Hand Tools reviews

IRWIN Vise-Grip GrooveLock Plier Review

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools

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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Channellock® 9.5 Inch 369 High-Leverage Linemen’s Plier Review

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools, Product Reviews

Channellock® 9.5 Inch 369 High-Leverage Linemen’s Pliers We recently introduced the new Channellock® 9.5 Inch 369 High-Leverage Linemen’s Pliers. Channellock set us a pair to evaluate and we wanted to share our thoughts. Features Round nose Cuts ACSR Laser heat-treated cutting edges last longer Only CHANNELLOCK® uses a knife and anvil style cutting edge to…

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Rockwell Jawstand

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools

NEW ROCKWELL JAWSTAND A SECOND SET OF HANDS AT YOUR SERVICE Anyone that reads this site on a regular basis knows that I’m a huge fan of the Rockwell Jawhorse. I use my Jawhorse in the shop constantly as my second set of hands when I’m working alone. So when I saw this press release…

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New Channellock Ratcheting Wrench Set

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools

NEW CHANNELLOCK® RATCHETING WRENCH SET OFFERS EIGHT SETTINGS IN TWO TOOLS MEADVILLE, Pa. — August 1, 2010 — Channellock, Inc., the company with a worldwide reputation for manufacturing quality pliers, introduces its new 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set that does the work of eight combination wrenches or sockets with just two tools. This set is part…

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Expanded Variety of Irwin Vise-Grip Groovelock Pliers

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools

EXPANDED VARIETY OF IRWIN VISE-GRIP GROOVELOCK PLIERS PROVIDES OPTIMAL VERSATILITY, 2X SPEED AND UNMATCHED STRENGTH New Straight and Smooth Jaw Designs Added to Best-In-Class V-Jaws Huntersville, N.C. [August 2, 2010] — Because having the right tool for the job is every tradesman’s demand, IRWIN® Tools is introducing two new jaw configurations to its line of…

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CHANNELLOCK – New Website, New Plier and Giveaway

By Todd Fratzel on Feature Story, Hand Tools, Product Reviews

CHANNELLOCK Website – New & Improved CHANNELLOCK has been in business for almost 125 years and they are known for some of the best pliers that I’ve ever used. CHANNELLOCK recently introduced a new website featuring some great interactive videos and information to showcase all their products including pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers and an assortment of…

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Pulverizer Review – Multi-Purpose Demolition Tool

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools, Product Reviews

The Pulverizer™ – A New Multi-Purpose Concrete & Demolition Tool We were recently asked to test the all new Pulverizer™ demolition tool. Check out the press release first with product information then our review below. The Pulverizer is a hand held solution for heavy-duty demolition projects for professionals and DIYers. September 2009 – Jackson®, an…

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Ready Wrench Review

By Todd Fratzel on Hand Tools, Product Reviews

Ready Wrench by Black & Decker Black & Decker continues to role out innovative tools for home owners and DIY’ers. The Ready Wrench is another example of their innovative tools. The Ready Wrench is a single hand tool that combines 16 popular standard and metric socket sizes in one handy easy to use tool. This…

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