There's nothing negative about this set of tools. If I had to pick something, it would be that some of the black oxide on the ratchet was already gone in certain areas, and there's edge wear across the entire ratchet like a tiny outline. It gives the ratchet some character though and isn't much of an issue. This is a quality heavy duty set, and even if you don't need it for impact work, it's good to have because impact sockets tend to be more sturdy in general because they have to stand up to power tool usage. The black looks much better than chrome.
Even though 1/2 drive is larger than what most people will need for most things, it's great to have it for when you need it, and you only need lesser drive sizes for when you need to work in smaller spaces or with much smaller socket sizes. The ratchet has a lot of teeth, feels good to hold and turn. You have pretty much all the socket sizes you'll ever need, and this set should be the only set you'll ever need for the rest of your life as long as you take care of it. The case it comes in is not flimsy, has rubber feet, latches closed well, and is easy to carry. You can even stack and lock other products that use the same case together to carry them both at once with one handle.
Stay away from the cheap tools. There are plenty of sets for half the price, but they'll likely wear down or break before long. Get a good quality sturdy set and you only have to buy it once.
These tools are made in Taiwan.
Heat treated CR-440 steel, DirectTorque Technology, Laser etched markings, O-ring and retaining pin compatible, Black oxide coating.