Archives: Pliers

Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper

Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper K12055 Review I’m an electrician, and I’ve long thought that wire strippers had very little purpose to me except for when I needed a bolt cutter.  The pliers have always been lousy and my linesman pliers can strip wires almost as quickly.  Why should I bother carry around another tool.  […]

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Milwaukee Expands Locking Tools with Torque Lock™

New Milwaukee® Locking Tools Feature User Inspired Torque Lock™ Design MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of several new locking tools that dramatically increase productivity for the user. Featuring a patent pending Torque Lock™ adjustment system, the new Milwaukee® Locking Pliers and Locking C-Clamps deliver an […]

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Channellock CODE BLUE Pliers318B and 430CB

Channellock CODE BLUE Plier Line Now Made In USA Whether your a Professional contractor, serious DIYer or just a homeowner that demands top quality tools, you’ll want to take a close look at what Channellock is up to. Recently Channellock announced that they are now making their entire CODE BLUE pliers line in their Meadville, […]

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Channellock #87 Rescue Tool Review

Shorter, Lighter Design Offers First Responders Pocket-Size Rescue Tool The new Channellock #87 Rescue Tool fits a nitch that other tools in the industry don’t. This tool fits nicely in a firefighter’s turnout pocket and light enough not to hinder movement. In addition to the lighter, smaller design the following features including: The cutting tool […]

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Channellock® 8″ 368 High-Leverage Linemen’s Plier Review

New Channellock® 8″ 368 High-Leverage Linemen’s Plier Channellock® has been releasing some great tools this year and the new Channellock® 8″ 368 High-Leverage Linemen’s Plier is another example. Last Fall I also reviewed their new 9.5″ Linemen’s Plier which is a slightly larger version of this one. The big improvement with both of these new […]

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IRWIN Vise-Grip GrooveLock Pliers Review

IRWIN Vise-Grip GrooveLock Pliers Irwin recently introduced Vise-Grip GrooveLock Pliers in three different models including the Straight Jaw, V-Jaw and Smooth Jaw. Irwin recently sent us a pair of the Straight Jaw pliers to test and share our thoughts with all of you. Features Simple push of innovative press-n-slide button adjusts lower jaw 2X faster […]

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New Irwin Vise-Grip Curved-Jaw Locking Pliers

New Line Delivers Three Times More Gripping Power than Traditional Locking Pliers Huntersville, N.C. [August 27, 2010] — Trade professionals hate busted knuckles resulting from failed locking pliers. That’s no problem for tradesmen who use trusted IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® locking pliers, which have earned the top spot in the locking pliers category since their introduction in […]

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