometer instantly measures surface temperatures.

This tool is often also referred to as a laser thermometer because of the built-in laser used to target surface temperatures in just 500 milliseconds! And with the included 9 volt DC battery, this laser IR thermometer goes wherever it’s needed. Whether you’re going from jobsite to jobsite or working on several vehicles in a shop, the CenTech laser thermometer is just the tool you need to easily measure temperatures in just about any location.

If you’re in the market for an infrared thermometer with laser targeting and don’t want to pay a price that will make you see red, then get down to Harbor Freight where you can find this item for much less than what you’ll pay elsewhere! Our laser infrared thermometer is accurate up to +/- 4° below 212° F and +/- 2° above 212° F with a temperature range of -4°F (-20°C) to 968°F (520°C) making it a perfect addition to any tool chest or automotive kit.

Don’t overpay for a quality tool!  Set your sights on Harbor Freight and pick up this Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer today!