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

-CJ


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#102355 - 01/24/06 10:28 PM Re: Handtools  
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Klein first for me. Then, if absolutely necessary, I would bow to Ideals. Nothing else compares.


#102356 - 01/24/06 11:24 PM Re: Handtools  
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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 11:41 PM Re: Handtools  
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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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