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#102354 - 01/24/06 02:45 PM Handtools
copperjockey Offline

Registered: 01/23/06
Posts: 12
Loc: oakville,ON,Canada
Was just wondering what brand of pliers all of you prefer to use, Klein , Channellock or Ideal. I've been using Klein since I started, but some fellow electricians swear by channellock. What's the difference in your opinion.


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#102355 - 01/24/06 06:28 PM Re: Handtools
Sandro Offline

Registered: 12/30/01
Posts: 449
Loc: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada
Klein first for me. Then, if absolutely necessary, I would bow to Ideals. Nothing else compares.

#102356 - 01/24/06 07:24 PM Re: Handtools
frank Offline

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 361
Loc: windsor ontario canada
Klein pliers with those ugly hard red plastic Ideal handle covers that last forever.channellocks tools don't seem to be hardened as well as Klein ot Ideal IMHO.

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#102357 - 01/24/06 07:41 PM Re: Handtools
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Registered: 01/23/06
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Loc: oakville,ON,Canada
Yea I find the same...But Kleins dykes allways get wobly after a couple of months the nines are still the best!


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