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Handtools #102354
01/24/06 06:45 PM
01/24/06 06:45 PM
copperjockey  Offline OP
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 12
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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Re: Handtools #102355
01/24/06 10:28 PM
01/24/06 10:28 PM
Sandro  Offline
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 444
Stoney Creek, ON, Canada
Klein first for me. Then, if absolutely necessary, I would bow to Ideals. Nothing else compares.

Re: Handtools #102356
01/24/06 11:24 PM
01/24/06 11:24 PM
frank  Offline
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 376
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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Re: Handtools #102357
01/24/06 11:41 PM
01/24/06 11:41 PM
copperjockey  Offline OP
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 12
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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