Originally Posted by halikAnything made out of cast iron or similar alloy is pure garbage.James Fulford writes: You can buy cast-iron radiators made in America 75 years ago and still heat your home with them, but it's much cheaper to buy "Made in China" —which may fail before the next election.
+1 on that. I know their bench vises are awful.
I think the problem is that 'cast iron' to them is 'random old sh^t that we melted down and poured into a casting.'[How about a Harbor Freight tool thread? , AnandTechForums, November 19, 2013]